Achilles: Apparently, you won some great victory. Agamemnon: Ah, perhaps you didn't notice. The trojan beach belonged to priam in the morning. It belongs to agamemnon In the afternoon. Achilles: You can have the beach. I didn't come here for sand. Agamemnon: No, you came here because you want your name To last through the ages. A great victory was won today. But that victory is not yours. Kings did not kneel to achilles. Kings did not pay homage to achilles. Achilles: Perhaps the kings were too far behind to see. The soldiers won the battle. Agamemnon: History remembers kings, not soldiers! Tomorrow, we'll batter down the gates of troy. I'll build monuments to victory On every island of greece. I'll carve "agamemnon" in the stone. Achilles: Be careful, King of kings. First, you need the victory. Agamemnon: Your men sacked The temple of apollo, yes? Achilles: Apparently, you won some great victory. Agamemnon: Ah, perhaps you didn't notice. The trojan beach belonged to priam in the morning. It belongs to agamemnon In the afternoon. Achilles: You can have the beach. I didn't come here for sand. Agamemnon: No, you came here because you want your name To last through the ages. A great victory was won today. But that victory is not yours. Kings did not kneel to achilles. Kings did not pay homage to achilles. Achilles: You want gold, take it. It's my gift to honor your courage. Take what you wish. Agamemnon: I already have. Aphareus! Haemon! The spoils of war. Achilles: No argument with you, brothers, But if you don't release her, you'll never see home again. Decide. Achilles: Apparently, you won some great victory. Agamemnon: Ah, perhaps you didn't notice. The trojan beach belonged to priam in the morning. It belongs to agamemnon In the afternoon. Achilles: You can have the beach. I didn't come here for sand. Agamemnon: No, you came here because you want your name To last through the ages. A great victory was won today. But that victory is not yours. Kings did not kneel to achilles. Kings did not pay homage to achilles. Agamemnon: Guards! Briseis: Stop! Too many men have died today. If killing is your only talent, That's your curse. I don't want anyone dying for me. Agamemnon: Mighty Achilles, Silenced by a slave girl. Tonight... I'll have her give me a bath. And then... Who knows? Achilles: You sack of wine! Before my time is done, I will look down on your corpse and smile.


Achilles trying to rescue Briseis from Agamemnon.