The directory «Plots»
(~ 630—570 BC)
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 women. She may have had a daughter. The term lesbian (see homosexuality), her presumed sexual orientation, is derived from... More...
Ajman, 1972, The Parnassus
Bulgaria, 1947, Slatina Nedeva as Sapfo (F. Grillpaser)
Cambodge, 1983, Poets
German Federal Republic, 1976, Sophie Schröder as Sappho
Greece, 1996, Sappho