Manto is a healer and seer who lives in a temple at the base of Mount Olympus, home to the Greek gods. She approves of Faust’s desire for ideal beauty as personified by Helen of Troy, and agrees to escort Faust into Hades, the Greek underworld, so that he can restore Helen to life.
Manto Character Timeline in Faust
The timeline below shows where the character Manto 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
Part 2: Act 3: Before Menelaus’ Palace at Sparta