Searching for Sappho: The Lost Songs and World of the First Woman Poet

Searching for Sappho: The Lost Songs and World of the First Woman Poet

by Philip Freeman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393242232
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 02/15/2016
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 5.90(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

The author of more than a dozen books on the ancient world, Philip Freeman is a professor and chair of the classics department at Luther College. He earned his PhD from Harvard University. He lives in Decorah, Iowa.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

Map xxv

Timeline xxvii

1 Childhood 1

2 Wedding Songs 23

3 A Mother's Love 57

4 Family Matters 85

5 Loving Women 109

6 The Goddess 133

7 Unyielding Time 149

Epilogue 161

The Poems of Sappho 173

Acknowledgments 239

Notes 241

Further Reading 277

Index 285

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