A place to study Sappho and the implications of her poetry for understanding the past, present and future.
Friday, December 20, 2013
Update for Christmas
"myrrh and cassia and frankincense were mixed": a line from a poem by Sappho describing a wedding. Given the season I decided to add a short commentary on it to explain why it is not crazy to contemplate how it resonates with Matthew 2:11.