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2. What happens to Odysseus in this book?

  • Agamemnon punishes him for being dishonest about enemy tactics.
  • He gets wounded and carried back to the Achaean camp by Ajax.
  • He gets wounded by Hector when attempting to infiltrate Trojan ranks.
  • Ajax accidentally wounds him with his spear and weeps for his errors.

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

  • Briseis
  • Nestor
  • Patroclus
  • Odysseus

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

  • Convince Achilles to fight or disguise himself as Achilles and fight in his place.
  • 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.
  • Disguise himself as Paris and infiltrate Trojan ranks to expose tactics.

5. Why does Machaon get taken to the Achaean camp in a chariot?

  • He is needed to heal the wounds of Odysseus who is to kidnap Helen.
  • He has been wounded by Paris in battle when the Trojans attacked the Achaean line.
  • He accidentally wounded Agamemnon in battle and is about to be tortured.
  • The Achaean line has yet to be attacked by the Trojans therefore he would be safest there.


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