Sappho

Illustration

Jan van der Crabben
by John William Godward
published on 30 July 2014
Sappho

Sappho of Lesbos (c. 630-570 BCE). Painting by John William Godward (1904). Through her poetry which included love between women, she gave the term "lesbian" its modern meaning.

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Godward, J. W. (2014, July 30). Sappho. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2882/

Chicago Style

Godward, John W. "Sappho." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 30, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/2882/.

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Godward, John W. "Sappho." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 30 Jul 2014. Web. 16 Oct 2019.

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