Flashcards in Quiz: The Iliad (1, 6 & 9) Deck (24):
daughter of Chryses
asked Achilles to protect him
begged Hector to stand and fight behind the wall
swore an oath that the Greeks would one day wish he was still fighting with them
asked Zeus to change sides and help the Trojans beat the Greeks
epithet- the swift runner
the priest of Apollo
the wife of Hector
sent Athena to stop Achilles from killing Agamemnon
killed many Greeks with his bow and arrows
the Greek commander that tried to get Achilles and Agamemnon to call a truce
epithet- white armed goddess
asked Zeus to bless his son and make his son a better man than he was
killed Andromache's father and seven brothers
How did Athena stop Achilles from killing Agamemnon?
grabbed his hair
said to tell him off, not kill him
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
Who did Hector leave the battle and come inside the walls of Troy to find?
What are three other names used for the Greeks?
Who did Agamemnon send to ask Achilles to come back and fight for them?
Odysseus, Phoenix & Ajax
What reasons did these men give to Achilles so that he would come back and fight for the Greeks?
His father's words
Agamemnon is sorry
his countrymen need him
What did Agamemnon offer Achilles so that he would come back?
10 gold bars