Sappho's Lyre: Archaic Lyric and Women Poets of Ancient Greece by W.R. Johnson, Diane J. Rayor

Sappho's Lyre: Archaic Lyric and Women Poets of Ancient Greece

W.R. Johnson, Diane J. Rayor

nonfiction classics history poetry challenging informative slow-paced

234 pages | first published 1991

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Sappho sang her poetry to the accompaniment of the lyre on the Greek island of Lesbos over 2500 years ago. Throughout the Greek world, her contemporaries composed lyric poetry full of passion, and in the centuries that followed the golden age of a...
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