Book 22 Iliad

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Flashcards on Book 22 Iliad, created by Zoe Emmett on 06/08/2015.
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How does book 22 begin? Achilles is chasing Apollo who is disguised as Agenor (see book 21) - he mocks Achilles
Who asks Hector not to fight? PRIAM AND HECABE
What simile is used for Hector's refusal to not fight? A mountain snake that would not retreat.
How does Achilles first show his superiority? Chases Hector - three times circling Ilium
Give examples of the similes used to describe Achilles fighting Hector? A= MOUNTAIN SNAKE, H = MAN; A=HAWK, H=DOVE; BOTH=HORSES RACING, A=DOG, H=FAWN
How does Zeus react to the scenes of the chase? He considers saving Hector's life for his devotion to the Gods - stopped by Athene. Then passes judgement of death by use of the scales.
State three ways in which Athene helps Achilles (1) ENCOURAGES HIM, (2) DISGUISED AS DEIPHOBUS CONVINCES HECTOR TO FIGHT, (3) RETURNS HIS SPEAR TO HIM.
What agreement does Hector try to make with Achilles? That there will be no maltreatment of bodies
How does Hector die? SPEAR THROUGH THE NECK, PROPHESYING ACHILLES’ DOOM
What does Hector ask of Achilles as his life was fading? Begged Achilles to return his body to his father
How does Achilles react to this final request? He says that he wished that he could summon up the will to carve and eat Hector raw himself.
How do Achilles and the other Greeks treat his body? DRAGGED BY THE ANKLES IN THE DUST, OTHER GREEKS STABBED BODY
Who mourn for Hector? PRIAM, HECABE, ANDROMACHE
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