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People/Characters: Cassandra

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2 Plays: Hippolytus / Trojan Women by Euripides
Agamemnon by Aeschylusof Troy
Agamemnon / Eumenides / Fragments / Libation-Bearers by Aeschylusof Troy
Agamemnon [Inclusion | Play] by Aeschylusof Troy
Another One Bites the Dust by Jennifer Rardin
Arrow From Earth by F. M. Busby
The Bacchae and Other Plays by Euripidesof Troy) (Trojan Women
Bite Marks by Jennifer Rardin
Biting the Bullet by Jennifer Rardin
BLACK Volume 1 by Kwanza Osajyefo
Bride Fire by Elizabeth Chadwick
Bulfinch's Mythology by Thomas Bulfinchdaughter of Priam & Hecuba
The Burning Bridge by John Flanagan
California Bones (Daniel Blackland) by Greg Van Eekhout
Cassandra, Princess of Troy by Hilary Bailey
Cassandra: A Novel and Four Essays by Christa Wolfof Troy
The Christmas Quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini
Darkness Fears: A Tale of The Moon-Chosen & Le Grymmeuere by Joseph Armstead
Daughter of the Blood by Anne Bishop
The Deadliest Bite by Jennifer Rardin
Devoured by Darkness by Alexandra Ivy
Dirty Obsession by Crimson Syn
Discord's Apple by Carrie Vaughn
Doctor Who: The Myth Makers by Donald Cotton
Doctor Who: The Myth Makers (BBC Radio Collection) by Donald Cotton
The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language by Mark Forsyth
The Eyes of God by John Marco
Fake: Forgery, Lies, & eBay by Kenneth Walton
Fall of Kings by David GemmellKassandra
A Feral Christmas by Stephani HechtCassie
The Firebrand by Marion Zimmer Bradleyof Troy
Flesh and Blood by Michael Cunninghamnot in English Common Knowledgede travestiet
The Forgotten Garden by Kate Mortonnot in English Common Knowledge
Full Tilt by Neal Shusterman
Goddess of Yesterday by Caroline B. Cooney
The Greek Affair by Aaron Thomas
The Greek Epic Cycle and its Ancient Reception: A Companion by Marco Fantuzzi
Helen of Troy by Margaret George
Helen of Troy [2003 film] by John Kent Harrison
House of Destiny by Anne Worboys
House of Names by Colm Tóibín
Hunter's Moon by Carole Mortimer
The Icebound Land by John Flanagan
The Iliad by Homer
An Illicit Engagement by Cecilia Gray
A Job from Hell by Jayde Scott
The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton
Limelight by Amy Poeppel
Lord of the Silver Bow by David Gemmellof Troy
Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir by Natasha Trethewey
Men Explain Things To Me (Updated Edition) by Rebecca Solnitprophet of Troy
A Mist of Prophecies by Steven Saylor
The Modern Scholar - Ancient Greek Drama - Audiobook by Peter Meineckof Troy
Murder in Mystic by Marilyn Dalla Valle
The Murderer's Daughters by Randy Susan Meyers
The Native Air by Sarah Woodhouse
I Never Fancied Him Anyway by Claudia Carroll
Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist by Walter Arnold Kaufmann
Once Bitten, Twice Shy by Jennifer Rardin
The Oresteia Trilogy: Agamemnon, Choephoroe, and Eumenides; and Prometheus Bound by Aeschylusof Troy
The Oresteia: Agamemnon / The Libation Bearers / The Eumenides by Aeschylusof Troy
Orion by Chelsea Rebman
Penguin: Pain and Prejudice by Gregg Hurwitz
Posthomerica by Quintus
Priam's Daughter by Georgia SallaskaPrincess of Troy
Primal Passions by Stephani HechtCassie
Psyche Honor (Psyche Moon) (Volume 2) by Chrissie Buhr
Rowdy (A Taboo Short) by Jenika Snow
Savage Awakenings by Stephani HechtCassie
The Scarlet Empress by Paul Magrs
Second Chance Summer by Jill ShalvisCass
Seer by Patrick O'ScheenMagdella's twin and Bleak's wife- queen of the Demons
Seven Famous Greek Plays: Prometheus Bound, Agamemnon, Oedipus The King, Antigone, Alcestis, Medea, The Frogs by Whitney J. Oatesof Troy
The Shadow of the Trojan Horse by Wendy Leighton-Porter
The Shakespeare Notebooks by James Goss
The Sicilian's Defiant Mistress by Jane Porter
Sizzling by Susan Mallery
Stargate SG-1 The Illustrated Companion Seasons 1 and 2 by Thomasina Gibson
The Submerged Cathedral by Charlotte Wood
Talking to Dragons by Patricia C. WredeMorwen's small gray female cat
Telemachus 1. In Search of Ulysses by Kid Toussaint
This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz
A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes
Tragedias by Aischylosof Troy
The Trojan Women by Euripidesof Troy
Tuer le père by Amélie Nothombnot in English Common Knowledge
Twilight Children: Three Voices No One Heard Until a Therapist Listened by Torey L. Hayden
A Wicked Caress by Stephani HechtCassie
Wonder Woman Unbound: The Curious History of the World's Most Famous Heroine by Tim Hanleyin William Moulton Marston's book "Venus with Us"
The Write Story (Disney Tangled the Series) by Jimmy Gownley
Zagreus by Alan Barnes

Character description

Cassandra or Kassandra (Ancient Greek: Κασσάνδρα, pronounced [kassándra], also Κασάνδρα), (sometimes called Alexandra), was a woman in Greek mythology cursed to utter true prophecies, but never to be believed. In modern usage her name is employed as a rhetorical device to indicate someone whose accurate prophecies are not believed.

Cassandra was reputed to be a daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy.

The older and most common versions state that she was admired by the god Apollo, who sought to win her with the gift to see the future. She promised him her favors, but after receiving the gift, she went back on her word and refused the god. The enraged Apollo could not revoke a divine power, so he added to it the curse that though she would see the future, nobody would believe her prophecies.

Some later versions have her falling asleep in a temple, where the snakes licked (or whispered in) her ears so that she could hear the future.

Cassandra became a figure of epic tradition and of tragedy.

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