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The Iliad Short Answer Questions
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Why did Athene appear to Achilles at the assembly in the Greek Army
to prevent achilles from killing agamemnon as it was not time yet
Why did Glachus and diomedes agree to exchange armour instead of fighting each other
they discover that they are guest friends
Who was Automedon
Who killed Sarpedon and why did Zeus want to save him
Patroclus, because he was zeus' son
Name one of the rivers of Troy
Who was sent to Achilles to tell him to release Hector's body
When chryses comes to ask for the release of his daughter, what two items does he bring with him?
according to achilles, why can the acheans not find another prize for agamemnon?
when hector returns to Troy from battle, what does he ask helen to do?
after sarpedons death he is carried home, where is his home?
What oath does hector ask achilles to swear when he faces him outside the walls of troy
how is hermes disguised as when he is sent to guide priam
as a myrmadon
name hector's wife and son
Andromache, Astyanax or Scamandrius
what is an epithet?
a way to characterise a character e.g quick footed achilles
who is helenus? What advice does he give hector in book 6
son of priam, prince of troy,
which god goes with priam to get the body of hector back from achilles?
what does apollo say to patroclus in book 16?
who is cassandra?
prophet, nobody believes what she says, priams most beautiful daughter
in book 1, why does zeus nod his head
to agree with thetis' proposal to let the trojans start winning the war
who takes chyseis back to her father
what makes astyanax frightened in book 6
the red plume on hector's helmet
who is hecabe?
queen of troy, wife of priam
what tribute does zeus send as a mark of respect to his son sarpedon
what is an epic poem
a poem about heroic men and women/ ephiet is e.g swift footed achilles
why do talthybius and eurybates go to achilles' hut
to take briseis from achilles
why does patroclus go to achilles in tears
Patroclus tells Achilles of all the wounded Greek warriors and curses Achilles for his stubbornness.
what is meant by oral poetry
poetry that is spoken
in book 1, why is calchas afraid to speak at the assembly
he is afraid that agamemnon may get angry and kill him
what does zeus put on his golden scales
the lives of hector and achilles
who was the first person to see priam returning from the greek camp
why did helenus ask hector to go into the city of troy in book 6
to get him to raise spirits and gather the women at athenas temple to pray
what was achilles told to do instead of killing agamemnon
name the husband and son of andromache
Hector and Astyanax/Scamandrius
why did thetis feel it was an unlucky day when she gave birth to achilles
Because he must either have a un-heroic life or a great reputation and die young
what were achilles' men called
who was peleus
who was nestor
a wise greek man from sandy pylon
what sign did zeus send to show that priam would have a safe journey
a black eagle
why was calchas important in the iliad
he was a seer who could see the past present and future
to whom was menelaus married
in what year of the trojan war did the iliad take place
whom does achilles tell to hand briseis over to two heralds, Talthybius and Eurybates
which god prevents patroclus from climbing the walls of troy
what are the 4 concepts of Mendel's model
The gcc compiler as used on the guru.itap.purdue.edu server this semester will permit a variable to be declared and initialized in the first expression of a for loop. See examples on pages 318-319 of your C programming text.
What major organisms break down SOM in the soil?
what does pulmonary venous circulation do?
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