Sappho

Sappho was born into an aristocratic family on the island of Lesbos, Greece sometime around 615 B.C. Read more of Sappho’s Biography.

One Girl

‘One Girl’ by Sappho is a beautiful and moving poem. In the two short stanzas, readers can explore imagery Sappho relates to marriage and the loss of freedom for a young woman. 

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The Anactoria Poem

‘The Anactoria Poem’ is a widely read love poem in which Sappho uses the story of Helen of Troy to speak on the nature of beauty. 

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