Table of Contents
- 1 How does this crisis lead to a conflict between Achilles and Agamemnon?
- 2 What provokes Achilles against Agamemnon?
- 3 How is the reconciliation between Agamemnon and Achilles observed?
- 4 How does Agamemnon intend to punish Achilles for arguing with him why does Achilles accept this punishment?
- 5 How does Achilles demonstrate his anger towards Agamemnon in the Iliad?
- 6 What happens that causes Achilles to change his mind and rejoin the fight against Troy?
- 7 Why did Achilles and Agamemnon reconcile?
- 8 Who attempts reconcile Agamemnon and Achilles?
- 9 Why does a conflict take place between Agamemnon and Achilles?
- 10 Why did Agamemnon steal Briseis from Achilles?
- 11 Why was Agamemnon forced to return Chryseis to Apollo?
How does this crisis lead to a conflict between Achilles and Agamemnon?
How does this crisis lead to a conflict between Achilles and Agamemnon? 1) Achilles won’t fight anymore because of agamemnons greed and stubborness he swears the greeks will need him one day. 2) He is comparing the greeks to a tree trunk and branch that if he is cut off he won’t ever come back to help.
What provokes Achilles against Agamemnon?
In Book I, the rage of Achilles finds its form as a result of Agamemnon ignoring the priest of Apollo, causing the god to send a plague to the Achaeans. Achilles, frustrated with Agamemnon’s tenuous leadership, publicly berates him. His powerful aggression causes fear among the Achaeans and Trojans alike.
What internal conflict does Achilles struggle with during his fight with Agamemnon?
Achilles, on the side of the Greeks, has made the advance upon Troy successfully during The Iliad. Unfortunately, Achilles leaves the battle and refuses to fight. This happens because Agamemnon demands that he have Achilles’s war prize, the lovely maiden Briseis. This wounds the pride of the great Achilles.
How is the reconciliation between Agamemnon and Achilles observed?
Achilles walks along the shore, calling his men to an assembly. At the meeting, Agamemnon and Achilles reconcile with each other, and Agamemnon gives Achilles the gifts that he promised him should Achilles ever return to battle. He also returns Briseis.
How does Agamemnon intend to punish Achilles for arguing with him why does Achilles accept this punishment?
How does Agamemnon intent to punish Achilles for arguing with him? Agamemnon’s scepter will strike Achaea’s sons and all your armies. He had two Heralds to go to Achilles lodge and take Briseis and bring her to Agamemnon at once.
What is the relationship between Achilles and Agamemnon?
Agamemnon and Achilles come from different backgrounds, but the war in Troy brings them together. Their different abilities and personalities lead to conflict between them. When Agamemnon must give up his concubine Chryseis, he lashes out and takes Achilles’ lover Briseis.
How does Achilles demonstrate his anger towards Agamemnon in the Iliad?
How does Thetis disguise Achilles when she hides him from the Greek army? How does Achilles demonstrate his anger towards Agamemnon in the Iliad? He refuses to fight. Who is Patroclus?
What happens that causes Achilles to change his mind and rejoin the fight against Troy?
Achilles stops fighting for the Greeks because Agamemnon took away his prize, Briseis. Fearing of defeat to the Trojans, Agamemnon summons Ajax , Odysseus, and Phoenix to persuade Achilles into rejoining the battle by means of offering gifts and the return of Briseis.
What is Achilles internal conflict?
What internal conflict does Achilles face? At first, he has the internal battle of fighting his pride and destiny. Achilles knows he is either doomed to die young with great glory in battle or to live a long, happy life without any notoriety. He was angry at Agamemnon for taking his “prize” (Briseis) away.
Why did Achilles and Agamemnon reconcile?
The reconciliation begins with the death of Achilles close friend, Patroclus. This flies Achilles into another rage and he is ready for vengeance against the Trojan army. This means that he must make amends with Agamemnon.
Who attempts reconcile Agamemnon and Achilles?
Thetis brings to her son the armour made by Vulcan. She preserves the body of his friend from corruption, and commands him to assemble the army, to declare his resentment at an end.
What is the reason for Achilles in arguing with Agamemnon and withdrawing his troops from the war?
Agamemnon’s demand humiliates and infuriates the proud Achilles. The men argue, and Achilles threatens to withdraw from battle and take his people, the Myrmidons, back home to Phthia. Agamemnon threatens to go to Achilles’ tent in the army’s camp and take Briseis himself.
Why does a conflict take place between Agamemnon and Achilles?
Why does a conflict take place between Agamemnon and Achilles in the Iliad? A conflict between Agamemnon and Achilles takes place over a woman named Briseis.
Why did Agamemnon steal Briseis from Achilles?
Even though Agamemnon has a perfectly valid reason for snatching Briseis from Achilles—he has to in order to replace his own slave whom he had to give up to appease the wrath of the gods—Achilles is so full of pride that he cannot accept what he regards as a personal affront to his dignity as a warrior.
Why did Achilles give breseis and Chryseis to Achilles?
During the Trojan war, the commander Agamemnon, and his gifted warrior Achilles receive two women Breseis and Chryseis as prizes of war. Chryseis’ father (Chryses) was a priest of Apollo and demanded his daughter back, but Agamemnon refused. Due to Agamemnon’s refusal, Apollo introduces a plague that began to kill many of his men.
Why was Agamemnon forced to return Chryseis to Apollo?
Due to Agamemnon’s refusal, Apollo introduces a plague that began to kill many of his men. Agamemnon was forced to return Chryseis if he wanted Apollo to end the plague and salvage his remaining men.