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

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

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

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

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

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

5. What doesn't Achilles want to be reminded of when he goes off to battle?

  • The fact that he knew Patroclus died.
  • The fact that his mother was an immortal but he was not.
  • The fact that he is destined to die like Patroclus.
  • The fact that Briseis doesn't love him like she loved Agamemnon.


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