Sappho of Lesbos, Smyrna

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Carole Raddato
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published on 05 March 2014
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Sappho of Lesbos, Smyrna

Marble head of the poetess Sappho, from Smyrna (Izmir, Turkey). Roman copy of a portrait type belonging to the Hellenistic period. (Istanbul Archaeology Museum)

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2014, March 05). Sappho of Lesbos, Smyrna. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2345/

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Raddato, Carole. "Sappho of Lesbos, Smyrna." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 05, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/2345/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Sappho of Lesbos, Smyrna." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 05 Mar 2014. Web. 27 May 2020.

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