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Flashcards in Book 7 Deck (10):
1

Name

Ajax fights Hector

2

Hector's challenge

he issues a single combat challenge, Greeks draw lots and Ajax is chosen

3

The Duel

Ajax begins to win against Hector
Heralds from both sides stop the fighting
The heroes exchange gifts

4

The Greek and Trojan proposition

Nestor proposes a truce for the burial of the dead
-decided upon
Priam also wanted this

5

The Trojan Proposition

Atenor proposes the return of Helen
Paris refuses to give up Helen but will give up her goods
-refused

6

The Greeks actions

they build a high wall round their ships

7

The meaning of The Ajax and Hector duel

foreshadows the one with Achilles

8

Hectors conditions to Ajax

the one of restoring the body asserts one of the basic norms; later violated by achilles

9

Main theme of this book

theme of respect for traditional burial rites

10

Menelaus

had been the only one to accept Hector's challenge
"you big mouth, you women? I cannot call you men"