Frogs Characters

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Dionysus
Patron god of drama/party/wine. He plans to bring a dead playwright back from the Underworld to restore quality to Greek drama and show beleaguered Athens how to become great again.
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Xanthias
Wise-cracking slave of Dionysus.
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Heracles
Greek strongman who tells Dionysus and Xanthias how to get to the Underworld. Heracles (known to the Romans as Hercules) once went there himself to capture Cerberus, a three-headed dog, as one of his twelve labors.
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Charon
n aged boatman who ferries the dead across a river to the entrance of the Underworld.
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Aecus
doorkeeper of Hades in the underworld
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Euripides
Recently deceased Greek playwright.
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Aeschylus
Reigning lord of drama in the Underworld.
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Sophocles
Another of the deceased playwrights. He was the author of Oedipus Rex and Antigone, two of the most popular and revered of all Greek plays.
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Maidservant
Attendant of Persophone, the goddess of the Underworld.
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Hostess
Woman who hosts and manages the eatery in the Underworld.
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Plathane
Servant in the Underworld who works with the hostess.
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Corpse
Dead man in the Underworld. Dionysus asks him to carry his baggage. The dead man refuses because Dionysus does not offer him a big enough tip.
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Chorus of Frogs
Adding a huge comedic element to the play
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Card 2

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Wise-cracking slave of Dionysus.

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Xanthias

Card 3

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Greek strongman who tells Dionysus and Xanthias how to get to the Underworld. Heracles (known to the Romans as Hercules) once went there himself to capture Cerberus, a three-headed dog, as one of his twelve labors.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

n aged boatman who ferries the dead across a river to the entrance of the Underworld.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

doorkeeper of Hades in the underworld

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