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Sap·pho(săf′ō) fl. c. 600 bc.
Greek lyric poet whose work, noted for its passionate and erotic celebration of the beauty of young women and men, survives only in fragments.
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(Biography) 6th century bc, Greek lyric poetess of Lesbos
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c620–c565 B.C., Greek poet of Lesbos.
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|Noun||1.||Sappho - the Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; much admired although only fragments of her poetry have been preserved (6th century BC)|
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