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-- Philip Weller, November 13, 1941 - February 1, 2021
Dr. Weller, an Eastern Washington University professor of English and Shakespearean scholar for more than 50 years.

Index of Minor Characters in Othello

Each character page is an annotated list of all appearances and all mentions of the character.
In order of appearance:
Roderigo, a sucker.

Brabantio, Desdemona's father, a Senator of Venice.

Cassio, Othello's lieutenant.

Officer accompanying Brabantio.

Duke of Venice.

First Senator.

Second Senator.


Officer at the Senate of Venice.

Messenger from Cyprus.

Montano, Governor of Cyprus before Othello.

Four Gentlemen of Cyprus.

Emilia, Iago's wife, Desdemona's waiting gentlewoman.

Clown, a servant in Othello's household.

Bianca, Cassio's girlfriend, a prostitute.

Lodovico, a Venetian noble.

Gratiano, a Venetian noble, Desdemona's uncle, and a friend of Lodovico.