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Sappho

Illustration

Jan van der Crabben
by John William Godward
published on 30 July 2014
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Sappho of Lesbos (c. 630-570 BCE). Painting by John William Godward (1904). Through her poetry which included love between women, she gave the term "lesbian" its modern meaning.

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Godward, J. W. (2014, July 30). Sappho. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2882/sappho/

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Godward, John William. "Sappho." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 30, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2882/sappho/.

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Godward, John William. "Sappho." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Jul 2014. Web. 20 Apr 2021.

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