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1

Achilles' best friend

Patrochlus

2

helped Hector run from Achilles

Apollo

3

killed Patrochlus and then took his armor

Hector

4

turned into Deiphobus and told Hector to stop running from Achilles so that they could fight him together

Athena

5

gave Achilles his spear back after he threw it at Hector and missed

Athena

6

was working at her loom and did not know that her husband had been killed

Andromache

7

held up the golden scales to see if Hector or Achilles would die

Zeus

8

epithet- grey-eyed goddess

Athena

9

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.

10

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.

11

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

12

Describe the battle scene between Achilles and Hector including what Hector asked Achilles to do and what Achilles did in answer to Hector's question.

Achilles chases Hector around the walls
Apollo helps Hector run
Achilles throws spear & Hector ducks
Hector throws spear and it hits Achilles' shield
Achilles throws spear and hits Hectors neck (weak spot)