Flashcards in LCT32: Troy and the Trojan War (Part 3) Deck (10)
Who is the greatest warrior at Troy?
What are Achilles' two fates?
- long life but forgotten
- short life but eternal fame
Where is Achilles vulnerable?
only in his heel
Who is Achilles best friend?
The two Ajax's
Ajax the Greater - 2nd best fighter
Ajax the Lesser - swift
What is Odysseus known for?
wily, crafty veteran - famous for his long journey back home
What was Odysseus fake dream? For what purpose?
need to move the greek camp for a day - to get back at Palamedes for making him fight
What does Odysseus do?
buries gold where Palamedes tent was and sends a captured Trojan to Troy with letter- has captive ambushed and killed
What does letter say?
"from King Priam to Palamedes" - promise of gold