Author: Sophocles  | Date: 410 BC

Characters in the Play

Orestes, son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra

Electra } sister of Orestes

Chrysothemis} " " "

An Old Man, formerly the Paedagogus or Attendant of Orestes



Chorus of Women of Mycenae

Mute Persons:

Pylades, son of Strophius, King of Crisa, the friend of Orestes.

A handmaid of Clytemnestra. Two attendants of Orestes


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Chicago: Sophocles, "Characters in the Play," Electra, trans. R. C. Jebb Original Sources, accessed April 22, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D9U9QF5XXUQRJ76.

MLA: Sophocles. "Characters in the Play." Electra, translted by R. C. Jebb, Original Sources. 22 Apr. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D9U9QF5XXUQRJ76.

Harvard: Sophocles, 'Characters in the Play' in Electra, trans. . Original Sources, retrieved 22 April 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D9U9QF5XXUQRJ76.