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Cassandra (Legendary character)

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Personal name headingCassandra (Legendary character)
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Variant(s)Casandra (Legendary character)
Cassandre (Legendary character)
Alexandra (Legendary character)
Kasandra (Legendary character)
Kassandra (Legendary character)
Kasszandra (Legendary character)
卡珊德拉 (Legendary character)
カッサンドラー (Legendary character)
קסנדרה (Legendary character)
카산드라 (Legendary character)
Касандра (Legendary character)
Кассандра (Legendary character)
كاساندرا (Legendary character)
Κασάνδρα (Legendary character)
Κασσάνδρα (Legendary character)
Αλεξάνδρα (Legendary character)
LocatedTroy (Extinct city)
Profession or occupationWomen prophets
Special noteNon-Latin script references not evaluated.
Found inEuripides. Trojan women and other plays, 2010: page 182 (Cassandra, daughter of Hecuba and King Priam)
Brill's new Pauly online, 23 June 2014 (Cassandra; Κασσάνδρα; In the Iliad 'the most beautiful daughter' of Priamus; had prophetic abilities; because she rejected Apollo's advances he cursed her never to be believed; carried off by Agamemnon as booty after the Trojan War; upon arrival at home they were both murdered by Agamemnon's wife Clytemnestra)
Wikipedia, 23 June 2014 (Cassandra; Κασσάνδρα; Κασάνδρα; Alexandra; daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy; Apollo gave her the power of prophecy in order to seduce her, but when she refused him, he gave her the curse of never being believed; other forms of name: كاساندرا; Kassandra; Касандра; Kasandra; Αλεξάνδρα; Casandra; Cassandre; 카산드라; קסנדרה; Кассандра ; Kasszandra; カッサンドラー; 卡珊德拉)
Invalid LCCNsh 87004013