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2. Who is seriously wounded by the Trojans in this book?

  • Dikaiopolis, the Achaean priest of Apollo.
  • Tandarus, the Achaean priest of Athene.
  • Machaon, the Achaean healer.
  • Trygaeus, the Achaean soothsayer.

3. What does Iris tell Hector to do in this book?

  • Wait until Achilles has returned to war before the Trojans offer a truce.
  • Wait until Helen is returned to Menelaus before advancing on Achaean lines.
  • Wait until Agamemnon is wounded before he attacks the Achaean line.
  • Wait until the storm has passed before retreating from the Achaean line.

4. Who speaks to Patroclus in the Achaean camp?

  • Nestor
  • Trygaeus
  • Menelaus
  • Agamemnon

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

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


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