Read the passage and answer the questions.


The Wooden Horse of Troy.


οἱ Ἕλληνες δέκα ἔτη ἐμάχοντο τοῖς Τρωσίν. ἐβούλοντο γὰρ τὴν Τροίαν λαμβάνειν, ἀλλὰ οὐχ οἷοι
τ’ ἦσαν. τέλος δὲ μέγαν ἵππον ξύλινον ἐποίησαν, καὶ ἐν τούτῳ στρατιώτας ἔκρυψαν.
ἔπειτα δὲ οἱ ἄλλοι Ἕλληνες πρὸς νῆσόν τινα ἔπλευσαν ἣ ἐγγὺς ἦν, καὶ ἐκεῖ ἔμενον.
Names
Τρῶες, Τρώων, οἱ Trojans
Τροία, Τροίας, ἡ Troy
Vocabulary
ξύλινος, ξυλίνη, ξύλινον wooden, made of wood
ἐγγύς nearby
ἀνοίγω aor. ἤνοιξα I open


1 οἱ Ἕλληνες δέκα ἔτη ἐμάχοντο τοῖς Τρωσίν (line 1).
For how many years were the Greeks fighting the Trojans?
for 10 years [1]
2 ἐβούλοντο γὰρ τὴν Τροίαν λαμβάνειν, ἀλλὰ οὐχ οἷοι τ’ ἦσαν (lines 1–2).
What did they want to achieve?
to conquer [1]
3 τέλος δὲ μέγαν ἵππον ξύλινον ἐποίησαν, καὶ ἐν τούτῳ στρατιώτας ἔκρυψαν (line 2).
Explain in detail what they finally did.
They made a wooden horse and hid the soldiers into it.
4 ἔπειτα δὲ οἱ ἄλλοι Ἕλληνες πρὸς νῆσόν τινα ἔπλευσαν ἣ ἐγγὺς ἦν, καὶ ἐκεῖ ἔμενον (line 3).
Where did the other Greeks sail to?
to a nearby island and they stayed there

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