Sappho Biography and Poems
Sappho Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Sappho, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Sappho, as well as, a video biography...if available.
An Ancient Greek lyric poetess, born in Eresos on the island of Lesbos. Sappho ( /'sæfo/; Attic Greek Sapf, Aeolic Greek pf ) was an Ancient Greek poet, born on the island of Lesbos. Later Greeks included her in the list of nine lyric poets. Her birth was sometime between 630 and 612 BC, and it is said that she died around 570 BC, but little is known for certain about her life. The bulk of her poetry, which was well-known and greatly admired throughout antiquity, has been lost, but her immense reputation has endured through surviving fragments.. ancient Greek lyric poet from island of Lesbos
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