The Poems of Sappho by Sappho

This book is a collection of lyric poetry by an ancient Greek female poet, known for her passionate verses on love and relationships. The poems, often composed in the first person, offer a unique insight into the life and emotions of women in antiquity, touching on themes such as desire, jealousy, and personal introspection. Despite many of her works being lost over time, the surviving fragments continue to be celebrated for their vivid imagery and emotional depth.

The 1288th greatest book of all time

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Total Points: 285

Since this book was first published in -569, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 285.0.

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