Sappho of Lesbos, Palazzo Massimo

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 22 October 2013
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A black basalt representation of the Greek poetess Sappho of Lesbos. The work is a 16-18th century CE replica or even a re-working of an ancient original. (Palazzo Massimo, Rome)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2013, October 22). Sappho of Lesbos, Palazzo Massimo. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2123/sappho-of-lesbos-palazzo-massimo/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Sappho of Lesbos, Palazzo Massimo." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 22, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2123/sappho-of-lesbos-palazzo-massimo/.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Sappho of Lesbos, Palazzo Massimo." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Oct 2013. Web. 26 Jul 2021.