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

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

3. Who does Achilles blame for leaving Patroclus to die in battle?

  • Nestor.
  • His horses.
  • Diomedes.
  • Agamemnon.

4. Why does Briseis mourn for Patroclus?

  • He had rescued her from an abusive relationship in her homeland.
  • He was the man that brought her to Achilles in the first place.
  • He was kind to her when she was first taken from her homeland.
  • He had saved her from the hands of the Trojans in a previous battle.

5. Who tells Achilles that he shares the same fate as Patroclus?

  • Diomedes.
  • Achilles' horses.
  • Agamemnon's daughter.
  • Achilles' slave girls.

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