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The Love Songs of Sappho
by Sappho




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Called the "Tenth Muse" by the ancients, Greece's greatest female lyric poet Sappho (ca. 610-580 B.C.E.) spent the majority of her life on the famed island of Lesbos. Passionate and breathtaking, her poems survive only in fragments, following religious conspiracies to silence her. This excellent translation includes Roche's brilliant essay, "Portrait of Sappho". Illustrations.

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Overview

Called the "Tenth Muse" by the ancients, Greece's greatest female lyric poet Sappho (ca. 610-580 B.C.E.) spent the majority of her life on the famed island of Lesbos. Passionate and breathtaking, her poems survive only in fragments, following religious conspiracies to silence her. This excellent translation includes Roche's brilliant essay, "Portrait of Sappho". Illustrations.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781573922517
  • ISBN-10: 157392251X
  • Publisher: Prometheus Books
  • Publish Date: January 1999
  • Page Count: 251
  • Dimensions: 8.44 x 5.56 x 0.72 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.72 pounds

Series: Literary Classics

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