THE CONTENTION OF ACHILLES AND AGAMEMNON.
The Visit of Chryses, Priest of Apollo, to Agamemnon, asking the Ransom
of his Daughter. - Refusal of Agamemnon. - A Pestilence sent by
Apollo upon the Greek Army. - A Council called by Achilles. — The
Cause of the Pestilence declared by the Seer Calchas.- Dispute be-
tween Agamemnon and Achilles, which ends with the taking away of
Briseis from Achilles. — The Daughter of Chryses restored to him. -
Visit of Thetis to Jupiter, who promises to avenge Achilles. — Mutual
Chiding of Jupiter and Juno.
THE TRIAL OF THE ARMY, AND CATALOGUE OF THE FORCES.
A treacherous Dream sent by Jupiter to Agamemnon, who assembles the
Army in the Hope to take Troy. - Debate of the Chiefs in Council. –
Agamemnon pretends a Desire to return to Greece, in Order to try
the Disposition of the Army. - Insolent Speech of Thersites, and his
Punishment by Ulysses. — Advice of Nestor to review the Troops. —
Catalogue of the Troops and Ships. — Enumeration of the Trojan