When you start looking for information about Sappho it is easy to become very confused. Every writer has a different opinion about her. There are a few things that remain undisputed.
- She was born in Eressos
- She was born about 620 BCE
- She wrote poetry
We hope to bring you a more up to date page soon.
In the meantime you can read one view of Sappho Wikipedia.
There is also a new book:
A New Translation of the Complete Works
Edited and translated by:
Cambridge University Press