Sappho

Greek lyric poet and one of the few known female poets of the ancient world; born ca. 630 BCE to Skamandronymos (father) and Kleis (mother); she was of aristocrat birth and married a prosperous merchant, Kerhylas of Andros; she had a daughter named Kleis; Sappho lived in the city of Mytilene on the island of Lesbos; Sappho's poetry is concerned wit...
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Sappho

[n] - the Greek lyric poet of Lesbos
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Sappho

(c. 610-c. 580 BC) Greek lyric poet. A native of Lesbos and contemporary of the poet Alcaeus, she was famed for her female eroticism (hence lesbianism). The surviving fragments of her poems express a keen sense of...
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Sappho

Sap'pho noun [ See Sapphic .] (Zoology) Any one of several species of brilliant South American humming birds of the genus Sappho , having very bright- colored and deeply forked tails; -- called also firetail .
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Sappho

noun the Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; much admired although only fragments of her poetry have been preserved (6th century BC)
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Sappho

• (n.) Any one of several species of brilliant South American humming birds of the genus Sappho, having very bright-colored and deeply forked tails; -- called also firetail.
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Sappho

(from the article `Carman, Bliss`) ...Low Tide on Grand Pré (1893); three series of Songs from Vagabondia (1894, 1896, 1901), written in collaboration with Richard Hovey, a poet whom ...
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Sappho

(from the article `Grillparzer, Franz`) ...`fate tragedy` (Schicksalsdrama), but the characters are themselves ultimately responsible for their own destruction. A striking advance was the ...
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Sappho

Greek lyric poet greatly admired in all ages for the beauty of her writing style. She ranks with Archilochus and Alcaeus, among Greek poets, for her ... [5 related articles]
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Sappho

[organisation] The club, whose namesake was the poet Sappho of Lesbos, met every Tuesday at The Chepstow, a public house in the Notting Hill district of London. The group advertised their meetings in the magazines Time Out London and City Limits. Until 1981, the club published an eponymous monthly magazine with a peak circulation of about 1...
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Sappho

Sappho (săf'ō) , fl. early 6th cent. B.C., greatest of the early Greek lyric poets (Plato calls her “the tenth Muse”), b. Mytilene on Lesbos. Facts about her life are scant. She was an aristocrat, who wrote poetry for her circle of friends, mostly but not exclusively wome...
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Sappho

Sappho is an asteroid discovered on May the 2nd 1864 by Pogson. Combined observations of its opposition in 1899 yielded an approximately exact value for the sun's parallax.
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Sappho

Greek lyric poet. A native of Lesbos and contemporary of the poet Alcaeus, she was famed for her female eroticism (hence lesbianism). The surviving fragments of her poems express a keen sense of loss, and delight in the worship of the goddess Aphrodite
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Sappho

[asteroid] ==Summary== Beautiful revolving sphincter, oops brown painting by Damien Hirst (2003). Household gloss paint on canvas, 72` diameter. Shown in Hirst`s first museum survey, The Agony and the Ecstasy,at the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli in 2005.``The Guardian, January 11, 2005 400 x 372 pixels, 19.3KB. Low resolution, Fair...
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