Fragment 16 is a poetic remnant by Sappho, a female poet who lived in Lesbos during the 7th century B.C. It is often referred to by the English title given it by one of Sappho's most famous tran...
Nov 12, 2012
There is no
Sep 20, 2013
A second lineage of war poetry begins with Sappho's "
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Dec 31, 2014
... that the swift oars of our fleet are the finest sight on the black earth; but I say
that what one loves is the loveliest. Sappho (from “
Translator Mary Barnard has titled this twenty-line fragment “