Author: Willis Barnstone  | Date: 600 B.C.


Here is the dust of Timas who unmarried

was led into Peresphone’s dark bedroom,

and when she died her girlfriends took sharp

iron knives and cut off their soft hair.


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Chicago: Willis Barnstone, "On Timas *007," Sappho Original Sources, accessed August 8, 2022,

MLA: Barnstone, Willis. "On Timas *007." Sappho, Original Sources. 8 Aug. 2022.

Harvard: Barnstone, W, 'On Timas *007' in Sappho. Original Sources, retrieved 8 August 2022, from