LP – Poetarum Lesbiorum Fragmenta, ed. E. Lobel and D.L. Page. Oxford 1955.
Sappho 198 – p. 105
Sappho traces Eros back to Gaia and Ouranos.
Alkaios said that Eros was the son of Iris and Zephyros, Sappho the son of Aphrodite and Ouranos.
Sappho 200 – p. 105
Sappho says that Peitho is Aphrodite’s daughter. (Transl. E. Bianchelli) EGM p. 104
Sappho 206 – p. 107
Some say that seven boys and seven girls were taken, whom Theseus freed together with himself…, as Plato relates in the Phaedo (58a) and Sappho in her lyrics… (Transl. E. Bianchelli) EGM pp. 260, 262 lower
Sappho 207 – p. 108 = Servius, Scholia to Vergil, Eclogues 6.42 – Servii Grammatici qui feruntur in Vergilii Bucolica et Georgica Commentarii, p. 72, ed. G. Thilo. Leipzig 1881.
It is said that Prometheus, son of Iapetus and Clymene, after creating men, ascended to heaven with the help of Minerva and after bringing a torch up to the circle of the Sun he stole the fire, which he made known to men. For this reason the enraged gods sent two evils to earth, women and diseases, as both Sappho and Hesiod say. (Transl. E. Bianchelli) Latin Text EGM p. 157
Alkaios 349 LP – p. 271
Alkaios sang the birth of Hephaistos. (Transl. E. Bianchelli) EGM p. 75
Alkaios 441 LP – p. 290
and Alkaios says that the Phaiacians derive their origin from the blood of Ouranos. (Transl. E. Bianchelli) EGM p. 16 upper
Alkaios 443 LP – p. 291
Alkaios 447 LP – p. 291
Alkaios introduces Hermes as the cup-bearer of the gods, and so does Sappho… (Transl. E. Bianchelli) EGM p. 111
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