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11 07, 2017

Who was Sappho? Poems from ancient Greece

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Sappho, from a red-figure vase Sappho is the only woman from archaic or classical Greece whose writing has survived. (She is not the earliest woman writer. That honor goes to Enheduanna, the daughter of Sargon, in Iraq two thousand years earlier.) Sappho lived on the island of Lesbos in the 600s BC. [...]