Achaeans

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Achaeans

A Greek people whom Homer identifies as the besiegers of Troy. Their capital was Mycenae.
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While Marcos continues his work in building support to regain his throne and be recognized as the Emparch of the Akhaian Empire, Caro has stepped off her home on the water to act as his royal bodyguard.
Hektor knows it, and he responds "Not by the Trojans' anguish on that day / am I so overborne in mind [...] as by your own grief, when some armed Akhaian / takes you in tears, your free life stripped away" (156).
Meanwhile the more sophisticated audience on Ithaka has already graduated to songs dealing with the returns of the Akhaian heroes from the war.