Differences from the Iliad

There are several textual differences between the Iliad and Ransom. The character Somax, who drives the cart Priam rides en route to his negotiations with Achilles, is not mentioned in the original text. This leads to a drastically different interaction with Hermes in Ransom.[1] Priam and Achilles are covered in much more detail in Ransom, leading to further textual differences.

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