Alcaeus possibly describes Sappho as "violet-haired", Sappho was said to have three brothers: Erigyius, Larichus, and Charaxus.According to Athenaeus, Sappho often praised Larichus for pouring wine in the town hall of Mytilene, an office held by boys of the best families.Three epigrams attributed to Sappho are extant, but these are actually Hellenistic imitations of Sappho's style. She was from a wealthy family from Lesbos, though the names of both of her parents are uncertain.Ancient sources say that she had three brothers; the names of two of them are mentioned in the Brothers Poem discovered in 2014.For more information on Steve Lobel, visit About TLK Fusion: TLK Fusion is one of the leading Hollywood marketing firms in Los Angeles founded by Ken Collis and Tracy Keyser.TLK Fusion’s innovative campaigns, strong celebrity and relationships and worldwide distribution connections can take you and your brand to the next level.Through these top-tier, powerful alignments, TLK Fusion can effectively enhance the public’s perception of your brand.TLK Fusion’s out-of-the-box thinking and 360 degree service mix has proven successful time and time again.
However, the name appears to have been invented by a comic poet: the name "Kerkylas" comes from the word "κέρκος" (kerkos), a possible meaning of which is "penis", and is not otherwise attested as a name, A tradition going back at least to Menander (Fr.
Herodotus, the oldest source of the story, reports that Charaxus ransomed Rhodopis for a large sum and that Sappho wrote a poem rebuking him for this.
Not all scholars accept that Cleïs was Sappho's daughter.
258 K) suggested that Sappho killed herself by jumping off the Leucadian cliffs for love of Phaon, a ferryman.
This is regarded as unhistorical by modern scholars, perhaps invented by the comic poets or originating from a misreading of a first-person reference in a non-biographical poem.