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  Cassandra, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Following the advice of Cassandra's half brother Aesacus 1, who had learned the art of interpreting dreams from his maternal grandfather Merops 1, they exposed the child, since he declared that Paris was to become the ruin of the country.
It was then that Cassandra declared that Paris was her brother, and Priam 1 then acknowledged him as his son, receiving him into his palace.
Aerope 1, Agamemnon, Agrianome, Ajax 2, Atlas, Atreus, Cassandra, Dardanus 1, Electra 3, Erichthonius 1, Hecabe 1, Hodoedocus, Ilus 2, Laomedon 1, Oileus 1, Pelops 1, Pelops 2, Perseon, Pleione, Pluto 3, Priam 1, Tantalus 1, Teledamus 1, Tros 1, Zeus.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Cassandra.html   (1543 words)

Cassandra was the most beautiful of the daughters of Priam and Hecuba, the king and queen of Troy.
At the end of the Trojan War, Cassandra foresaw the danger posed by the Trojan horse; the people of Troy ignored her warnings and the Greek soldiers hiding inside the horse were able to capture the city.
During the sack of Troy, Cassandra was raped by the Locrian (or "lesser") Ajax, and was then given as a war prize to Agamemnon.
www.pantheon.org /articles/c/cassandra.html   (162 words)

  Cassandra Syndrome - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Cassandra Syndrome is a term applied to predictions of doom about the future that are not believed, but upon later reflection turn out to be correct.
The origin of the named is derived from Cassandra, who, using her prescience, foresaw the demise of Troy.
The Cassandra Syndrome is also, by this definition, depicted in the film Terminator-2 by James Cameron.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cassandra_Syndrome   (160 words)

Cassandra was the daughter of Priam and Hecuba, and therefore was a princess of Troy.
Cassandra, daughter of Priam and Hecuba, in the temple of Apollo, exhausted from practicing, is said to have fallen asleep; whom, when Apollo wished to embrace her, she did not afford the opportunity of her body.
Cassandra predicted the many misfortunes of Troy but, because of her curse, was not believed and Priam eventually locked her in a chamber, judging her insane.
www.stanford.edu /~plomio/cassandra.html   (1144 words)

 On "Cassandra"
Through Cassandra, Bogan projects a furious alter ego who reverses the traditional dyad uniting women and earth, men and sky, and creates her own apotheosis as "the shrieking heaven." Cassandra purveys the voice of urgent life rather than an earth of "dumb" graves.
Cassandra's stance as a female prophet dissociated from other women and from other prophets parallels Bogan's view of herself as a woman poet, alienated from other women and their "silly tasks" as well as from male poets.
Cassandra's plight and its attendant powers recall the conflict which Bogan describes in "The Daemon," as the poet is forced to recount repeatedly "the word...
www.english.uiuc.edu /maps/poets/a_f/bogan/cassandra.htm   (859 words)

 Cassandra in the Classical World
After the sack of Troy Cassandra was awarded to the Greek commander Agamemnon as his concubine, but on their return to Mycenae she was murdered by his wife Clytemnestra.
Cassandra’s curse of not being heeded came to a climax when she announced there were men in the wooden horse.
Cassandra was murdered by Clytemnestra, and the twins were killed by Aegisthus.
www.english.uiuc.edu /maps/poets/g_l/jeffers/classical.htm   (1113 words)

 Mythography | The Greek Heroine Cassandra in Myth and Art
Cassandra makes an appearance in many plays and poems, where often she is depicted in her most memorable role - that of prophetess.
Cassandra is mentioned briefly in the Iliad of Homer (which, incidentally, is one of our oldest and most respected sources for information about the characters of Greek myth).
Apollo caused the gift that he gave Cassandra to be twisted, making everyone who heard her true and accurate foretellings of future events believe that they were instead hearing lies.
www.loggia.com /myth/cassandra.html   (435 words)

 Cassandra, the Prophetess of Ancient Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cassandra is close to being a goddess as only goddesses have the power to fortell as she is said to have done.
Cassandra was an extremely beautiful woman and, as a result of the defeat of the Trojans she was very vulnerable and fearful of being enslaved.
Cassandra could have not wanted to save herself in view of the miserable life she was living and the consequences on those around her.
www.fjkluth.com /cassandra.html   (4847 words)

 Amazon.com: CASSANDRA: Books: Gloria Dale Skinner   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cassandra Rakefield had to be a self-made woman because at an early age she'd learned not to trust anything a man ever said.
Cassandra Rakefield had a fierce amount of pride, but she wasn't stupid and she knew she was going to have to let Dustin Bennett help her.
Cassandra is dismayed when the law firm sends a representative out to ascertain if her ranch needs the $25,000 she has requested.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0671011383?v=glance   (863 words)

