(Encyclopedia) Troilus and Cressida troi´ləs, krĕs´ĭdə [key], a medieval romance distantly related to characters in Greek legend. Troilus, a Trojan prince (son of Priam and Hecuba),… (Encyclopedia) Cressida, in medieval romance: see Troilus and Cressida . ContentsDramatis PersonaePrologueAct IScene IScene IIScene IIIAct IIScene IScene IIScene IIIAct IIIScene IScene IIScene IIIAct IVScene IScene IIScene IIIScene IVScene VAct VScene IScene IIScene… (Shakespeare). The story was originally written by Lollius, an old Lombard author, and since by Chaucer (Pope). Chaucer's poem is from Boccaccio's Filostrato. Source: Dictionary of… Act IScene ITroy. Before Priam's palaceEnter Troilus armed, and PandarusTroilusCall here my varlet; I'll unarm again:
Why should I war without the walls of Troy,
That find such cruel battle… PrologueIn Troy, there lies the scene. From isles of Greece
The princes orgulous, their high blood chafed,
Have to the port of Athens sent their ships,
Fraught with the ministers and… Act VScene IThe Grecian camp. Before Achilles' tentEnter Achilles and PatroclusAchillesI'll heat his blood with Greekish wine to-night,
Which with my scimitar I'll cool to-morrow.
Patroclus,… (Encyclopedia) Cressida, in astronomy, one of the natural satellites, or moons, of Uranus . Dramatis PersonaePriam, king of Troy.His Sons.HectorTroilusParisDeiphobusHelenusOthers.Margarelon, a bastard son of Priam.Trojan commanders.AeneasAntenorOthers.Calchas, a Trojan priest,… Scene IIThe Same. A streetEnter Cressida and AlexanderCressidaWho were those went by?AlexanderQueen Hecuba and Helen.CressidaAnd whither go they?AlexanderUp to the eastern tower,