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Sappho of Lesbos

Image of Sappho, poet of ancient Greece


Sappho of Lesbos was the best-known woman writer of the ancient world, though we know her work only in quotations. More images of Sappho: Sappho Image Gallery
Sappho of Lesbos, as conceived in the 19th century

Image of Sappho of Lesbos, an artist's conception published in World Noted Women, 1883. Sappho lived and wrote poetry in about 600 BCE.

From a public domain image. Modifications © Jone Johnson Lewis, 2006.
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