Also asked, what kind of leader is Agamemnon?
Agamemnon (also called “Atrides”) – King of Mycenae and leader of the Achaean army; brother of King Menelaus of Sparta. Arrogant and often selfish, Agamemnon provides the Achaeans with strong but sometimes reckless and self-serving leadership. Like Achilles , he lacks consideration and forethought.
Furthermore, is Agamemnon a good king? Agamemnon is a king of the Achaeans, but that does not make him worthy of the title. Through his actions and words in The Iliad, we can see that Agamemnon is not a great king at all. He’s a strong warrior, and his physical prowess is not contested.
Likewise, what makes Agamemnon a hero?
Agamemnon fulfills the first two requirements of a tragic hero : nobility and morality. He is referred to as being “twin throned [and] twin sceptered” (Agam. 36). Erich Segal (Segal) calls him a “gentleman” (Segal 65) because he loves his family and devotes himself to his country and religion.
What was the purpose of Paris and Hector’s trip to Sparta?
Then Paris decided to pay a visit to the Queen of Sparta , Helen, and ended up taking her with him when they left for Troy. Hector was furious when he found her in the cabin of their ship. He told Paris that he had no choice but to send her back to Sparta , for Hector wanted to avoid war.