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Can you name the characters from the works we've read thus far?

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Greek god of the Underworld; host of the Dramatic Debate
Phaecian king, gives polytrophic hero passage back home
Biblical debator; repeated what the three other friend/debators said; existence questioned
Swineherd loyal to polytrophic hero
Nymph on the isle of Ogygia
Non-human character; challenger of Job
The 'First Athenian,' great orator, dies from plague
Agamemnon's wife. cheats on him with Aegisthus
Debating playwright; more traditional champion of classical, idolized, heroic characters; wins debate
Servant of Greek god of drama; proves to be more intelligent and wit
Wife of polytrophic hero; paragon of females
Biblical debator and friend of Job
Virgin goddess of wisdom; acknowledges role of daughters of night
Author of The History of the Peloponnesian War
Daughter sacrificed by Agamemnon
Polytrophic hero of famous Greek epic poem
Athenian supporter of deliberation in the Mytilenean Debate
Author of The Eumenides
DescriptionCharacter
Author of The Odyssey
Flamboyant and ambitious Athenian statesman and general; fights for Sparta when betrayed by Athens
Avenger of Agamemnon; pursued by the daughters of night
Main suitor; plotted to kill polytrophic hero's son
Faithful follower tested by God; questions why he suffers
Suitor who tries to bargain for their lives
Greek god of drama; seeks a good playwright to save Athens; Moderator of Dramatic Debate
Action-oriented, anti-discussion Athenian general
Debating playwright; avant-garde champion of the common man; loses debate
Polytrophic hero's son; comes of age throughout poem
Half-brother of Greek god of drama; loves pea soup
Athenian opponent of Sicilian Expedition; Athens loses when he becomes general
Biblical debator and friend of Job
Author of The Frogs
Greek god of reason and logic; supports marital bond
Daughters of night; support familial bond
Biblical debator and friend of Job
Doorkeeper of Hades; whips god of drama and servant

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