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Old 03-31-2017, 12:47 PM
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Default Sappho vs Murasaki Shikibu

Yes, it is time for this classic clash to be finally decided on. The legendary Lesbian vs the first novelist. Two figures of ancient literature.



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Old 03-31-2017, 01:06 PM
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Culture over erotica so Murasaki.
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Old 03-31-2017, 01:16 PM
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>implying the Golden Ass doesn't predate Tale of Genji by centuries
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Old 03-31-2017, 01:28 PM
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Originally Posted by SmokeBlader View Post
Culture over erotica so Murasaki.
I thought most of Sapphos poems were mostly about love and family and the erotica thing was more of a modern perspective or something?
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Old 03-31-2017, 01:29 PM
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Some have argued that Lucian of Samosta's True History (written in the 2nd century) was the first science-fiction novel.

Calling it SF is probably a bit of a stretch, but it does feature a war between the inhabitants of the sun and the moon.
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Old 03-31-2017, 03:49 PM
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I vote for the Island of Lesbos.
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