Cressida [kres′i də]
Medieval Legend a Trojan woman who is unfaithful to her lover, TROILUS

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  • Cressida — steht für: die Heldin aus William Shakespeares Tragödie Troilus und Cressida Cressida (Mythologie), eine Prinzessin Trojas aus der griechischen Mythologie Cressida (Mond), ein Mond des Planeten Uranus Toyota Cressida, ein japanisches Automodell… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cressida — f English: from a medieval legend, told by Chaucer and Shakespeare among others, set in ancient Troy. Cressida is a Trojan princess, daughter of Calchas, a priest who has defected to the Greeks. When she is restored to her father, she jilts her… …   First names dictionary

  • Cressida — {{Cressida}} Entstellte Form des Namens Chryseis*, bei Geoffrey Chaucer Criseyde genannt (Versroman ›Troilus and Criseyde‹, um 1385), eine Figur der mittelalterlichen Troja Dichtungen, die ihr den Seher Kalchas* zum Vater geben, angeblich einen… …   Who's who in der antiken Mythologie

  • Cressida — For other uses, see Cressida (disambiguation). Cressida depicted by Thomas Kirk Cressida (also Criseida, Cresseid or Criseyde) is a character who appears in many Medieval and Renaissance retellings of the story of the Trojan War. She is a Trojan… …   Wikipedia

  • Cressida —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Cressida (homonymie).  Cressida est une héroïne tragique de la Guerre de Troie. Elle est mentionnée tardivement dans la littérature médiévale et de la renaissance, notamment dans la pièce de théâtre… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cressida — Cres|si|da also Cresseid →↑Troilus and Cressida …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Cressida —    a prostitute    She was the lady who gave Troilus a bad time and Chaucer, Shakespeare, and others a plot:     The girl was a born Cressida, a daughter of the game. (Manning, 1960) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Cressida cressida — male female …   Wikipedia

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  • Cressida (disambiguation) — Cressida may refer to: Kathryn Cressida, a voice over artist. Cressida, a character in Medieval and Renaissance literature Cressida (moon), a moon of Uranus Cressida (progressive rock band), a progressive rock band formed in England in 1969 548… …   Wikipedia

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