Frogs (Murray 1912)/Characters

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The Frogs of Aristophanes  (1912)  by Aristophanes, translated by Gilbert Murray
Characters

CHARACTERS OF THE PLAY


The God Dionysus.

Xanthias, his slave.

Aeschylus.

Euripides.

Heracles.

Pluto.

Charon.

Aeacus, house porter to Pluto.

A Corpse.

A Maidservant of Persephone.

A Landlady in Hades

Plathane, her servant.

A Chorus of Frogs.

A Chorus of Initiated Persons.

Attendants at a Funeral; Women worshipping Iacchus,
Servants of Pluto, &c.


"The play was first produced in Athens at the Feast of the Lenaea in the year 405 B.C. It obtained the first prize. Phrynichus was second with 'The Muses,' Plato third with 'The Cleophon.'"