 Cassandra (Avengers Foe)
Cassandra pretended to be nothing but a scared old woman when approached by the Black Widow, but then surprised the Avengers with a powerful telekinetic blast, knocking them all unconscious.
Cassandra then began to perform a gathering with the Black Panther and Coal Tiger, but was stopped by the Swordsman, who realized that what they were doing was not the right way.
Cassandra was filled with a new sense of confidence when Proctor arrived, but her hopes were shattered as the battle ended when the citadel self destructed by command of Proctor.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix2/cassandragatherers.htm   (1001 words)

 The Cassandra Page: An example of
In one memorable example, Cassandra announced the dire consequences of the Trojans accepting the infamous Wooden Horse from their Greek opponents.
Today we call someone a "Cassandra" when their true words are ignored.
Cassandra's doom was to predict what others refused to believe.
cassandra2004.blogspot.com /2005/04/example-of-msmdnc-coordination.html   (415 words)

Cassandra: Your thumbs are of great usefulness; they are, ultimately, what enables you to slay the lion, more powerful and dangerous than yourself.
Cassandra: It is your destiny to survive the fall of Troy.
Cassandra: You misshapen toad, I anticipate your suffering with undiminished joy.
www.geocities.com /savitz_1999/cassandra.htm   (3041 words)

 SCCC - Student Life
Cassandra, the literary magazine for the Grant Campus, is published on an annual basis.
Cassandra's goal is to publish those poems and short stories, along with art work and photographs, which deal with not only women's issues, but also humanistic issues.
Cassandra is a forum for many different backgrounds, both female and male, full and part-time students, day and evening students.
www3.sunysuffolk.edu /StudentLife/slpubs.asp   (403 words)

 The Cassandra Project
Cassandra Project Episode 1 is now available from the following mirrors.
Also of note was the news that Cassandra had received recognition from Planete Mods Mod-of-the-year awards, being the recipient of a Bronze award in the Deus Ex Mods category and joint fourth place in the narrative category.
It is displayed in the mission diary section of the site proper, and appears to be a letter from Cassandra Project agent Miss.
www.deusex-machina.com /cassandra-project/comms.asp   (2790 words)

 Cassandra Umbach (1977 - 2004)
Cassandra was born with cerebral palsy, and I got CP in my infancy.
One of the most heart-breaking memories I have of Cassandra is of the times she told me I was the only one who would play with her back then.
Cassandra was chosen as the "Tammy" for the Easter Seal Society.
cassandra-umbach.memory-of.com /About.aspx   (952 words)

Cassandra has focused her dance study and performance on the Egyptian Raks Sharqi and Middle Eastern folkloric dance since 1974.
Cassandra began her career as a cabaret performer.
Cassandra is a 1991 recipient of the Minnesota Dance Alliance/McKnight Foundation Resident Choreographer's Award, as well as the MDA/Jerome Foundation Sponsor Pool and Dancer Pool Awards.
www.jawaahir.org /cassandra.htm   (267 words)

 "Cassandra:Cursed Prophetess"
Cassandra, or Alexandra, was a daughter of Hecuba and King Priam, the rulers of Troy during the Trojan War according to Homer's Iliad.
Cassandra was a beautiful young woman, blessed with the gift of prophecy by Apollo, who was infatuated with her.
When Cassandra accompanied the Greek hero Agamemnon as his mistress to his homeland, she was killed by his vengeful wife, Clytaemnestra.
www.arthistory.sbc.edu /imageswomen/papers/fittoncassandra/intro.html   (373 words)

 Cassandra Eason official site - psychic development, spiritual growth, rituals calendar, events, forum and membership
Cassandra shows how to return to nature and learn to love the natural rhythms of green pots, window boxes and regular focused trips to nearby green spaces.
Cassandra introduces us to her and persuades us to change the way we see and respond to the frenetic activity that we call life.
I have not met Cassandra but she seems most certainly to be a natural healer.
www.cassandraeason.co.uk   (3754 words)

 Amazon.com: Cassandra : A Novel and Four Essays: Books: Christa Wolf,Jan Van Heurck   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cassandra may be too literary for some, too complex for a reader interested in a quick fireside jaunt into Literature Lite, but its immense artistry as a novel may not be so easily ignored.
Cassandra is not so much concerned with its own myth as picking and choosing focal points ripe for re-focusing from a modern feminist perspective (sexuality, the male heroes and their brutality, the reality of war, the mind-control of politics).
In the traditional myth the prophetess Cassandra predicts that Troy will fall to the Greeks but no one believes her, and she is ultimately shunned in the end when her prophecy holds true.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0374519048?v=glance   (2010 words)

Cassandra has been an ongoing project continues to be developed through collaboration over the internet.
The collaboration culminates in a unique performance of Song of Cassandra, modernistic impressions of a woman whose myhtical prophetic powers were doomed to be ignored.
This production explores perceptions of Cassandra that allow her to emerge as a multifaceted woman, both ancient and modern, who ultimately offers us the power to see within ourselves.
www.nyu.edu /classes/gilbert/cassandra/bergencass.html   (492 words)

