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Greek Lyric, Volume I: Sappho and Alcaeus - Sappho, and Alcaeus, and Campbell, David A. (Edited and translated by)
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This volume contains the poetic fragments of the two illustrious singers of early sixth-century Lesbos: Sappho, the most famous woman poet of antiquity, whose main theme was love; and Alcaeus, poet of wine, war, and politics, and composer of short hymns to the gods. Also included are the principal testimonia, the ancients' reports on the lives and work of the two poets. The five volumes in the Loeb Classical Library edition of Greek Lyric contain the surviving fragments of solo and choral song. This poetry was not preserved ...

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Greek Lyric, Volume I: Sappho and Alcaeus 1982, LOEB, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674991576

Hardcover