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Cassandra

Cassandra

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Me? Beautiful?
They say I was the second most beautiful woman in the world, but I never felt close. [Cassandra by Evelyn de Morgan, 1898?]


I Told Them So...
I warned them that Troy would fall, but no one would listen. [Fresco showing Cassandra drawing lots to predict the fall of Troy, from the House of the Metal Grill, Pompeii, 1st century CE]


Where Were the Gods?
I begged them to help me, and what good did it do? [Cassandra Seeking the Protection of Pallas by Aime Millet, 1877]


Ajax the Lesser Was Evil
Look what he did to me! And they call this guy a hero. [Ajax and Cassandra by Solomon Joseph Solomon, 1886]


More Proof of Ajax the Lesser's Awfulness
He forced himself on me in a temple. Does it get any worse than that? [Ajax and Cassandra by Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein, 1806]


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