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11

Jul

2014

Unearthing Sappho

 

Sneak a peek at our latest book trailer for Sappho: A New Translation of the Complete Works. Once preserved on nine ancient papyrus scrolls, many of Sappho’s poems have been lost in the 2600 years since they were composed on the Greek isle of Lesbos. Now, celebrated classicist Diane Rayor evaluates what survives of Sappho’s poems—including two new fragments, recently discovered in the wrappings of an ancient mummy.

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