This talk was given at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia during the Memorial Meeting for the Franklin Award Medal for late Cabibbo.
After the Prologue sketching the historical connection with the Trojan War the talk is divided into five Acts:
(I) Nicola Cabibbo – Pioneer of Our View of Weak Forces
(II) Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa Matrix (and Five more)
(III) Status of Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa Matrix
(IV) Rosetta Stone for Understanding Flavour Dynamics
(V) The Future – and Memory of Nicola Cabibbo