This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
King Basilius - This character is the father of Sigismund. Because he heard a prophesy that predicted his son would rise up against him in rebellion, this character had Sigismund locked away in a tower until he was twenty-one years old.
Julian - This character is the governor of the tower in which Sigismund has been locked until the age of twenty-one.
Olivier - This character takes command of the peasant rebellion that rises up after King Basilius is ousted by supporters of Sigismund. This character has King Basilius killed and...
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