Although we have no historic proof that the Trojan war actually happened, what event gives us a hint?
How is the Iliad limited in its information about the Trojan war?
Why do we think Homer wasn't the only author of his poems and stories?
what does Rhapsoidein mean
what does Rhaptein mean?
what is a Oide?
How were poems recited?
how is the formula similar in all epic poems?
What evens happened long before the war that effected it?
What became of Helen and Clytemnestra?
What do we know about Paris?
What even really began to the Trojan war?
How do different versions of this story reflect differently on Helen.
What do we know about Achilles?
What unexpected outcome came of a particular oath?
What story do we go back to when Agamemnon's army had unfavorable wind conditions before battle.
What do we know about Hector?
who is Patroclus?
what did the Greeks call themselves?
who are the Myridons?
what else is Troy called?
who is Hecuba?
who is Andromache?
who is Ainais?
whats the difference between the important Greek and Trojans characters?
where do the gods stand on this war?
How did book one of the Iliad start?
How does Agamemnon react to this?
the Trojans don't worship the Greek gods. Why did they make this man a priest of Apollo?
What does the priest do after he is threatened by Agamemnon?
How long did the plauge last?
How does Achilles react after 9 days?
Who is Calchas? what does he say?
Why does Agamemnon?
Achilles and Agamemnon yell at each other. What really happens in the end?
What does he want in compensation? why is this a problem?
How does Achilles react to Agamemnon demand? What happens?
What becomes of the two girls?
How does Achilles reaction to loosing Briseis show us the Greek idea of a hero?
What does Achilles ask his mother to do?
Why would Thetis have influence with Zeus?
How else does he force his mother's hand?
What does this tell us about achilles?
How is Apollo appeased?
What happens when Thetis goes to talk with Zeus?
What is the Greek image of a hero?
What information do we need to understand book 3 of the Iliad?
How does the book start?
What happens when Hector sees his brother react this way?
How does Paris react?
What happens next?
What happens with Helen at this time?
What happens when Helen goes to the wall? What does this say about king Priam?
Next comes a sacrifice scene to Zeus and a prayer to Helios. Why Helios?
What happens after the sacrifice?
What ends the fight?
How does Helen react to Aphrodite?
How does Aphrodite react? What happens?
When Helen goes to see Paris what do they talk about? what does this tell us about Paris?
What is happening on the battle field while this is happening?
What do the people and warriors think of Paris? What effects there actions?
What do the Greeks believe is the outcome of the battle?
Why is Paris not a warrior?
What happens in book 6 at the start?
What becomes of the man?
Who comes to Hector on the battle field? what does he say?
his brother tells Hector to get all the women in the city to pray. What else is he to do?
Why is Hector going back to the city different then when Paris went back?
What happens when Hector arrives at the city?
What happens after Hector tells his mother to take the women to Athena's temple?
When does Hector go after he speaks to his mother?
What do the Brother talk about when Hector finds Paris?
Where does Hector go before returning to battle?
Why is Hector's son's reaction to Hector's helmet important?
Who does Hector meet up with before leaving the palace? what do they say to each other?
What happens on the battle field? How does Achilles get involved?
What happens to Patrocles?
How does Achilles react to Patrocles death?
Hector makes his soldiers stay out but they have no home. What happens when Achilles gets to Hector?
What was Hectors dying wish. Does Achilles honor it?
What happens at the Greek camp? How do the gods get involved?
How does the story end?