Julius Caesar Dramatis Personae eText

William Shakespeare

Dramatis Personae

  • JULIUS CAESAR, Roman statesman and general
  • OCTAVIUS, Triumvir after Caesar's death, later Augustus Caesar, first emperor of Rome
  • MARCUS ANTONIUS, general and friend of Caesar, a Triumvir after his death
  • LEPIDUS, third member of the Triumvirate
  • MARCUS BRUTUS, leader of the conspiracy against Caesar
  • CASSIUS, instigator of the conspiracy
  • CASCA, TREBONIUS, LIGARIUS, DECIUS BRUTUS, METELLUS CIMBER, CINNA, conspirators against Caesar
  • CALPURNIA, wife of Caesar
  • PORTIA, wife of Brutus
  • CICERO, PUBLIUS, POPILIUS LENA, senators
  • FLAVIUS, tribune
  • MARULLUS, tribune
  • CATO, LUCILIUS, TITINIUS, MESSALA, VOLUMNIUS, supporters of Brutus
  • ARTEMIDORUS, a teacher of rhetoric
  • CINNA, a poet
  • VARRO, CLITUS, CLAUDIUS, STRATO, LUCIUS, DARDANIUS, servants to Brutus
  • PINDARUS, servant to Cassius
  • Ghost of Caesar
  • A Soothsayer
  • A Poet
  • Senators, Citizens, Soldiers, Commoners, Messengers, and Servants

SCENE: Rome, the conspirators' camp near Sardis, and the plains of Philippi.