volume contains the poetic fragments of the two illustrious singers
of early sixth-century Lesbos: Sappho, the most famous woman poet of
antiquity, whose main theme was love; and Alcaeus, poet of wine, war,
and politics, and composer of short hymns to the gods. Also included
are the principal testimonia, the ancients' reports on the lives and
work of the two poets.
Greek (some latin in Testimonia) on left page, English translation on the adjoining page.