In order to create a coherent comparison between Sappho’s Fragment 7 and Gaius Valerius Catullus’ Poem 51, we must first take a closer look to the relationship between the poets themselves. Sappho, renowned mostly by the way she positions female experiences as the core theme of her invigorating poetry, is considered to be one of […]

Death is before me today, like health to the sick like leaving the bedroom after sickness. Death is before me today like the odor of myrrh like sitting under a cloth on a day of wind. Death is before me today like the odor of lotus like sitting down on the shore of drunkenness. Death […]