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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.

WHO

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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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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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