Study Guide

Cassandra Sightings

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Dec 20, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019

The Iliad by Homer

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.)


Dec 20, 2019

Agamemnon by Aeschylus

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

Dec 20, 2019

The Metamorphoses by Ovid

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.

Dec 20, 2019

Agamemnon by Seneca

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

Dec 20, 0299 - Dec 20, 0399

The Fall of Troy by Quintus Smyrnaeus

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

Dec 20, 1987

Firebrand by Marion Zimmer Bradley

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

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