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|Antipholus of Ephesus||Antipholus of Ephesus, a young merchant born in Epidamium but taken to Corinth in infancy, later moved to Ephesus, where he now resides. He has no idea he has a twin brother. Read More|
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|Emilia||Emilia is a Syracusian woman who retired to a cloistered life in Ephesus after losing her sons and husband in a shipwreck; she is called Lady Abbess or just abbess before her identity is revealed. Read More|
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|Courtesan||The courtesan, who is a companion, hostess, and entertainer to the Ephesian merchant class, exchanges love tokens with Antipholus of Ephesus.|
|Duke||The duke, who is the ruler of Ephesus, tries to be fair while upholding the city's ruthless laws; he is also called Solinus in dialogue.|
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|Luce||Luce, Adriana's cook who is betrothed to Dromio of Ephesus, is witty and spirited but mocked by other characters because of her size; she is also called Nell.|
|Luciana||Luciana is Adriana's sister, housemate, and confidante; single and loving it.|
|Messenger||The messenger, servant to Antipholus of Ephesus and Adriana, appears once in the final scene to announce Antipholus's escape from jail.|
|Officer||The officer is a policeman and jail keeper who serves the duke; he is called Jailer in some lines.|
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|Second merchant||The second merchant, whom Angelo the goldsmith owes money, demands payment before he leaves Ephesus on his next business venture.|