Agamemnon (from Homer)

Agamemnon (ruler of Mycenae from Homer’s epics and leader of the campaign against Troy)

“Keep your courage up and in the
heat of the battle fear nothing but dishonour in each other’s
eyes. When warriors fear disgrace, more are saved than killed.”

  • From The Iliad (Book 5, approx. line 530) by Homer, translated by E. V. Rieu and revised by Peter Jones (Penguin Classics, 2014).


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