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Sheet1 Page 1 1. Describe the Mycenaean people and why they are? Known to be warriors who lived for heroic battles. 2. Who represents the Anatolian World and why it was an extraordinary powerful and wealthy society during 3000-2000 bc? Bronze age D3. The Iliad was originally: a) written in Greek D4.Which of the following Gods/Goddesses side with the Greeks in the Iliad?: a) Aphrodite C6.The Iliad began with: a) The abduction of Helen A7.Homer's account of one incident in the Trojan war makes clear that human events are: a) Conditioned, often caused, by th e A8. The society described in the Iliad revolves around highly individualistic heroes who are: a) devoted to the community A9.The Olympian gods view the war: a) as partisans B10.When compensation to the priest of Apollo required Agamemnon to give up his prize, he believed the loss to be a threat t o A11. Challenged by Achilles, Agamemnon, in his hubris, chose: a) To risk Troy and lose Achilles D 5. In the Iliad, Achillesh mother Thetis: a) Asks Zeus to side with the Greeks
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Sheet1 Page 2 A12.Threatened by Agamemnon with the loss of his prize, Achilles believed the loss to be a threat to: a) His honor D13. Challenged by Agamemnon, Achilles chose, at first: a) To go home to a long life and total obscurity A dream that was sent by Zeus to make Agamemnon think that he was going to win the war right then and there 15.The first thing Odysseus does is to go to Agamemnon and borrow his __Scepter_________. Why? 16. What is Apollos answer to Chryses prays? He sends a plague through the Greeks, forcing Agamemnon to return Chryseis 17. Why is Agamemnon so upset with Achilles? Because Agamemnon thinks Achilles is being stubborn 18.Why is Achilles so upset with Agamemnon? Because Agamamnon demanded Achilles' war prize of Briseis Because Paris is the one who precipitated the war by stealing Helen, and the duel will show who is the more powerful man tha 20.Who is Nestor, and why he believes what Agamemnon had said about the dream? 14.What is the Agamemnonhs hmurderous dreamh? 19.Why do Menelaus and Paris duel? Whaths at stake and what is defined by the duel?
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Sheet1 Page 3 Nestor is the oldest Achaean commander and he believes Agamamnon because he is so wise and the men are easily swayed 21.Why Achilles withdraws from the fighting? Do other Greeks admire him? Why? What emotion drives him to act this way? He withdraws because he's angry at Agamemnon. In battle they DO admire him, but they don't for not fighting. His Hubris driv e A22.Which of the following are epithets associated with Hector?: a) Helmet flashing B\C23.Which of the following is a patronymic used in The Iliad?: a) Agammemnon A24.Which of the following books in The Iliad contain an aristeia?: a) Book 5: Diomedes Fights the Gods B25.The Greek oracles illustrate that: a) The future is fate D26.The value and rarity of bronze in the culture of the Iliad is the most evident when: a) Nestor has to remind the troops to b u D27.The complex choices that Achilles, Agamemnon and Hector must make depend upon: a) Heroic fame and honor
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  • Fall '08
  • Litos
  • The Odyssey, Agamemnon, Electra, The Iliad, Agamemnon, Chorus, Iphigenia, War, Armor, Achilles, Hector, Agamemnon, Priam, Thetis, Paris, Patroclus, Andromache, Apollo, Athena, Diomedes, Hecuba, Helen, Hera, Menelaus, Nestor, Odysseus, Poseidon, Zeus, Fate, Odysseus, Athena, Zeus, Poseidon, Achilles, Menelaus, Nestor, Agamemnon, Cassandra, Chorus, Apollo, Athena, Helen, Iphigenia, Menelaus, Paris, Poseidon, Priam, Zeus

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