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9 edition of poems of Sappho found in the catalog.

poems of Sappho

an interpretative rendition into English

by John Myers O"Hara

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Published by [Smith & Sale] in Portland .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Myers O"Hara.
ContributionsSappho.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., 3-98, [2] p.
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13531540M
LC Control Number10015781
OCLC/WorldCa2697365

Phaon, having heard the poems of Sappho read in his father’s home, had great admiration for the poet before he journeyed to Olympia to compete in the games as a charioteer. There he and Sappho Sappho was a Grecian singer who performed more than 2, years ago. None of her music survives. Of the nine volumes of her poetry that once sat in the library of Alexandria, only two full poems, and a few hundred fragments, ://

  Before the appearance of Wharton’s book, Swinburne had put on record what he thought about Sappho. In “Notes on Poems and Reviews,” referring to his “Anactoria” he says, "the keynote which I have here touched was struck long since by Sappho,” and he expresses regret at his feeling of inability to render into English what he   Buy this Book at The Poems of Sappho, by John Myers O'Hara, [], at p. SUMMER. Slumber streams from quivering leaves that listless Bask in heat and stillness of Lesbian summer; Breathless swoons the air with the apple-blossoms’

  meaningful poetic translation (see The Text of Sappho’s Poems). Square brackets in the text indicate gaps in the text where the papyrus is torn or the citation breaks off. This page intentionally left blank. The Poetry of Sappho. This page intentionally left blank. A rtfully adorned Aphrodite, The poems of Sappho reveal a remarkable woman who lived on the Greek island of Lesbos during the vibrant age of the birth of western science, art, and philosophy. Sappho was the daughter of an aristocratic family, a wife, a devoted mother, a lover of women, and one of


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