Study Guide

The Bacchae Characters

By Euripides

Dionysus

Dionysus, the protagonist of The Bacchae, is one big contradiction. The character embodies many...

King Pentheus

Pentheus is not a typical Greek antagonist. Sure he's the guy that stands in the way of our hero...

Chorus

Euripides has often been criticized for his use of choruses, mainly because they rarely affect...