Do the fragments lie too? Heteric Sappho or Sappho Schoolmistress

The aim of this post is to be a little provocative, with regard to interpretations of Sappho’s poetry, including my…

Who will win the race between the chorus and the Pleiades?

The race of the Pleiades in Alcm. PMGF 1   In my previous post (The Rise of the…

Abstract: Lesbos Between Athens and Sparta

Archaic Greek poems referred to a specific historical context and to a specific audience. To understand the meaning of these…

Lesbos Between Athens and Sparta

Archaic Greek poems referred to a specific historical context and to a specific audience. To understand the meaning of these…

The Rise of the Pleiades in Alcm. PMGF 1

The so-called First Parthenion of Alcman (PMGF 1) is one of the most important findings in the…