Flashcards in Trojan War. Deck (27)
Who is Tyndareus married to?
Zeus comes to Leda in the form of what?
The four children of Zeus and Leda are?
Clytemenstra, Castor, Helen, and Polydeuces.
What is the relationship between Castor and Polydeuces?
They have brotherly devotion and Polydeuces share his immortality with Castor.
What is the oath of Tyndareus?
Helen has many suitors. Her marriage must be defended by all of the suitors.
Who does Helen choose as her husband?
Who suggests the oath of Tyndareus?
At what event does the Judgement of Paris start?
The wedding of Peleus and Thetis.
Who is the God that isn't invited and what is her role?
Eris the goddess of strife and discord.
What does Eris do?
She throws a golden apple for the most beautiful.
Who tries to grab the apple?
Hera, Aphrodite, Athena.
What do the individual gods offer Paris in return for choosing them.
Aphrodite: The most beautiful woman.
Athena: Victory in war.
Why does Paris offend Zeus?
He takes Helen when he is staying in Menelaus' hospitality.
What does Menelaus call to protect his marriage?
The oath of Tyndareus.
How does Agamemnon anger Artemis, and what does she do?
Agamemnon kills one of the deers sacred to Artemis while trying to feed his troops, and Artemis stops the winds.
What does Agamemnon have to do to appease Artemis?
Sacrifice his daughter.
Where is Achilles vulnerable?
In his heel where his mother held him while dipping him in the Styx river.
Who tricks Achilles into joining the Trojan war?
Odysseus spots him dressed as a girl when he grabs a sword when they are "under attack"
How does Odysseus get Telemachus to join the war?
Telemachus is pretending to be crazy and salting his crops. Odysseus puts his son infront of the plow, and he stops proving he isn't crazy.
What happens to Philoctetes?
He is dropped off on Lemnos after a snake bite.
What was Hecabe's dream?
When she was pregnant with Paris that her son would set fire to the world.
What source is the Trojan war from?
Why is Apollo angry and killing the Greeks?
Agamemnon took the daughter of a priest to Apollo and has offended him.
What does Agamemnon do after he returns the daughter? What is Achilles response?
Agamemnon takes Achilles girl, and Achilles withdraws his men.
Who is very important to Achilles, and dies to Hector?
What does Zeus do to Hector?
Sinks his scales into the underworld, after being previously protected by Apollo.