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2. 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.

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

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

4. What does Zeus do at the beginning of Book 11?

  • Rains blood on the Achaean camp.
  • Sends a flood to the Trojan camp.
  • Directs strong winds against the Achaean army.
  • Sends Athene to negotiate with the Trojans.

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

  • 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 has been wounded by Paris in battle when the Trojans attacked the Achaean line.
  • He is needed to heal the wounds of Odysseus who is to kidnap Helen.


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