Cassandra (disambiguation)


Cassandra (disambiguation)

Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Cassandra


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gender = Female
meaning = "shining upon men"
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origin = Greek mythology
related names = Casandra, Cassie, Kassie, Kassandra, Kasey, Casey, Kasandra
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Cassandra is a cursed prophet in Greek mythology. Cassandra may also refer to:

People

Non-fictional

* Cassandra Lynn, Playboy playmate
* Cassandra Ponti, Filipino contestant of "Pinoy Big Brother"
* Cassie Steele, tv actress
* Cassandra Steen, German soul/R&B-singer
* Cassandra Wilson, jazz singer
* Pseudonym of William Connor, a British journalist

Fictional

* Lady Cassandra, a character from the television series "Doctor Who"
* Cassandra (Stargate), a character in the TV show "Stargate"
* Cassandra (Encantadia), a character in Philippine TV show "Etheria'
* Cassandra (Red Dwarf episode), a clairvoyant computer in the television series "Red Dwarf"
* Cassandra Alexandra, a Grecian character from the Soul series of fighting games
* Cassandra Cain, the current Batgirl in the DC Universe
* Cassandra Nova, a Marvel comics supervillainess and the archenemy of Charles Xavier
* Cassandra Sandsmark, the current Wonder Girl in the DC Universe
* Cassandra Spender, a.k.a. Patient X from the television show "The X-Files"
* Cassandra Trotter, a character from the BBC sit-com "Only Fools and Horses"
* Cassandra Goth, a character from The Sims series.

Arts and entertainment

* "Cassandra" (novel), the title of a novel by German writer Christa Wolf
* "Cassandra" (story), a Hugo-award winning short story by C. J. Cherryh
* "Cassandra" (album), 1997 debut by the instrumental band Zoar
* "Cassandra" (song), a song by Swedish pop group ABBA from 1982

Other

* Cassandra (metaphor), a metaphorical term applied to a variety of psychosocial scenarios in which valid warnings or concerns are dismissed or disbelieved
* Cassandra Project a term of art used to describe an event prediction project funded by the CIA or other intelligence agency
* Cassandra, Pennsylvania
* HMS Cassandra, a former destroyer of the British Royal Navy
* Cassandra (database), database management system developed by Facebook

See also

* "The Cassandra Crossing"
* Kassandra
* Cassie
* Cassandra's Dream


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