Study Guide

Lysistrata Characters

Lysistrata

Lysistrata was the first ever female hero of an Ancient Greek comedy. Way to break that glass...

Calonice

Calonice is Lysistrata's neighbor, and just like Lysistrata, Calonice is respectable middle-class...

Myrrhine

Myrrhine first makes her appearance on the scene near the beginning of the play, when she comes...

Lampito

Lampito is a pretty one-dimensional character, and that one dimension is mostly an ethnic...

Magistrate

The Magistrate makes his first appearance on the scene when he comes to investigate the...

Cinesias

Cinesias is the husband of Myrrhine, one of the women taking part in Lysistrata's sex-strike. And...

Chorus of Old Men

The Chorus of Old Men makes its first appearance near the beginning of the play, when its members...

Chorus of Old Women

The Chorus of Old Women represents the women Lysistrata sent to take over the Acropolis. Whether...