Book 1: Xerxes, Chapter 1 - 4
1. To whom does Xeones tell his story?
(a) He tells it to Xerxes.
(b) He tells it to a scribe.
(c) He tells it to Lady Arete.
(d) He tells it to Leonidas.
2. How does Xeones return to life from the grave?
(a) His spirit roams the battlefield until eventually settling back into his body.
(b) He is given an elixir of immortality.
(c) Apollo returns him to life.
(d) The Fate Clotho weaves his thread back into the pattern of life.
3. What is the reason for Xeones returning to life?
(a) Xeones returns to avenge his people.
(b) Xeones is to tell the story of the Battle of Thermopylae.
(c) Xeones returns to warn the Spartan people that the battle has been lost.
(d) Due to the violent nature of his death, the spirit of Xeones can not pass on to the world of the dead.
4. Thermopylae is described as what?
(a) Thermopylae is described as an ancient battle ground where many battles have taken place over the centuries.
(b) Thermopylae is described as a place where travelers go to use the hot mineral baths.
(c) Thermopylae is described as a small fishing village where the Persians land their invasion force.
(d) Thermopylae is described as a holy place, dedicated to the worship of the gods.
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