Therefore, Agamemnon, though you be strong, take not this girl away, for the sons of the Achaeans have already given her to Achilles; and you, Achilles, strive not further with the king, for no man who by the grace of Jove wields a sceptre has like honour with Agamemnon.
But Agamemnon did not forget the threat that he had made Achilles, and called his trusty messengers and squires Talthybius and Eurybates.
They found Achilles sitting by his tent and his ships, and ill-pleased he was when he beheld them.
Then Achilles went all alone by the side of the hoar sea, weeping and looking out upon the boundless waste of waters.
But Achilles abode at his ships and nursed his anger.
I believe, therefore, that you have been promising her to give glory to Achilles, and to kill much people at the ships of the Achaeans.
In this article I examine the complex role of magic in Achilles
Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon and argue that Achilles
discredits magic as supernaturally powerful by depicting magical practices as ineffectual, resulting in unintended consequences, or as the basis for dramatic, narrative, or rhetorical manipulation and deception.