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Agamemnon

Agamemnon

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    Not My Finest Moment
    It's not like I wanted to sacrifice my daughter. I was forced! [Sacrifice of Iphigenia by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1700s]


    Lovely Briseis
    She was way happier being my love slave than she ever was being Achilles'. [Fresco from the Villa Valmarana by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1757]


    Achilles is a Punk
    I don't know why Achilles had to act like such a little punk when I took Briseis from him. [The Wrath of Achilles by Jacques-Louis David, 1819]


    Take That!
    It was pretty funny watching Athena yank Achilles by his hair. [The Rage of Achilles by Giovanni Battista, 18th century]


    Worst Wife Ever
    Sheer evil. I don't know what I was thinking. [Clytemnestra hesitates before killing the sleeping Agamemnon by Pierre-Narcisse Guérin, 1817]


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