Optional makeup quiz
To be given same day as final (Tues. 4/20, 3 weeks from now)
Same day as final exam.
Will be CUMULATIVE; 10 questions multiple choice
Will replace lowest quiz grade
Intended for those students who have missed two quizzes due to illness or other unavoidable
Students who’ve missed three quizzes will have to live with one zero grade
More than what should be expected, so please be APPRECIATEIVE and don’t whine for
“You have nothing to lose by taking this quiz.”
“Meanwhile, back at Troy…”
Hector and Andromache
Hector’s scene with his wife Andromache and their infant son, Astyanax
(Said: Wife asks him to stay inside, he cannot, they talk plainly about the wife and infant
being a slave. Actually it ends up worse.)
This scene, and others, suggest that Homer was very sympathetic with the fate of Troy and its
What happens to Andromache and Astyanax after war?
(Said: Andromache actually does become a slave and Astyanax gets dropped off the side
of the Troy walls.)
Does Menelaus die?
Menelaus doesn’t get killed in Homer’s version, he goes back home etc, is prominent
character in the Odyssey
Who rescued Paris?
He does get rescued in Homer’s version though. Aphrodite rescues Paris from the
Aphrodite whisks Paris off the battlefield, Aphrodite vs. Helen.
[Aphrodite tells Helen whats up, tells her to get busy with Paris or else…]
Trojans are winning (why?)
Because Zeus is on the Trojan’s side.
Hera distracts Zeus from the fighting
With a little help from Aphrodite and seduces Zeus. After seduction, Zeus goes to sleep.
Remember hieros gamos?
(Term means ‘sacred marriage’)
Aristeia of Diomedes
With Athena’s help, wounds Aphrodite and wounds Ares as well.
(Said: Athena drops Diomedes’ mortal veil, sees gods, wounds two gods, Ares goes and
bitches to Zeus, Zeus tells Ares to gtfo of his sight.)
Gods fight each other
(Said: Zeus finds out what happened to him after he wakes up, tells gods to go at it if they
want to meddle with the war)
(Said: Hera vs Artimes, but Hera has the upper hand, takes Artimes’ bow and smacks her with
Embassy to Achilles
After things go badly for the Greeks, Agamemnon sends Ajax, Odysseus and Phoenix
Agamemnon offers daughter (another daughter, not the one sacrificed), and half of kingdom