Sappho   (c. 600 BCE, Greek)
The only contemporary source which refers to Sappho's life is her own body of poetry, and scholars are skeptical of biographical readings of it. Later ...
Ovid   (-43 BC - 17, Roman)
Publius Ovidius Naso, (March 20, 43 BC – AD 17) Roman poet known to the English-speaking world as Ovid, wrote on topics of love, abandoned ...
Aeschylus   (525 BC - 431 BC, Greek)
The "Father of Tragedy," Aeschylus was born in 525 B.C. in the city of Eleusis. Immersed early in the mystic rites of the city and ...
Chin-ok   (Unknown, Korean)
hin-ok was a kisaeng in Choson (Korea). That is all that is known about her. Korean kisaeng were courtesans who entertained court officials and others ...
 
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