Events of Book 11 - The Iliad

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1. What happens to Odysseus in this book?

  • He gets wounded and carried back to the Achaean camp by Ajax.
  • Ajax accidentally wounds him with his spear and weeps for his errors.
  • He gets wounded by Hector when attempting to infiltrate Trojan ranks.
  • Agamemnon punishes him for being dishonest about enemy tactics.
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2. What does Achilles see from his camp in this book?

  • The wounded Achaean healer in a chariot.
  • The wounded Achaean priest of Apollo go past on horseback.
  • Agamemnon go past wounded on horseback.
  • The corpse of Diomedes pass by in a chariot.

3. Who does Achilles send to the Achaean camp to find any news?

  • Briseis
  • Nestor
  • Patroclus
  • Odysseus

4. What happens after Diomedes wounds Hector?

  • Paris wounds Diomedes
  • Paris would Agamemnon
  • Hector wounds Diomedes
  • Hector wounds Menelaus

5. What is Patroclus asked to do when he visits the Achaean camp?

  • Disguise himself as Hector or Priam and infiltrate Ilium to kidnap Helen and return her to Menelaus.
  • Discourage Achilles from fighting as his presence will only serve to make matters worse.
  • Convince Achilles to fight or disguise himself as Achilles and fight in his place.
  • Disguise himself as Paris and infiltrate Trojan ranks to expose tactics.

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