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Briseis led away from Achilles. Detail from Athenian red-figure clay vase, about 500-450 BC. London, British Museum E76. Photo. BM XXXVII B 56In mythology, Achilles' servant at Troy who is taken from him by Agamemnon, the occasion of Achilles 'wrath'. She is shown in various scenes of the episode on 5th century vases.

Above: Briseis led away from Achilles. Detail from Athenian red-figure clay vase, about 500-450 BC. London, British Museum E76. Photo. BM XXXVII B 56 © London, British Museum

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