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Sappho | Ancient Greek Poet

Sappho [630 – 570 BC] is a famous archaic Greek poet from Lesbos. Sappho's poetry was lyric, and she is known for her love poems.

Photo Title: Bust of Sappho, inscribed Sappho Eresia, "Sappho of Eressos". Roman copy of a Greek original of the 5th century BC | Photo by: in the public domain (according to Wikimedia Commons)


Most of her poetry is lost. Outside of academic circles, she is best known as a symbol of same-sex desire, particularly between women.


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