Sappho, Poems and Fragments

@article{FuquaSapphoPA,
  title={Sappho, Poems and Fragments},
  author={Charles L. Fuqua and Sappho and G. Gregory Davenport},
  journal={Classical World},
  volume={59},
  pages={219}
}
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