PERSONS OF THE DRAMA


AHASUERUS ........................ King of Persia
VASHTI...                       Queen of Persia
ESTHER ...... Second Queen of Persia
HAMAN ...... . Premier
MORDECAI ...      ... A Jew, afterwards Premier
ZERESH......                    Wife of Haman
MEHEUMAN ...............      ... A Chamberlain
ABAGTHA..........           Another Chamberlain
AHAFID..........                     Court Poet
SMERDIS..........                    Court Fool
SAADI.......................... Young Court Poet
PARSHANDATHA .......... Lady in Waiting to Zeresh
ZETHAR..........       Lady in Waiting to Vashti

Chamberlains, Ladies and Gentlemen of the Court,
       Heralds, Royal Dancers, Nubian
           Slaves, Waiters, and others.