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.
We're just back from 2 days in the gorgeous Charlevoix, along the estuary of the St. Lawrence River. This was drawn quickly on the rocky beach at Port-au-Persil, looking downriver toward the sea, after a big glass of white wine and a picnic...full-color coverage begins tomorrow.