Short entry on Cassandra and her gift of prophecy.
The story of Cassandra is a tragic one on the periphery of most of the events of the Trojan War.
House of Atreus
Cassandra played a part in the tragedy of the House of Atreus. Cassandra foretold the murder of Agamemnon and herself.
Mates of Apollo
Cassandra spurned Apollo and suffered as a result. From then on she could make prophetic utterances, but no one would believe her.
Cassandra's Prophecies for Troy
Cassandra ran around Troy uttering truthful prophecies no one believed. Many thought she was insane.
The Rape of Cassandra
One of the Greeks called the lesser Ajax attempted to rape Cassandra who was in the sanctuary of Athena. Whether or not he did so, he violated the sanctuary and never returned home alive.
Ancient literary passages on Cassandra, the prophetess who was not believed.