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Today sappho, for many, is a symbol of female homosexuality the common term lesbian is an allusion to sappho, originating from the name of the island of lesbos, where she was born. Sappho, a poet of ancient greece, is known through her work ten books of verse published by the third and second centuries b. Today what we know of the poetry of sappho is gleaned only through quotations in the writings of others. One poem from sappho survives in complete form, and the longest fragment of sappho poetry is a mere 16 lines long. Here are 10 of our favorite sapphic lines written by the one and only sappho. Sappho is usually counted as a lesbian -- the very word coming from the island where sappho lived, and sapphos poetry clearly shows that she loved some of the women of her community, whether or not the passion was expressed sexually. Sappho may have been married to a wealthy man named cercylas. Here is another lesbian love poem by sappho, one that references a she as the beloved. Please note that i am not a greek scholar and i cannot say for sure that the original love poem referenced a she, although it does seen logical in context. The word lesbian is derived from the name of the greek island of lesbos, home to the 6th-century bce poet sappho. From various ancient writings, historians gathered that a group of young women were left in sapphos charge for their instruction or cultural edification. Little of sapphos poetry survives, but her remaining poetry reflects the topics she wrote about womens daily lives, their. Sappho, also spelled (in the aeolic dialect spoken by the poet) psappho, (born c. 570 bce), greek lyric poet greatly admired in all ages for the beauty of her writing style. She ranks with archilochus and alcaeus, among greek poets, for her ability to impress readers with a lively sense of her personality. Bestel nu! Gratis en onbeperkt alle bezorgopties gebruiken? Kies voor de select voordeelbundel.