Faust - This character sells his soul to the devil and in return receives knowledge and experience.
Mephistopheles - This character is the devil.
Helen - This character is said to be the most beautiful woman in the world.
Lynceus - This character is the lookout for Faust and several times warns him of oncoming danger.
Philemon - This character lives in the cottage and maintains the church near Faust's land.
Baucis - This character dies of fright with her husband.
Anaxagoras - This character is a Greek philosopher who believed the world was ruled by nous or mind.
Thales - This character is a philosopher who believed that everything was ultimately made of water.
Wagner - This character takes over Faust's position at the university.
Homunculus - This literally means "little man" in Latin.
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