Antony and Cleopatra

Characters

  • Mark Antony – Roman general and one of the three joint leaders, or "triumvirs", who rule the Roman Republic after the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 B.C.
  • Octavius Caesar – another triumvir
  • Lepidus – another triumvir
  • Cleopatra – Queen of Egypt
  • Sextus Pompey – rebel against the triumvirate and son of the late Pompey

Antony's party

  • Demetrius
  • Philo
  • Domitius Enobarbus
  • Ventidius
  • Silius – officer in Ventidius' army
  • Eros
  • Canidius – Antony's lieutenant-general
  • Scarus
  • Dercetus
  • Schoolmaster – Antony's ambassador to Octavius
  • Rannius (non-speaking role)
  • Lucilius (non-speaking role)
  • Lamprius (non-speaking role)

Octavius' party

  • Octavia – Octavius' sister
  • Maecenas
  • Agrippa – admiral of the Roman navy
  • Taurus – Octavius' lieutenant-general
  • Dolabella
  • Thidias
  • Gallus
  • Proculeius

Sextus' party

  • Menecrates
  • Menas
  • Varrius

Cleopatra's party

  • Charmian – maid of honour
  • Iras – maid of honour
  • Alexas
  • Mardian – a eunuch
  • Diomedes – treasurer
  • Seleucus – attendant

Other

  • Soothsayer
  • Clown
  • Boy
  • Sentry
  • Officers, Soldiers, Messengers, and other Attendants

This content is from Wikipedia. GradeSaver is providing this content as a courtesy until we can offer a professionally written study guide by one of our staff editors. We do not consider this content professional or citable. Please use your discretion when relying on it.