|Some of the many portrayals of Julius Caesar, spanning several centuries.|
Roman statesman and general
Triumvir after Caesars death, later Augustus Caesar, first emperor of Rome
Marcus Antonius (Mark Antony)
General and friend of Caesar, Triumvir after his death
Third member of the Triumvirate after Caesars death
Cicero, Publius, Popilius Lena
Marcus Brutus, Cassius, Casca, Trebonius, Ligarius, Decius Brutus, Metellus Cimber, Cinna
Conspirators against Julius Caesar
A teacher of rhetoric
Lucilius, Titinius, Messala, Young Cato, Volumnius
Friends to Brutus and Cassius
Varro, Clitus, Claudius, Strato, Lucius, Dardanius
Servants to Brutus
Servant to Cassius
Female parts were listed after all the speaking male parts, regardless of their importance in the play. Portia, for instance, is a much more important character than some of the male roles. Note also that in Shakespeares day, all female roles were played by men and boys, in costume.
Wife to Caesar
Wife to Brutus
The less important and non-speaking parts were listed last.
Commoners, or Plebeians, of Rome; Senators, Guards, Attendants, etc.