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Who was Cassandra?

  • 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.


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June 21, 2012


"Signs and wonders." (Cormac McCarthy, No Country for Old Men)

Of course she did not speak, fish being silent. And of course she was beneficient, fish being so tied to God.

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