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Sappho and Alcaeus

Denys Lionel Page

Sappho and Alcaeus

an introduction to the study of ancient Lesbian poetry.

by Denys Lionel Page

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alcaeus,
  • Sappho

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4409 P25 1965
    The Physical Object
    Pagination340p.
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16866866M

    Sappho's contemporary and countryman, Alcaeus of Mytilene, also used the Sapphic stanza. A few centuries later, the Roman poet Catullus admired Sappho's work and used the Sapphic meter in two poems, Catullus 11 and Catullus The latter is a rough translation of Sappho Sapphics were also used by Horace in several of his Odes, including.   viii, p. 23 cm. Sappho and Alcaeus; an introduction to the study of ancient Lesbian poetryPages:

    Hermesianax in a Catalogue of Things Relating to Love, quoted by Athenaeus, 19 THE SONGS OF ALCAEUS xv, B, says that Alcaeus often sang of his love for Sappho: And well tbou knowest how famed Alcaeus smote Of bis high harp the love-enlivened strings, And raised to Sappho's praise the enamoured note y 'Midst noise of mirth and jocund. Summary: The poetry of the archaic poets of Lesbos, Sappho and Alcaeus, has been imperfectly and poorly transmitted either in book fragments or in later ragged papyri, so that new attempts of interpretation will always be required, especially when new research tools and methods have appeared in classical scholarship.

    •Greek Lyric: Sappho Alcaeus, tr. David A Campbell, Loeb •If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho, tr. Anne Carson, Virago •Stung With Love: Poems and Fragments, tr. Aaron Poochigian, Penguin SAPPHICS FOR SAPPHO Each ellipsis teases, inviting dreams – dreams Formed from torn papyruses' single words/5(3). The poetry of the archaic poets of Lesbos, Sappho and Alcaeus, has been imperfectly and poorly transmitted either in book fragments or in later ragged papyri, so that new attempts of interpretation will always be required, especially when new research tools and methods have appeared in classical book consists of 14 articles by the author, which .


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Since the hardbound edition of Sappho and Alcaeus was first published in other fragments of the two poets have come to light (many of which have been printed in Sir Denys Page's Supplementum Lyricis Graecis). But the book is still of great value for the study /5. Sappho And Alcaeus: An Introduction to the Study of Ancient Lesbian Poetry by Sir Denys Page (Author)Cited by: This volume contains the poetic fragments of the two illustrious singers of early sixth-century Lesbos: Sappho, the most famous woman poet of antiquity, whose main theme was love; and Alcaeus, poet of wine, war, and politics, and composer of short hymns to the gods/5.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Greek Lyric: Sappho and Alcaeus (Loeb Classical Library No. ) (Volume I). The poetry of the archaic poets of Lesbos, Sappho and Alcaeus, has been imperfectly and poorly transmitted either in book fragments or in later ragged papyri, so that new attempts of interpretation will always be required, especially when new research tools and methods have appeared in classical book consists of 14 articles by the author, which present.

Sappho and Alcaeus Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit Description Inthe Dutch-born, Belgian-trained artist Alma-Tadema moved to London, where he found a ready market among the wealthy middle classes for paintings re-creating scenes of domestic life in imperial Roman times.

Sappho and Alcaeus. Sappho and Alcaeus is an oil painting by Lawrence Alma-Tadema. It is held by the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. The painting measures 66 by centimetres (26 in × 48 in). It depicts a concert in the late 7th century BC, with the poet Alcaeus of Mytilene playing the ngs: Sappho and Alcaeus (), The Roses.

The subjects of Sappho's poetry were herself, her friends and family, and their feelings for each other.

She wrote about her brother (who seems to have led a dissolute life), possibly her husband*, and Alcaeus, but most of her poetry concerns the women in her life (possibly including her daughter), some of whom she loves passionately.

He lived at the same time and in the same city as the poet Sappho. A collection of Alcaeus’s surviving poems in 10 books (now lost) was made by scholars in Alexandria, Egypt, in the 2nd century bce, and he was a favourite model of the Roman lyric poet Horace (1st century bce), who borrowed the alcaic stanza.

The main interest in Loeb Classical Library's Greek Lyric I is Sappho. Identified with the city of Mytilene, on the isle of Lesbos, ca.

7th - 6th centuries B.C., Sappho exemplified, for the ancient Greek and Roman critics (e.g., Ovid, Catullus, Longinus, Plutarch), consummate skill in the craft of poetry--especially with her ability to deploy the Greek language (within the ancient Aeolic.

Overview This volume contains the poetic fragments of the two illustrious singers of early sixth-century Lesbos: Sappho, the most famous woman poet of antiquity, whose main theme was love; and Alcaeus, poet of wine, war, and Brand: Harvard.

Sappho and Alcaeus: An Introduction to the Study of Ancient Lesbian Poetry Denys Lionel Page, Sappho Snippet view - Sappho and Alcaeus: an introduction to 5/5(1). Sappho, also spelled (in the Aeolic dialect spoken by the poet) Psappho, (born c.Lesbos [Greece]—died c.

bce), Greek lyric poet greatly admired in all ages for the beauty of her writing style. She ranks with Archilochus and Alcaeus, among Greek poets, for her ability to impress readers with a lively sense of her language contains elements from.

This volume contains the poetic fragments of the two illustrious singers of early sixth-century Lesbos: Sappho, the most famous woman poet of antiquity, whose main theme was love; and Alcaeus, poet of wine, war, and politics, and composer of short hymns to the gods.

The poetry of the archaic poets of Lesbos, Sappho and Alcaeus, has been imperfectly and poorly transmitted either in book fragments or in later ragged papyri, so that new attempts of interpretation will always be required, especially when new research tools and methods have appeared in classical book consists of 14 articles by the author, which present Author: Kyriakos Tsantsanoglou.

Sappho and Alcaeus An Introduction to the Study of Ancient Lesbian Poetry Sir Denys Page. Share: Also of Interest.

Louis MacNeice: The Classical Radio Plays. Amanda Wrigley and S. Harrison. The War with God. Pramit Chaudhuri. Apuleius' Metamorphoses. Stefan Tilg. Disclosure and Discretion in Roman Astrology. Sappho, a poet of ancient Greece, is known through her work: ten books of verse published by the third and second centuries B.C.E.

By the Middle Ages, all copies were lost. Today what we know of the poetry of Sappho is gleaned only through quotations in the writings of others.

Buy Sappho And Alcaeus: An Introduction to the Study of Ancient Lesbian Poetry New Ed by Page, Sir Denys (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3). Rilke writes: ‘Alcaeus was a poet, who on an antique vase stands before Sappho with head lowered and lyre in hand, and one knows that he has said to her: “Weaver of darkness, Sappho, you pure one with the honey-sweet smile, words throng to my lips, but shame holds me back”’.Cited by: 8.

The poetry of the archaic poets of Lesbos, Sappho and Alcaeus, has been imperfectly and poorly transmitted either in book fragments or in later ragged papyri, so that new attempts of interpretation will always be required, especially when new research tools and methods have appeared in classical scholarship.

The book consists of 14 articles by the author, which. Alcaeus must have belonged to one of the noble houses which competed for political power in Mytilene. He talks of inherited wealth, ‘in possession of which my father and my father’s father have grown old’ (fr.

B. 5–6), and his values are those of the aristocrat, descended ‘from noble parents’ (fr. cf. 6. 13–14, test. 25). Sappho and Alcaeus by D.

L. Page,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(11).Sappho And Alcaeus: An Introduction to the Study of Ancient Lesbian Poetry by Page, Sir Denys and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at