Some male classicists do this thing where they try to be edgy by explaining that Sappho might not have actually liked women. I view this as a.
Sappho was an Archaic Greek poet from the island of Lesbos. Sappho is known for her lyric .. Sappho clearly worked within a well-developed tradition of Lesbian poetry, which had evolved its own poetic diction, meters, and conventions.
Romans did not regard Sappho as a “lesbian” in the modern sense and the According to Greek writers, the poet Sappho (Ψάπφω) who was of noble birth ran.
New papyrus finds are refining our idea of Sappho. us the adjectives “sapphic” and “lesbian” (from the island of Lesbos, where she lived).
A look at one of the first documented lesbians. When talking about historical figures, one does not talk about the Sappho. She is known to be.