The Odyssey

What did the seer Calchas say needed to be done for the army to set sail?

What needed to be done?

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The seer, Calchas, said that in order for the army to successfully set sail, Agamemnon must sacrifice his daughter Iphigenia. This sacrifice was required of him as a result of his neglect in sacrificing the golden sheep, which was replaced with an ordinary one, something that had angered Artemis.