How to use Sappho in a sentence
One of the poems is remarkably well preserved and adds greatly to what is known about Sappho and her poetic technique.Scholars Discover New Poems from Ancient Greek Poetess Sappho | James Romm | January 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The new Sappho papyrus probably came from Egypt and perhaps from Oxyrynchus, but its provenance may never be known.Scholars Discover New Poems from Ancient Greek Poetess Sappho | James Romm | January 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And Aristoxenus says that Sappho was the inventor of the Mixo-lydian, and that from her the tragic poets learned it.The Modes of Ancient Greek Music | David Binning Monro
I do not for a moment desire to claim the benefit of this excuse for my "Sappho."
Though not exactly a success, "Sappho" brought me some solid advantage, both present and future.
No publisher had offered to publish the score of "Sappho," but that of "Ulysse" was more favoured.
"Sappho" was performed for the first time on April 16, 1851, just before my thirty-second birthday.
British Dictionary definitions for Sappho
6th century bc, Greek lyric poetess of Lesbos
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Cultural definitions for Sappho
An ancient Greek poet known for her love lyrics.
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