Outline Of The Iliad

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1. The Iliad is epic poetry. 2. The theory of 'unitarianism' is the belief that God is only one person. Unitarians do not believe that Jesus Christ was the Son of God. The theory of 'expansion' is that all celestial Bodies are becoming steadily farther apart with the result that these more remote recede from the earth at greater speeds. 1. The Greeks and Trojans are fighting because Paris (son of trojan king) ran off to Troy with Helen (the wife of the Greek king Menelaus). 2a) Paris acts tough and asks anyone to come to battle him when the Greeks and Trojans met. b) When Menelaus accepts Paris' offer, Paris starts to behave a little cowardly and scared. c) When Paris sees Helen, he tells her that Menelaus beat him and then invited her …show more content…

Paris is a man that is full of himself with no skills and a coward. 4. The gods who fought for Greece were Hera, Athena, and Thetis. The gods who fought for the Trojans were Poseidon, Apollo, and Aphrodite. The gods fought because they love to manipulate the people. 5. Hectors visit was sad. It was difficult for Hector to return to battle because he knew that the possibilities of surviving were little. He goes back to fight Achilles and to avenge his country. 6. The Greeks made a wall of rocks, sand, and wood to protect their ships. They are scared it will fail. 7. The three envoys visit Achilles because they try to pursue Achilles to go back into battle. They argue that the Greeks pushed the Trojans all the way back to their ships in fear. Achilles says he will not fight. 1. Agamemnon becomes wounded at the hands of Coon. Odysseus gets surrounded by the Trojans and gets wounded in the ribs. Diomedes gets wounded with an arrow. 2. Patroclus wants to help the Greeks by entering the war. Achilles lets Patroclus join the war. 3. Achilles' reaction after Patroclus' death was bursting into tears and throwing himself on the ground. 4. It is important for Achilles and Agamemnon to reconcile publicly because it brings closure to the incident that started the

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