Troilus and Cressida

play by Shakespeare

Troilus and Cressida is a play by William Shakespeare. It is a tragedy. Shakespeare's sources were probably Greek mythology, and also the works of Homer and Geoffrey Chaucer. The first known performance was on 7 February 1604. The first known printing of the play dates to 1609. The play is about the Trojan War and two lovers, Troilus and Cressida.

Engaving after Angelica Kauffmann of Act V, Scene 2