Hackett Publishing, 1997
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  • 1.1:

                     Sing, Goddess, Achilles’ rage,
    Black and murderous, that cost the Greeks
    Incalculable pain, pitched countless souls
    Of heroes into Hades’ dark,
    And left their bodies to rot as feasts
    For dogs and birds, as Zeus’ will was done.
      Begin with the clash between Agamemnon—
    The Greek warlord—and godlike Achilles.
      Which of the immortals set these two
    At each other’s throats?