Tell me, O Muse, of that clever hero who wandered far after capturing the. Sing, Goddess, the destructive wrath of Achilles, son of Peleus, which brought many disasters upon the Greeks, and sent before their time many gallant souls of heroes to the infernal regions, and made them a prey to the dogs and to all the fowls of the air for so the counsel of Jove was fulfilled from the period at which Atrides, king of men, and the godlike Achilles first stood apart, contended contending. The region later known as Achaea is instead referred to as Aegialus.

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An angry man—there is my story: Of that versatile man, O Muse, tell me the story, How he wandered both long and far after sacking The city of holy Troy.