Phaedras Disease

Luciano Bonuzzi


The author hints at Phaedras passion, described by Euripides, highlighting in particular the incest taboo. As well known, Phaedra in fact is love-sick for her own step-son Hippolytus, a human figure with a not well defined sexual identity. 

Key words: Phaedra - Love-sickness - Incest - Euripides 

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