Study Guide

Titus Andronicus Characters

By William Shakespeare

Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus is a general and a war hero who has just returned to Rome after a ten-year...

Aaron

"Aaron the Moor" is Tamora's secret lover and the diabolical mastermind behind the plot to...

Tamora

Tamora is the Queen of the Goths turned Roman Empress. After Titus ritually sacrifices her...

Lavinia

Lavinia is the virtuous daughter of Titus Andronicus. Like Hamlet's Ophelia, Lavinia is the...

Young Lucius

The son of Lucius, Young Lucius is Titus's grandson and Lavinia's nephew. He appears in only a...

Demetrius and Chiron

Demetrius and Chiron are Tamora's wicked sons. They kill Bassianus and then viciously rape and...

Quintus and Martius

Quintus and Martius (not to be confused with Mutius) are Titus's sons. They are framed for...

Mutius

Mutius is one of Titus's sons. Although he survives Rome's long war with the Goths, he's killed...

Alarbus

Alarbus is Tamora's eldest son and a Goth prisoner of war. Since Alarbus is the "proudest...