Anactoria (or Anaktoria) is the name of a woman mentioned by poet Sappho as a
lover of hers in Sappho's Fragment 16 (Lobel-Page edition) , often referred to
by the title "To an Army Wife...
To an army wife, in Sardis: Some say a cavalry corps,. some infantry, some, again
,. will maintain that the swift oars. of our fleet are the finest. sight on dark earth; ...
Translator Mary Barnard has titled this twenty-line fragment “To an Army Wife, in
Sardis.” Despite missing text, the sense of the Greek is clear; interconnected ...
Nov 12, 2012 ... If the identification of Anactoria as an army wife in Sardis is correct, Sappho might
be trying to convince an army wife to leave her husband.
Darryl Williams Dr. Kathi Griffin ENG 205-09 30 August 2010 Critical Analysis of “
To an Army Wife, in Sardis” Sappho's poem, “To an Army Wife, in Sardis,” ...
There is no wife, no army wife, no Sardis, in the poem itself. “We have chosen to
translate those poems most nearly whole, as well as many of the fragments that ...
After the fall of Sardis, Croesus' wife committed suicide and Croesus was
dragged ... For daring to raise an army against the Persian Empire, Cyrus
Jul 2, 2013 ... I like to think that I can spot a new Army wife from a mile away. They are usually
young. They are full of innocent optimism, patriotism and ...
... MonthPoetry ClassTeaching Poetry. To an army wife, in Sardis by Sappho,
translated by Mary Barnard, read by Christina Lux by ChristinaLux on
A second lineage of war poetry begins with Sappho's "To an army wife, in Sardis"
in which she claims perhaps for the first time in the Western tradition that the ...