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

  • Odysseus
  • Patroclus
  • Nestor
  • Briseis

3. 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.

4. What does Achilles see from his camp in this book?

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

5. 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.


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