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Troilus and Cressida

(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 .

The History of 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…

Brewer's: Troilus and Cressida

(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…

William Shakespeare: Troilus and Cressida, Act I

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…

William Shakespeare: Troilus and Cressida, Act V

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 .