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Cassandra Sightings

  • The Iliad by Homer 801BC - 601BC

    Beautiful Cassandra mourns the loss of her brother Hector in this definitive poem about the Trojan War. (Yeah, it's as sad as it sounds.)

  • Agamemnon by Aeschylus 459BC

    In this tragedy, Agamemnon kidnaps Cassandra and takes her back to Greece, where she is murdered by his psycho wife, Clytemnestra.

  • The Metamorphoses by Ovid 2

    In this epic series of mythological poems, Agamemnon is all set to sacrifice his daughter, Iphigenia, when Diana (Artemis) swoops in at the last minute and replaces the girl with a deer. Wow, a happy ending for once.

  • Agamemnon by Seneca 55

    This tragedy is a Roman spin on the death of Cassandra and Agamemnon. And it's about as gruesome as a Saw movie.

  • The Fall of Troy by Quintus Smyrnaeus 299 - 399

    Agamemnon takes Cassandra as his prize in this epic poem, which picks up where the Iliad left off.

  • Firebrand by Marion Zimmer Bradley 1987

    Top notch fantasy author Marion Zimmer Bradley retells the story of the Trojan War through the eyes of Cassandra.

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