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Troilus and Cressida is named after two lovers during the Trojan War. In Greek mythology the Greeks attack Troy after Prince Paris of Troy takes Helen, the wife of Menelaus, king of Sparta. Priam is the king of Troy and the father of Paris. Troilus is another of Priam's many sons. Cressida is the daughter of Calchas, a Trojan priest who defects to the Greek side of the war.
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