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    • Sappho

    • A New Rendering
    • By: Sappho, Henry de Vere Stacpoole - translator
    • Narrated by: Leanne Yau
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 10
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    Sappho was a female poet who was well known in ancient Greece and Rome for her lyrical poetry. She was most famous for her poems involving women who loved women, and it is from her name that sapphic, a term referring to sexual relations between women, originated. This is a compendium of her surviving work, a collection of 54 fragments translated by Henry de Vere Stacpoole.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • This book is essentially all poetry.

    • By ABR-Penelope on 08-09-17

    Regular price: $7.13

    • Classical Love Poetry

    • By: Homer, Sappho, Anacreon
    • Narrated by: Edward de Souza, Paul Jesson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Many of us are familiar with the epic stories and legends of the classical world. This anthology, the only one of its kind on audiobook, gives an insight into a more lyrical and tender aspect of Greek and Roman literature. From Homer's lofty lines on the loves of the gods to the earthier verse of Catullus to his mistress Lesbia, this recording encompasses the major love poetry written between the 8th century B.C. and the 2nd century A.D.

    Regular price: $11.19