Echoes of Sappho in two epigrams of Posidippus
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CitationNagy, Gregory. 2015.11.19. "Echoes of Sappho in two epigrams of Posidippus." Classical Inquiries. http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:hul.eresource:Classical_Inquiries.
AbstractEpigrams 52 and 55 of Posidippus, a poet who flourished in the third century BCE, contain references to the songs of Sappho. That is what I argue here. Further, I argue that these references seem to be evoking the main themes that we see Sappho’s Tithonos Song, which is quoted and analyzed in my posting for2015.11.12
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