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2. How does Priam reduce Achilles to tears and persuade him to release Hector's body?

  • He tells him of Andromache and Hector's orphaned son.
  • He reminds him of Briseis and her longing for Achilles during her capture.
  • He reminds him of his old age and of Achilles' own father.
  • He tells him the story of Glaucas and Diomedes.

3. Who helps Priam enter the Achaean camp?

  • Athene dressed as Nestor.
  • Iris dressed as Ajax's brother.
  • Hermes dressed as an Achaean soldier.
  • Apollo dressed as a Myrmidon soldier.

4. Who are the first people to mourn for Hector when his body returns to Ilium?

  • Calypso, Iris and Chryseis.
  • Paris and the Trojan soldiers.
  • Helen, Andromache and the women.
  • The city elders and Hecabe.

5. What happens to reassure Hecabe when she is worried that Achilles will kill Priam?

  • Zeus sends an eagle as a good omen.
  • Apollo sends a cobra as a sign of fortune.
  • Apollo sends Iris to tell her of Priam's safety.
  • Ares fills her with a sense of confidence.


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