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Samson Agonistes

Samson Agonistes


by John Milton

Samson Agonistes: Back to the Back-story True or False

1. What did Dalila tell the Philistines about Samson's strength? -> That it wasn't actually real
2. What was surprising about Samson's birth? -> His parents believed they were unable to conceive.
3. Why are there tensions between Israel and the Philistines? -> Samson had promised to fight for the Philistines.
4. Why, according to Samson, did he marry Dalila in the first place? -> God told him to marry a Philistine woman.
5. What was foretold about Samson? -> That he would win big at Las Vegas