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Sappho was a poet in ancient Greece, whose writings were ordered burned in 350 AD by the Patriarch of Constantinople. Kidd researches what little history retains about Sappho and discovers that she is extravagantly lyrical and powerful, joyful, and sublime, but that she is also capable of insult and irony. Only 700 lines and fragments remain out of the 500 poems that Sappho composed.


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