 CASSANDRA 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cassandra 2000 is an evolving multimedia work that has involved composition, improvisation and performances for the past four years, including Internet collaborations.
Cassandra 2000 is simultaneously ancient and modern, a figure in metamorphosis.
Cassandra seems to be the essence of time, both timeless and racing ahead of the curvature of time and space.
www.nyu.edu /classes/gilbert/cassandra/cass2000.html   (172 words)

 WorldNetDaily News Archives: Cassandra Walker   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Wednesday, July 09, 2003 by Cassandra Walker -- When I first met my friend Kay Wortman, I quickly found out that she was an upbeat and bubbly lady.
Wednesday, July 02, 2003 by Cassandra Walker -- Two years ago during the winter months, my husband came to me and declared he was going back to school to obtain his masters degree in business.
Cassandra Walker is a national award-winning columnist and author.
www.worldnetdaily.com /news/archives.asp?AUTHOR_ID=214   (585 words)

 Dana C. Giacchetto and the Cassandra Group, Inc.: Admin. Proc. No. IA-1957 / July 31, 2001
From January 11, 1991 to April 3, 2000, Giacchetto, age 38, was the sole owner, president, chief investment officer, and treasurer of Cassandra, an investment adviser registered with the Commission pursuant to Section 203(a) of the Advisers Act.
Cassandra is currently subject to liquidation proceedings that are overseen by the Bankruptcy Trustee appointed pursuant to the United States Trustee's Notice of Appointment of Interim Trustee and Trustee.
The Complaint in the Injunctive Action alleged that Giacchetto and Cassandra, since at least September 1997 through April 3, 2000, improperly transferred and took custody of at least $20 million of client assets, of which a substantial portion was misappropriated.
www.sec.gov /litigation/admin/ia-1957.htm   (848 words)

 Children of the Promise ~Cassandra
Cassandra has had a miraculous turn around and you wouldn't even know she suffered such a serious seizure earlier today.
Cassandra was sleeping and suddenly had a terrible seizure.
Cassandra gave me her first "unsolicited" smile today (meaning I wasn't talking to her or playing with her).
www.childrenofpromise.net /cassandra.html   (18478 words)

 Cassandra Wilson, Mississippi musician and singer of jazz, blues, and popular music.
Cassandra Wilson is often described as not only an accomplished jazz vocalist and composer but also as a lyricist, producer, musical director, guitarist and pianist (Myers 1E).
If Cassandra Wilson’s intentions are to open people’s eyes to the broadness of her music through the messages in her songs, then she is well on her way to achieving her goal.
Cassandra Wilson is not overly concerned with what other people think of her or how she performs.
www.shs.starkville.k12.ms.us /mswm/MSWritersAndMusicians/musicians/Wilson.html   (2542 words)

 Jawaahir Dance Company
Cassandra's yearly Weeklong Oriental Dance Intensive workshop is June 16-21.
Cassandra's Cabaret: Cassandra's Cabaret returns Saturday, June 21, 2008 at the Jawaahir Theater, 1940 Hennepin Ave, at Franklin.
Jawaahir Dance Company is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to presenting Middle Eastern dance as a living art form, bringing the rich folkloric heritage of the Middle East to the theater stage, and providing education about the dance in its authentic form for dance students and the general public.
www.jawaahir.org   (242 words)

 Sweeq: cassandra peterson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cassandra Peterson) goes to the small New England town of Fallwell to collect an inheritance.
Cassandra Peterson attends the premiere of "1000 Corpses" on Wednesday, April 9, 2003, in Los Angeles, California.
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark is the screen persona of Cassandra Peterson (born September 17, 1949).
www.sweeq.com /cassandra-peterson-10.html   (139 words)

 Blue Note Records
Cassandra is a wonderful artist, but you wouldn't have known from her performance in Albuquerque on 8/28/05.
Cassandra sait nous emporter dans un pays de la douceur d'une onctueuse mousse de lait pour nous réveiller l'instant d'après avec la force d'un espresso de sa voix prenante.
Cassandra Wilson captures in this album the magical spirit of African-American music and each song is a treassure to enjoy forever.
www.bluenote.com /detail.asp?SelectionID=8541   (729 words)

 Cassandra Zaruba - Reading
Yes, such an author lives in the same time with you and of course, it is more interesting to find out her opinion concerning our generation and this world on the whole.
One of such a representatives of the literature of 21st century is an author Cassandra Zaruba.
Like the books which you can't stop reading before find out who is a murderer (a betrayer, a madman, etc.) Cassandra Zaruba just creates such books which is not easy to resist to read if you begin to do it.
www.cassandrazaruba.com   (295 words)

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