Achilles: Quiz


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Question 1: According to other reports in ________' lost play about Telephus, he went to Aulis pretending to be a beggar and asked Achilles to heal his wound.
Ancient GreeceSophoclesEuripidesAristophanes

Question 2: There was an archaic heroic cult of Achilles on the White Island, Leuce, in the ________ off the modern coasts of Romania and Ukraine, with a temple and an oracle which survived into the Roman period.
Black SeaAegean SeaBaltic SeaMediterranean Sea

Question 3: ________ (XXII.8) attributes the healing to waters (aquae) on the island.
Sassanid EmpireJulian the ApostateConstantius IIAmmianus Marcellinus

Question 4: The Greek tragedian ________ wrote a trilogy of plays about Achilles, given the title Achilleis by modern scholars.
AeschylusHomerSophoclesAncient Greece

Question 5: The tragedian ________ also wrote a play with Achilles as the main character, The Lovers of Achilles.

Question 6: As predicted by ________ with his dying breath, Achilles was thereafter killed by Paris with an arrow (to the heel according to Statius).

Question 7: Contemporary readers may interpret the two heroes either as relatives or close friends, as "war buddies," as being in a teacher/student relationship, or in love with each other as an egalitarian ________ couple.
BisexualityHomosexualityLesbianSexual orientation

Question 8: ________ reasoned that the spear had inflicted the wound; therefore, the spear must be able to heal it.
OdysseusAjax (mythology)HelenAgamemnon

Question 9: There the Achaeans raised a ________ for him and celebrated funeral games.

Question 10: ________, Metamorphoses XI, 217-265; XII, 580-XIII, 398
HeroidesRoman RepublicRoman EmpireOvid

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