What conclusions can you make about Agamemnon’s character based on his words and actions.
. Do you think Achilles is justified in his anger against Agamemnon and his withdrawal from battle knowing the dire
consequences of his actions?
. What role do the gods play in Book One? Are they aloof observers, fair intermediaries, or meddling nuisances? Describe
the roles played by Apollo, Athena, and Thetis.