Cassandra
Humanities
AAPD-1C
Dr. Opina
The Group of Cassandra
Who is Cassandra?
Cassandra (aka: Alexandra) is the
daughter of King Priam and
Hecuba and the Sister of Paris
Cassandra

This enabled Cassandra and
Helenus to divine the
future.

When she was a child, she
and her brother Helenus
wer...
Cassandra and Apollo
After Cassandra grew up, she
spent another night at the
Temple and this time the Sun
God, Apollo, app...
Cassandra and Paris
Cassandra advises to
kill her ill-omened
brother, Paris,
because if he lives all
Troy will fall.
A few...
Suitors
Even if Cassandra was considered as a mad woman
her beauty was still highly regarded. Both Othryoneus
of Cabesus a...
Cassandra After the Fall of Troy
After the taking of Troy, Cassandra sought shelter at
the Temple of Athena. Where Ajax th...
Sources:

http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/a_f/bogan
/classical.htm
http://www.maicar.com/GML/Cassandra.html
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Life of Cassandra

  1. 1. Cassandra Humanities AAPD-1C Dr. Opina The Group of Cassandra
  2. 2. Who is Cassandra? Cassandra (aka: Alexandra) is the daughter of King Priam and Hecuba and the Sister of Paris
  3. 3. Cassandra This enabled Cassandra and Helenus to divine the future. When she was a child, she and her brother Helenus were left overnight in the temple of the Thymbraean Apollo. When their parents looked in on them the next morning, the children were entwined with serpents, which flicked their tongues into the children's ears.
  4. 4. Cassandra and Apollo After Cassandra grew up, she spent another night at the Temple and this time the Sun God, Apollo, appeared before her and tried to woo her. But Cassandra refused Apollo thus cursing her that her prophecies are not to be believed.
  5. 5. Cassandra and Paris Cassandra advises to kill her ill-omened brother, Paris, because if he lives all Troy will fall. A few years after, Cassandra was also the one who recognize Paris when he appeared in the court of Troy.
  6. 6. Suitors Even if Cassandra was considered as a mad woman her beauty was still highly regarded. Both Othryoneus of Cabesus and Coroebus son of Mydon, asked for her hand but both were killed in war.
  7. 7. Cassandra After the Fall of Troy After the taking of Troy, Cassandra sought shelter at the Temple of Athena. Where Ajax the Lesser violently abducted her and raped her. She was taken by Agamemnon as one of his concubine and had twins with him – Telemadus and Pelops Cassandra, together with Agamemnon and the twins were murdered by Agamemnon’s wife, Clymnestra and Aegisthus her lover.
  8. 8. Sources: http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/a_f/bogan /classical.htm http://www.maicar.com/GML/Cassandra.html

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