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LITERATURE
Ancient
OvidHeroides and Double Heroides CyclesOxford, Balliol College, MS 383
OvidHeroides and Double Heroides XV. Sappho to Phaon
PORTRAITS
Professions and trades
Authors and philosophers ClassicalSappho
SOCIAL LIFE
Music
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedLute
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedLyre
Further details
The letter from Sappho to Phaon in this manuscript is the last letter of the collection, and not the fifteenth, hence the numbering of the following letters, and indeed of this one, is incorrect.
ARTIST/CREATOR
French
DATE
early 16th century
LOCATION
Oxford, Balliol College → 383, fol. 167v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)Heroides (Octavien de Saint-Gelais translation)
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RELATIONS
Balliol College
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation.
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