Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account

different sets

Mother of Achilles


Wife of Hector


Achilles wept when he had to give back this gift


Patient and practical yet a fierce Greek warrior


Took his gift back


Asked his mother to set Zeus against the Greeks


Retrieved the body of Hector


Ruler of the Gods


Mortal who wounded two gods in battle


Wears Achilles armor to inspire the Greeks in battle


The face that launched a thousand ships


destined to become the king of Troy


Accepts Paris' challenge to a duel


Wears Achilles armor to insult the Greeks


Advisor the the Trojan leader


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


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


Poseidon helped a Trojan destined to be king of Troy


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


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


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


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


Agamemnon swore that he had never shared his bed with Briseis


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


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 presided over games to honor


Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording