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Sappho of Lesbos : her life and times

Author: Arthur E P Brome Weigall
Publisher: New York : Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1932.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weigall, Arthur Edward Pearse Brome, 1880-1934.
Sappho of Lesbos.
New York, Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1932
(OCoLC)580939209
Named Person: Sappho.; Sappho.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur E P Brome Weigall
OCLC Number: 1068979
Description: ix, 328 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The birth and childhood of Sappho at Eresos --
Sappho’s girlhood at Mitylene --
The beginning of Sappho’s career as a poetess --
Periander of Corinth, arbiter between Athens and Lesbos --
Athens and the rise of Solon --
Sappho and the tyrants of Lesbos --
Sappho's exile in Sicily --
Sparta, and the Dorian and Æolian treatment of women --
Sappho and her hetæræ --
The kingdom of Lydia, and its relations with Lesbos --
A supposed visit of Sappho to the island of Samos --
The Ionian Confederacy --
Sappho’s reputation and standing in Lesbos --
Sappho at home --
Daily life in Mitylene --
Sappho's Invocation to Aphrodite --
The Greeks in Egypt --
Sappho and Rhodopis the courtesan --
The death of Pittakos of Lesbos, and the travels of Solon of Athens --
Sappho and the seven wise men --
Further fragments of Sappho's poetry --
Sappho's last years in Lesbos --
Sappho and Phaon --
Sappho's reputation in later times.
Responsibility: by Arthur Weigall, with thirteen reproductions from sketches and photographs.

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