Talk:Phaedra (mythology)

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Also for the music part, please add:

"Phaedra"-Love Songs, Mikis Theodorakis (composer) Lyrics-Poems: Aggeliki Eleutheriou Vocals: Aliki Kayaloghlou- Petros Pandes Seirios-1985 --Vassilios Ikonomidis 05:31, 9 April 2006 (UTC) !

Would benefit from seperating the different versions of the myth.[edit]

The article merges all the myths together. It should separate them, for example detailing which version comes form the play Hippolytus (which is inspired by the myth) and which form the myths themselves. (talk) 01:08, 18 July 2009 (UTC)


Phaedra (in Latin) = Phaidra (in Greek) Böri (talk) 11:27, 21 March 2010 (UTC)

…or in Ancient Greek: Φαίδρα. -- Michael Bednarek (talk) 13:53, 21 March 2010 (UTC)

Recent "Phaedra in performance"[edit]

Editors Italyface and Lily turmoil have recently added seven sections (in an article which had previously three +Notes & References) about a contemporary production relating to Phaedra. I removed all those sections because I could find no supporting evidence; my edit also corrected a few other problems in the article. Lily turmoil then reverted my edit. In subsequent edits, two sources were offered to prove that the event took place. One of the sources – a blog – fails to mention the event, and the other mentions it in one sentence; no sources are provided for any details from those seven sections. A third reference which was part of the original edits refers to a Wikipedia site – which disqualifies it as such.

In my opinion, the representation of this is event takes up an inordinate and inappropriate amount of space in this article. If the event satisfies the Wikipedia guideline on notability and the policy of verifiability, then it should be covered in its own article. Its current form in this article is a distraction to the reader and an inappropriate hijack of article space, possibly coatracking.

As I can't find any third-party sources for this event and none of the people involved are notable, I'm afraid it doesn't even qualify for a one-line entry in the section "Phaedra in literature". -- Michael Bednarek (talk) 12:58, 16 January 2011 (UTC)