The Laughter of Aphrodite: A Novel about Sappho of Lesbos

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Scholar, historian, novelist, and professor of classics at the University of Texas (Austin), Peter Green recreates the life and times of the Greek lyric poet Sappho. The surviving fragments of Sappho's poetry reveal a mature woman of unflinching honesty. Sappho and her daily life on the island of ancient Lesbos are brought vividly to life via Green's extraordinary talent. This work was first published in 1965.

The Laughter of Aphrodite: A Novel about Sappho of Lesbos 1995, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520203402

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