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Original scientific paper

Memory of a gospel dream in the Passion of our lord Jesus Christ by Petar Kanavelić

Milovan Tatarin orcid id ; Faculty of philosophy in Osijek

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Although Pilate’s wife is mentioned only in the Gospel of Matthew, Kanavelić gave her a rather important role in his play by especially elaborating her dream. She sees a creature from hell called Nenavidos who tries to change the destiny of Jesus through Pilate’s wife. The paper deconstructs the dream in order to show that Kanavelić wrote his play relying on epic conventions from which he appropriated the motif of hell, Pluto’s anger and the interference of infernal beasts in the life on earth.


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