1. How do the Gods betray Hector and lead him to his death?
- Athene disguises herself as a Trojan ally and convinces Hector they can attack Achilles.
- Apollo disguises himself as Hecabe and calls him into the open plain of the battle field.
- Hera fills him with an inflated sense of confidence, leading him to believe that he can attack Achilles.
- Zeus sends down a burning arrow to weaken him, helping Achilles catch up with him to kill him.
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2. What does Achilles do to Hectors body immediately after killing him?
- Cleans it and throws it over the walls of Ilium for the Trojans to bury.
- Let the Achaeans stab it then drag it through the dirt.
- Burn it along with the sacred artefacts of the Trojan Gods.
- Let the vultures feast on it before burning it in the battlefield.
3. Why doesn't Hector follow the Trojans into the city walls at the beginning of book 22?
- Aphrodite had rescued him from battle and placed him there for safety.
- He wants to face his destiny and therefore to comfort Achilles.
- He is too ashamed having ordered them to stay outside the walls.
- Athene has tricked him into thinking that it is a safe position from Achilles.
4. How many times does Achilles chase Hector around the city walls?
5. How does Achilles know where exactly to stab Hector in order to kill him?
- Nestor had spoken to a soothsayer who asked to pass on an a good omen to Achilles, concerning the point of attack.
- Hector is wearing Achilles' armour that he stole from Patroclus body so Achilles knows its weak points.
- Iris had told Achilles where to aim his weapon before he had left the Achaean camp.
- Hector is wearing armour made by Hephaestus, and Thetis had told him where to aim to kill him.
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