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Pre Raphaelite Art: Cassandra, Evelyn de Morgan (1898, London); Cassandra in front of the burning city of Troy at the peak of her insanity. Cassandra was the daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy. She had the power of prophecy and the curse of never being believed. Evelyn De Morgan (nee Pickering; 30 Aug 1855–2 May 1919) was an English Pre-Raphaelite painter. She was married to the ceramicist William de Morgan. She did many beautiful paintings of classical and mythological figures.

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Helen of Troy - the daughter of Zeus and Leda, Helen was the Queen of Sparta and considered the most beautiful woman who ever lived. Her abduction by Paris led to the Trojan War.

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Tragic Greek Ladies by Arbetta From left to right: Medea, Cassandra, Pandora and Antigone

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Menelaus and Helen; Ajax killing Cassandra. Fourth style. A.D. 50—79. Pompeii, House of Menander, I 10, 4, wing.

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Fantasy | Magic | Fairytale | Surreal | Myths | Legends | Stories | Dreams | Adventures | Enchanting | Paris by Emily Soto

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Ajax taking Cassandra, tondo of a red-figure kylix by the Kodros Painter, c. 440-430 BC, Louvre

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lionofchaeronea: During the sack of Troy, Ajax son of Oileus (aka Ajax the Lesser) seizes Cassandra, who clings to a cult statue of Athena for protection. Fresco from the House of Menander, Pompeii.

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