Tag: 7th Century BC

Sappho: Quotations

Sappho (7th-6th century BC) “Like the sweet apple which reddens upon the topmost bough, Atop on the topmost twig, which the pluckers forgot, somehow, Forget it not, nay; but got it not, for none could get it till now.” (Translated by…


(7th–6th century BC) Σαπφώ Works: ◊ Poems (English) ◊ Poésies (French) ◊ Sappho: A New Rendering (English) Quotes: • Sappho: Quotations Sappho in Art: Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) Sappho and Alcaeus 1881 Walters Art Museum, Baltimore     See also: • Poets | Writers