A centaur (a creature with the upper body of a man and the lower body of a horse) who leads Faust to Manto’s temple on Classical Walpurgis Night. Chiron is a great educator and skilled in medicine. He represents the partial integration of the intellectual and the sensual which Goethe so admired in Classical Greek culture.
Chiron Character Timeline in Faust
The timeline below shows where the character Chiron appears in Faust. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 2: Act 2: Classical Walpurgis Night: The Pharsalian Fields