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Sappho's lyre : archaic lyric and women poets of ancient Greece

Author: Diane J Rayor
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sappho sang her poetry to the accompaniment of the lyre on the Greek island of Lesbos over 2500 years ago. Throughout the Greek world, her contemporaries composed lyric poetry full of passion, and in the centuries that followed the golden age of archaic lyric, new forms of poetry emerged. In this unique anthology, today's reader can enjoy the works of seventeen poets, including a selection of archaic lyric and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Traductions anglaises
Anthologies Traductions anglaises
Named Person: Sappho; Sappho; Sappho.; Sappho
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane J Rayor
ISBN: 0520073355 9780520073357 0520073363 9780520073364
OCLC Number: 22451194
Description: xxi, 207 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Archilochos --
Alkman --
Stesichoros --
Sappho --
Alkaios --
Ibykos --
Anakreon --
Simonides --
Korinna --
Telesilla --
Praxilla --
Erinna --
Anyte --
Nossis --
Moiro --
Hedyla --
Melinno.
Responsibility: translations, with introduction and notes, by Diane J. Rayor ; foreword by W.R. Johnson.
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Presents the works of seventeen poets, including a selection of archaic lyric and the complete surviving works of the ancient Greek women poets.  Read more...

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