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A Figurative painting Cassandra is an allegory based upon The Story of Troy from Greek Mythology. For Sale

A Figurative painting Cassandra is an allegory based upon The Story of Troy from Greek Mythology.

Pottery: red-figured cup.  INTERIOR:  Hermes. Hermes flies to the right in a running pose, his head turned back to the left and down. He holds a lyre (red plektron attached with red cord) in his left hand and a kerykeion up over his shoulders in his right

Hermes flies to the right in a running pose, his head turned back to the left and down. He holds a lyre (red plektron attached with red cord) in his left hand and a kerykeion up over his shoulders in his right

Asteria (pronounced as-TARE-ee-uh) is the Greek Goddess of the oracles of the night, such as astrology and dream interpretation. She is the daughter of the Titans Phoebe and Koios, sister of Leto, Goddess of the oracles of the day. With Perses, God of destruction, she is the mother of Hekate, Goddess of crossroads and doorways, as well as the shadows of the night.

Nice black trim on a red figure's chiton ASTERIA was the Titan goddess (perhaps) of the oracles and prophecies of night, including prophetic dreams, the reading of the stars (astrology), and necromancy.

Cassandra by EmilieDionne.deviantart.com on @deviantART

Cassandra by EmilieDionne.deviantart.com on @deviantART

— "There is no crueler fate than to know the future but be unable to spare anyone from it." — What good are her visions, if no one would listen to them? What power does a priestess have, if her warnings fall onto deaf ears? She wanted to save Troy. She wanted to save them all, to free them from the thread of fate that was wrapping around their throats, tighter and tighter with each pass. She cried for understand, for one person to hear her voice, and believe her. Yet, they all turned away.

— "There is no crueler fate than to know the future but be unable to spare anyone from it." — What good are her visions, if no one would listen to them? What power does a priestess have, if her warnings fall onto deaf ears? She wanted to save Troy. She wa

Cassandra was the most beautiful of Priam’s daughters,  the god Apollo fell in love with her. Apollo promised Cassandra the gift of prophecy if she would agree to give herself to him. Cassandra accepted Apollo’s gift but then refused his advances. Apollo was furious, but he could not take back the powers he had given her. Instead he cursed her, proclaiming that although she would be able to tell the future accurately, no one would believe her.

Cassandra was the most beautiful of Priam’s daughters, the god Apollo fell in…

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