Flashcards in Quiz: The Iliad (22 & 24) Deck (12):
Achilles' best friend
helped Hector run from Achilles
killed Patrochlus and then took his armor
turned into Deiphobus and told Hector to stop running from Achilles so that they could fight him together
gave Achilles his spear back after he threw it at Hector and missed
was working at her loom and did not know that her husband had been killed
held up the golden scales to see if Hector or Achilles would die
epithet- grey-eyed goddess
What was Hector's brilliant plan while he was waiting outside the walls for Achilles?
Why did he realize it was actually a stupid plan?
Hector takes off his armor and weapons and goes out to see Achilles to offer him Helen, everything Paris had stolen from the Greeks, and half of what the Trojans had.
Achilles was just going to kill him anyway for killing Petrochlus & he had no armor or weapons.
Describe the epic simile for Hector outside of the walls of Troy.
He waited like a snake, coiled & tense. There was venom in his eyes & poison in his heart. His glittering eyes were glaring.
Describe how Hector's prophecy of Achilles' death came true with the destruction of Troy.
Greeks came in Troy with horse, Achilles & Greeks kill Trojans, Paris shoots an arrow at Achilles & with Apollo's help it hits his heel (weak spot) and he dies