Coriolanus



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AedileAediles (officers attending on the Tribunes) appear in Coriolanus. One is a speaking role.
All (22)
All CitizensA mob of citizens, seven of them speaking roles, appear both in opposition and in support of the title character in several scenes of Coriolanus. Speaking as one, the mob's speech prefix is Plebeians.
All Conspirators"Three or four" Conspirators, three of them speaking roles, conspire with Aufidius, in Coriolanus.
All Lords (1)A number of Volscian Lords, three of them speaking roles, appear in the concluding scene of Coriolanus, and witness Coriolanus' death.
All The People
Both (2)
Both Citizens
Both TribunesSeveral characters are Tribunes, including Flavius and Marullus in Julius Caesar, and Sicinius and Brutus in Coriolanus.
CitizenA citizen of Antium briefly meets the disguised Coriolanus, and directs him to Aufidius' house.
Citizens (1)A mob of citizens, seven of them speaking roles, appear both in opposition and in support of the title character in several scenes of Coriolanus.
CominiusCominius and Titus Lartius are leaders of the Roman forces against the Volscians, in Coriolanus.
Coriolanus (character)Caius Martius Coriolanus (hist) is the central character of Coriolanus, who earns the tile "Coriolanus" in recognition of his skill at smiting Volscians in Coriolai.
Fifth CitizenA mob of citizens, seven of them speaking roles, appear both in opposition and in support of the title character in several scenes of Coriolanus. Speaking as one, the mob's speech prefix is Plebeians.
First Citizen (1)A mob of citizens, seven of them speaking roles, appear both in opposition and in support of the title character in several scenes of Coriolanus. Speaking as one, the mob's speech prefix is Plebeians.
First Conspirator"Three or four" Conspirators, three of them speaking roles, conspire with Aufidius, in Coriolanus.
First Lord (3)A number of Volscian Lords, three of them speaking roles, appear in the concluding scene of Coriolanus, and witness Coriolanus' death.
First Officer (1)Two officers discuss Coriolanus' prospects of becoming consul in Coriolanus
First RomanA Roman (named Ninacor) encounters the Volsce, Adrian, with news that Coriolanus is banished from Rome, in Coriolanus. Three Romans, with pillage, appear briefly in Coriolanus.
First Senator (1)The Roman Senators, two of them speaking roles, appear in Coriolanus, both as friends and enemies to the title character.
First Serving-Man (2)Three servingmen to Aufidius discuss the arrival of their master's former arch-enemy as a guest in Coriolanus.
First Soldier (3)Two of Coriolanus' soldiers, and one of Aufidius' soldiers, have minor speaking roles in Coriolanus.
Fourth Citizen (1)A mob of citizens, seven of them speaking roles, appear both in opposition and in support of the title character in several scenes of Coriolanus. Speaking as one, the mob's speech prefix is Plebeians.
Gentlewoman (1)A Gentlewoman attending on Lady Macbeth witnesses her sleepwalking, with the Scottish Doctor, in Macbeth.
Herald (1)A Herald announces Coriolanus' return to Rome in Coriolanus.
Junius BrutusJunius Brutus and Sicinius Velutus, two of the tribunes of the people, are the hero's chief political enemies in Coriolanus, and prove more effective than his military foes.
Lieutenant (1)A Volscian Lieutenant to Aufidius questions Aufidius about his alliance in Coriolanus.
Menenius AgrippaMenenius Agrippa is a friend and supporter of Coriolanus in his political struggles, in Coriolanus.
Messenger (2)A messenger to the Roman leaders brings news of the preparations for battle against the Volsces, in Coriolanus.
Officer (1)Two officers discuss Coriolanus' prospects of becoming consul in Coriolanus.
PatricianThe Roman Patricians, of whom only one has individual lines, appear in Coriolanus.
RomanA Roman (named Ninacor) encounters the Volsce, Adrian, with news that Coriolanus is banished from Rome, in Coriolanus.
Second Citizen (1)A mob of citizens, seven of them speaking roles, appear both in opposition and in support of the title character in several scenes of Coriolanus. Speaking as one, the mob's speech prefix is Plebeians.
Second Conspirator
Second Lord (3)A number of Volscian Lords, three of them speaking roles, appear in the concluding scene of Coriolanus, and witness Coriolanus' death.
Second Messenger (2)A messenger to the Roman leaders brings news of the preparations for battle against the Volsces, in Coriolanus.
Second Officer (1)Two officers discuss Coriolanus' prospects of becoming consul in Coriolanus
Second Patrician
Second RomanA Roman (named Ninacor) encounters the Volsce, Adrian, with news that Coriolanus is banished from Rome, in Coriolanus. Three Romans, with pillage, appear briefly in Coriolanus.
Second Senator (1)The Roman Senators, two of them speaking roles, appear in Coriolanus, both as friends and enemies to the title character.
Second Serving-Man (2)Three servingmen to Aufidius discuss the arrival of their master's former arch-enemy as a guest in Coriolanus.
Second Soldier (3)Two of Coriolanus' soldiers, and one of Aufidius' soldiers, have minor speaking roles in Coriolanus.
Seventh CitizenA mob of citizens, seven of them speaking roles, appear both in opposition and in support of the title character in several scenes of Coriolanus. Speaking as one, the mob's speech prefix is Plebeians.
Sicinius VelutusSicinius Velutus and Junius Brutus, two of the tribunes of the people, are the protagonist's chief political enemies in Coriolanus, and prove more effective than his military foes.
Sixth CitizenA mob of citizens, seven of them speaking roles, appear both in opposition and in support of the title character in several scenes of Coriolanus. Speaking as one, the mob's speech prefix is Plebeians.
Third Citizen (1)A mob of citizens, seven of them speaking roles, appear both in opposition and in support of the title character in several scenes of Coriolanus. Speaking as one, the mob's speech prefix is Plebeians.
Third Conspirator
Third Lord (1)A number of Volscian Lords, three of them speaking roles, appear in the concluding scene of Coriolanus, and witness Coriolanus' death.
Third RomanThree Romans, with pillage, appear briefly in Coriolanus.
Third Serving-Man (2)Three servingmen to Aufidius discuss the arrival of their master's former arch-enemy as a guest in Coriolanus.


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