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daughter of Chryses

Chryseis

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asked Achilles to protect him

Calchas

3

begged Hector to stand and fight behind the wall

Andromache

4

swore an oath that the Greeks would one day wish he was still fighting with them

Achilles

5

asked Zeus to change sides and help the Trojans beat the Greeks

Thetis

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epithet- the swift runner

Achilles

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the priest of Apollo

Chryses

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the wife of Hector

Andromache

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sent Athena to stop Achilles from killing Agamemnon

Hera

10

killed many Greeks with his bow and arrows

Apollo

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Hector's son

Scamandrius

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the Greek commander that tried to get Achilles and Agamemnon to call a truce

Nestor

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Achilles' prize

Briseis

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epithet- white armed goddess

Hera

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asked Zeus to bless his son and make his son a better man than he was

Hector

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killed Andromache's father and seven brothers

Achilles

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How did Athena stop Achilles from killing Agamemnon?

grabbed his hair
said to tell him off, not kill him

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What did Calchus say that the Greeks have to do to appease Apollo's anger?

give Chryseis back without taking a ransom
offer a sacrifice to Apollo

19

Who did Hector leave the battle and come inside the walls of Troy to find?

Andromache

20

What are three other names used for the Greeks?

Argives
Acheans
Danaans

21

Who did Agamemnon send to ask Achilles to come back and fight for them?

Odysseus, Phoenix & Ajax

22

What reasons did these men give to Achilles so that he would come back and fight for the Greeks?

His father's words
Agamemnon's gifts
Agamemnon is sorry
his countrymen need him

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What did Agamemnon offer Achilles so that he would come back?

10 gold bars
7 women
Briseis

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Explain the causes of Achilles' rage.

Agamemnon sat back while Achilles fought
Aga got prizes for doing nothing
Aga threatened to steal Ach's prize
Ach got small prizes and Aga got big ones
When Aga had to give Chryseis back, he stole Briseis