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Characters Hektor Chorus of Trojan Eldersadvisers to King Priam King Priam Aeneas Paris Andromache Helen Character Descriptions Hektor a prince of the great city of Troy He is the son of King Priam and Queen Hecabe brother of Paris husband of Adromache He is the greatest warrior on the Trojan side during the Trojan War Homer calls him Man Killing Hektor in his epic poem The Iliad The play will focus on him before his mythic battle with Achilles Chorus of Trojan Eldersadvisers to King Priam these are the elderly statesman of the city of Troy In my tragedy they are wise old who advise the royal family namely King Priam King Priam the king of the city of Troy during the Trojan War He is the father to many a prince and princess in particular Hektor Paris and Cassandra In my play I will try to portray Priam primarily as a father concerned for his valiant son and secondly as a noble king trying to raise the spirits of his besieged people Aeneas - the cousin of the great Hektor of Troy A tremendous warrior and statesman who is second only to Hektor His strength was so great that even the Acheans greatest warrior Achilles thought twice before engaging him in battle In myth he is also called the founder of the great city of Rome In the play he will be seen as Hektors best friend and comrade Paris a prince of Troy He is seen as the pretty boy who started the Trojan War by going to Sparta and fleeing with King Menelaus beautiful wife Helen He is not much of a warrior compared to his other brothers and cousin Aeneas yet it is through him that Apollo puts an end to the life of Achilles He will also be used as a messenger type character due to
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