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The strategy to capture the city was to give the Trojans a giant wooden horse with fiftyGreek warriors inside, as a sign of their resignation; the rest of the Greeks burned theirtents and hid behind the nearby island of Tenedos.4. How did Helen (as she claims) secretly try to help the Greeks? How didHelen (as Menelaos claims) try to betray them?Helen claims she secretly tried to help the Greeks by not telling anyone that Odysseuswas the beggar that came into the city of Troy and about the plan of taking the city withthe wooden horse.Menelaos claims that Helen tried to make them come out of the horse before time bycalling each one of the heroes in it by name, even pretending to be their wives of theAchaeans.5. Who saw through the Greeks’ stratagem and what was the result of hiswarning? What happened the night the Greek ships withdrew from Troy?A priest of Poseidon, Laocoon, suspected that the horse had warriors inside. Hedeclared the horse was a trick and that it should be destroyed and hurled his spearinto the horse’s side. Two snakes that arose from the sea killed Laocoon. (Actually bche “had intercourse with” his wife within the temple of Poseidon)6. Briefly summarize the events surrounding the death of Priam, including theparts played by Hecuba and Neoptolemus. Who tells this story, and in whatwork? With which side does he sympathize?After Priam knew the city was attacked, he put on his old rusty armor. His wife Hecubaasked him to stay by the altar with her, because that was their only hope. Then,Priam’s son Polites was trying to escape Neoptolemus, but he killed him in front ofPriam and Hecuba. Priam said he wasn't the son of Achilles, because he had givenhim the body of his son Hector, and was honorable. Neoptolemus laughed and killedPriam by wounding his left hand, and then dragging him to the altar. There he stabbedhim with his sword in his bowels.64
Vergil tells this story in The Aeneid. He seems to sympathize with Priam.7. Which of Anchises’ (typo) sons escapes Troy? What important role does heplay in later myths?Aeneas.He becomes the first true hero of Rome. Founder of Ancient Rome.8. What happens to Helen at the end of the war?Who isCassandra, and whathappens to her?Menelaus found her with her new husband Deiphobus, and killed him, but didn’t kill herbc she showed him her breast. Later he took her to Sparta where they lived happily.Cassandra was the daughter of King Priam. Had the power of prophecy and the curseof never being believed.The other Ajax, raped Cassandra while she clung to an image of Athena. He later gotcursed because of this9. Who was Heinrich Schliemann and what did he discover that may shed lighton the Trojan war? Describe the basic layout of the city he discovered.

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