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In the early Christian era it became associated with Greek katharos "pure". The name was borne by a legendary 4th-century saint and martyr, Saint Catherine, from Alexandria who was tortured on a spiked wheel.
 
In the early Christian era it became associated with Greek katharos "pure". The name was borne by a legendary 4th-century saint and martyr, Saint Catherine, from Alexandria who was tortured on a spiked wheel.
 
The name Cassandra comes from the Greek name Κασσανδρα (Kassandra), derived from possibly κεκασμαι (kekasmai) meaning "to excel, to shine" and ανηρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ανδρος). In Greek myth Cassandra was a Trojan princess, the daughter of [[Priam]] and Hecuba. She was given the gift of prophecy by Apollo, but when she spurned his advances he cursed her so nobody would believe her prophecies.
 
   
 
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