Cassandra Imploring Athena

Jérôme Martin Langlois, Cassandra Imploring Athena for Revenge Against Ajax, 19th century

Jérôme Martin Langlois, Cassandra Imploring Athena for Revenge Against Ajax, 19th century

What sort of man can I guess
was author of these deeds,
the man who in his insolence
wrenched headlong from its base my image,
and dragged the prophetic maiden from the altar in defiance of the gods?
Sophocles’ Ajax the Locrian