In the Iliad, she is described as the loveliest of the daughters of Priam (King of Troy), and gifted with prophecy. The god Apollo loved her, but she spurned him. As a punishment, he decreed that no one would ever believe her. So when she told her fellow Trojans that the Greeks were hiding inside the wooden horse...well, you know what happened.
Sandro Santioli spent 70 hours in flight over Iceland, taking some astounding photographs of this otherworldly landscape. I'm fascinated, of course, since I'm immersed in Iceland-on-the-ground these days. (Hat tip to Marly Youmans for the link!)