"He is a god in my eyes- the man who is allowed to sit beside you"
"If I met you suddenly, I can't speak- my tongue is broken"
The following lines were taken from a poem written by Sappho entitled "He Is More Than A Hero." For those who are not familiar with Sappho, she was a resident of a city names Lesbos. She lived from 630 B.C. - 570 B.C. In the city of
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were her "students". Though this evidence can be seen as being only circumstantial, I feel that the combination of her addressing a female in her poem "He Is More Than A Hero" as having certain homo-erotic effects on her such as making her feel as "a thin flame runs under my skin" and making her "drip with sweat" whenever she sees her is enough to label her as being the "Greatest Lesbian Poet of Rome"