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Cassandra Greek Mythology

Cassandra {princess of Troy}; daughter of Priam and Hecuba | gifted of prophecy by Apollo but cursed that no one would believe her predictions

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He gave her a gift that would bring frustration and despair to her.

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Paintings from the darker side of life – Ajax and Cassandra

The rape of Cassandra by Ajax in Greek mythology, painting by Solomon Joseph Solomon.

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Ajax taking Cassandra, tondo of a red-figure kylix by the Kodros Painter, c. 440-430 BC, Louvre

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cassandra: noble by birth & renowned for her near-divine beauty & ready wit, her oft-bruised femininity &d steady chaste virtue, coveted by lustful apollo, brought about her ruin; when portentous voices whisper to her through the wind & from beneath the ground & she translates them aloud for everyone to hear, she is ridiculed & spurned. her fall prefigures that of troy but no one listens as her distress tumbles from her eyes.

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Cassandra / priestess / prophetess / fiver

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Cassandra: As a child she and her twin brother Helenus were given the gift of prophecy when two snakes came upon the babes one night and licked their ears clean. When morning came the snakes slithered into sacred laurels, a symbol of the god Apollo. As a young woman she rejected the affections of the god and he in turn cursed her: while she still had the gift of prophecy no one would believe her and she would be spurned and thought of as mad...

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Greek Gods and their Roman counterparts | Apollo & Apollo 1/2

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Cassandra is a renowned character from the Greek mythology. daughter of king Priam of Troy and was apparently both blessed and cursed by Apollo who loved her but was not loved by Cassandra in return: blessed with the gift of clairvoyance and cursed so that her prophecies would never be believed. She had a sad fate as she was raped and became the concubine of the victorious Agamemnon.

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