Fuson Honors English 86-145 Lauren B, Kelsey D, Allison D, Garrett B, Hannah H

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    Favor of the Gods

    Favor of the Gods
    Hector goes to the temple to tell the priestessess to get the gods favor, so they can hopefully do well in war.
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    In the Night

    In the Night
    Diomede and Odysseus make up a plan to get into the Trojan base while the Trojans send out the scout Dolon the Wolf who in turn requests a gift- Achilles horses, Diomede and Odysseus agree to his offer and hurry him along
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    Attacking the Base

    Attacking the Base
    Diomede and Odysseus incept Dolon the Wolf, kill him, then proceed to the Trojan base. Once they get there, they kill the Tracian king, Rhesus, so that his army will leave and the Trojans won't have a strong ally.
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    Wounded

    Wounded
    Agamemnon, Odysseus, and Diomede are all wounded and forced to retire from battle. That in turn, allows the Trojans to start to advance across the land during battle.
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    Patroclus's Death

    Patroclus's Death
    Patroclus, Achilles closest friend, is sent into the batle in Achilles' armor and drives back the Trojans with the Myrmidons. Sadly, Partoclus gets killed by Hector when he pushes out too far.
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    Armor

    Armor
    Thetis, Achilles' mother, goes to Hephaistos to ask him to make armor for Achilles. That way, he can go back into war to avenge Patroclus.
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    Hectors Death

    Hectors Death
    Achilles goes back into the war and kills Hector even though he begs for mercy, saying that he has only been in Troy for twelve days, rarely seeing his father. Achilles then ties his body to the back of his chariot and drags it around Troy.
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    Funeral Activites

    Funeral Activites
    Because Patroclus died and Achilles felt responsible for it, two days were spent over the burial by the Greeks. They piled logs and put the body on top to burn. Each man put a piece of hair on it for rememberance.
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    The Chariot Race

    The Chariot Race
    As part of the funeral procession, five heros participated in a chariot race. Achilles gave the majority of the winners prizes for their positions. The drivers battled madly and yelled at eachother, going as fast as they could. Eumelos hit a rock and his chariot broke. Diomede was the winner.
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    Penthesilea

    Penthesilea
    Achilles kills the queen of Penthesilea by brutally stabbing her in the chest. He then drove his spear into her chest with so much force that it went through the chest of her horse as well. The Trojan's then turned and fled desperately after seeing their queen die.
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    Memnon

    Memnon
    Memnon, Lord of Ethiopia and son of Dawn, arrives on the plains of Troy to battle the Greeks.
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    The Fight

    The Fight
    Memnon met Achilles on the battlefield and fought while being watched by Thetis and Dawn. As they battled, black Fate came and stood behind Memnon just before Achilles killed him.
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    The Death of Paris

    The Death of Paris
    Achilles rushed the Greeks in between the Trojan gates, but is shot by Paris with an arrow and dies as the Greeks are pushed back.
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    Wrestling

    Wrestling
    Odysseus and Ajax contend against eachother in wrestling at Patroclus' funeral games and Odysseus beats Ajax both times that they wrestled.
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    The Foot Race

    The Foot Race
    During the final funeral game, the foot race, Odysseus came out victorious once again when Athene tripped Ajax just before the end of the race, allowing Odysseus to win.