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Jean Racine (1639–1699). Phædra.
The Harvard Classics. 1909–14.


THESEUS, son of Ægeus and King of Athens.
PHÆDRA, wife of Theseus and Daughter of Minos and Pasiphaë.
HIPPOLYTUS, son of Theseus and Antiope, Queen of the Amazons.
ARICIA, Princess of the Blood Royal of Athens.
ŒNONE, nurse of Phædra.
THERAMENES, tutor of Hippolytus.
ISMENE, bosom friend of Aricia.
PANOPE, waiting-woman of Phædra.
The scene is laid at Trœzen, a town of the Peloponnesus.