Sappho: The Lost Poetess
Sappho, the great ancient Greek Poetess, was considered equal to Homer. Living in the 7th BCE, her work was renowned and beloved... but over time her poetry has been lost. Today almost none of it has survived... that is, until a new discovery was found!
Learn the true story of Sappho's life, loss and the remarkable rediscovery of her poetry in Sappho: the Lost Poetess.
It tells the remarkable story of Sappho and the poem about her brothers when they went off to war. Those of you who know of the Poetess, who was once considered equal to Homer, know that sadly most of her poems have been lost. Fortunately an incredible discovery was found… not that long ago!
Filled with Poetry, War, Ancient History and Archeology, it’s enjoyed by boys and girls and parents alike. It has real historical information as well as some of Sappho’s original extant lyrics!
Children and adults alike will love this beautifully illustrated story of the great poetess. Including actual lines of her remaining poetry, readers will enjoy learning about this ancient time period, the talented poetess as well as her unique poetic style.
Sappho: the Lost Poetess includes a historical appendix allowing teachers, parents, and interested students to learn even more about Sappho, her poetry, and the ancient world.