An agitator, rabble rouser and leader of the common people.
An aristocrat looking to harness the power of the crowd.
A thinker who challenges the accepted wisdom.
Someone enthusiastically spreading the word of their god.
Cast out from their polis, an exile is a foreigner wherever they go and is denied the protection and rights granted to a citizen.
After what you've just done, leaving town is for the best.
Exiled for your religious beliefs.
After several attempts to gain power, your enemies sent you far away.
The Famous Athlete
The great panhellenic games combine politics and religion and only the very best are chosen to represent their polis.
You were victorious in your event and you've made sure everyone knows it.
A desire to win overcame good sense and you were caught cheating.
Your parent was a champion at the games and has mentored you to make sure that glory stays with the family name.
Some are born great, some have greatness thrust upon them, and some have to seize greatness however they can.
A life on a rural farm is all you knew before a god came calling.
Someone who has fled the destruction of their home and is now forced to seek a new life.
Stealing is the way you avoided starvation.
Even in this age of democracy and oligarchies there are still powerful and noble bloodlines.
Hard work is for the poor and fighting is for the bodyguards.
Politics and the arts of subterfuge are the best way to get what you want.
No future sovereign can be respected unless they've spilt blood.
War is a constant in Greece and there is always a need for competent warriors.
A veteran of many wars who always come back with their shield.
A peltast or an archer who keeps away from the enemy's spear tips.
An experienced soldier who now commands his fellows on the field.
True magical abilities are rare and inspire fear and suspicion in the common people.
A sorcerer adept at changing the fortune of others.
One who is capable of gathering their own ingredients for their powerful potions.
A seer of hidden and strange truths.
For some, the fates conspire to keep them constantly on the move.
A nomad from the wild forests of Arcadia.
Hauling goods overland is hard and dangerous work.
One who has traveled great distances and got involved in many wondrous stories.