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2. What does Athene do when she arrives at Achilles' camp?

  • She fills his soul with bravery so that he is courageous enough to face Hector.
  • She fills his stomach with water so he doesn't suffer with dehydration in battle.
  • She fills his stomach with ambrosia so he doesn't suffer with hunger.
  • She fills his heart with love and forgiveness so he doesn't feel the need to pursue Hector.

3. Why does Zeus decide to send Athene to Achilles in this book?

  • He is moved by Achilles' refusal to eat.
  • He wants her to give him a protective breastplate.
  • He wants her to convince him not to go to battle.
  • He wants her to give him a message from Thetis.

4. What does Achilles accept from Agamemnon in this book?

  • All the gifts previously offered as well as Briseis.
  • His position as leader of the Achaean army.
  • His chariot, his daughter and his hut.
  • His promise to kill Hector.

5. Which of Odysseus' suggestions does Achilles refuse?

  • To eat before battle.
  • To offer a truce with the Trojans.
  • To retreat from the Trojan ranks.
  • To ask Zeus for help in battle.


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