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Mother of Achilles

Thetis

Wife of Hector

Andromache

Achilles wept when he had to give back this gift

Briseis

Patient and practical yet a fierce Greek warrior

Odysseus

Took his gift back

Agamemnon

Asked his mother to set Zeus against the Greeks

Achilles

Retrieved the body of Hector

Priam

Ruler of the Gods

Zeus

Mortal who wounded two gods in battle

Diomedes

Wears Achilles armor to inspire the Greeks in battle

Patroclos

The face that launched a thousand ships

Helen

destined to become the king of Troy

Aineias

Accepts Paris' challenge to a duel

Menelaos

Wears Achilles armor to insult the Greeks

Hector

Advisor the the Trojan leader

Polydamas

Zeus sent Agamemnon a false dream to make him think that Troy was about to fall to the Greeks

True

Paris offered to give back all of Helen's treasure and additional treasure of his own but refused to give back Helen

True

Poseidon helped a Trojan destined to be king of Troy

True

Phoenix, Odysseus, and Aias were sent to make a mend between Agamemnon and Achilles

True

Hera hated the Trojans so much that she wanted them completely destroyed

True

Nestor and Odysseus are respected by all because of their even temper and wise advice

True

It was common knowledge that Paris was the cause and blamefor the war

True

Agamemnon swore that he had never shared his bed with Briseis

True

Achilles was considered one of the greatest Greek heroes even though he had many character laws

True

Cause: Achilles finally decides to reenter the battle

Effect:Thetis predicts his death

Cause: Paris is about to be defeated by Menelaos

Effect: Aphrodite carries him to safety

Cause: Apollo uses Agenor to deceive Achilles

Effect: The Trojans are able to get safe within city walls

Cause: Pandaros shoots Menelaos

Effect: Truce between the Greeks and the Trojans is broken

Cause: Hector asks his mother to petition Athena to protect the city from Diomedes

Effect: The Trojan women visit a shrine

Cause: Agamemnon calls for a retreat

Effect: Odysseus tells him that he lacks courage

Cause: Zeus forbids the gods to fight

Effect: The Greeks struggle in battle

Cause: Achilles is still angry with Agamemnon

Effect: The emissaries fail to get his help in saving the Achaian army

Cause: Dolon tells Odysseus and Diomedes that the Thracians have arrived

Effect: Two Greeks kill a king and acquire lovely horses

Cause: Eurypylos asks for a hand

Effect: Patroclos takes time to clean a wound

Cause: Polydamas sees an eagle drop a snake among the Trojans

Effect: He advises Hector to retreat from the current battle

Cause: Aphorodite protects her son in battle

Effect: She is wounded by Diomedes

Poseidon disobeyed Zeus by

rallying the Greeks to fight

The following gods were allied with the Trojans

Aphrodite, Apollo, Ares

Xanthos is angered by Achilles

pollutes the river with blood of Trojans

As a result of Hera's trickery, Zeus

fell asleep

Hector fought the Greeks for Patroclos' body because he wanted to

defile and ruin it

All the following THEMES expressed in the Iliad

Real men don't eat quiche/ What comes around goes around/ Don't walk around with a chip on your shoulder

Athena tricked Hector into fighting Achilles by

Pretending to be Hectors brother, telling him they would stand together against Achilles

All of the following are true about the beginning of the Iliad

It begins "in media res"/ Homer calls upo the muse to help him tell the story/ Agamemnon has created a plague to fall upon the Greeks

Thetis went to Hephaistos and asked him for a new ____ for Achilles.

set of battle gear

The main character of the Iliad is

Achilles

Achilles presided over games to honor

Patroclos

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