Grubbses Katie and David and Posses Jordan and Sarah discuss a number of Sappho’s poems about weddings:
- “Idaos, Then, That Panting Messenger” (Lobel-Page 44);
- “Carpenters, Raise the Rafter-Beam” (Lobel-Page 111);
- “Blest Bridegroom, This Day of Matrimony” (Lobel-Page 112);
- “The Ambrosial Mixture” (Lobel-Page 144);
- “Because Once on a Time You Were” (Voigt 27);
- “And May the Maidens All Night Long” (Voigt 30);
- “It Would Take Seven Fathoms to Span” (Voigt 110);
- “Because There Is No Other Girl Than She” (Voigt 113);
- “Maidenhead, Maidenhead, Where Have You Gone?” (Voigt 114);
- “May You Bed Down” (Voigt 126);
- “Groomsmen, Kings with Bastions” (Voigt 161).
- Our translations of Sappho: Jim Powell (2007) and Aaron Poochigian (2009), and Philip Freeman (2016).
- David has a weird relationship with The Return of Jafar (1994).
- Jordan loves Keats’s “Ode to a Nightingale.”
- Is Seven Brides for Seven Brothers an adaptation of Sappho?
- Sappho’s wedding rituals made Katie think about Marie Antoinette.
- We take another gratuitous shot at Troy.
- Jordan recommends Trojan War: The Podcast.
- Aphrodite appears in That Hideous Strength as a beneficent spirit.
- Sappho vs. The 40-Year-Old Virgin.
- It takes 54 minutes for someone to bring up My Big Fat Greek Wedding.
- David thinks about the matchmakers in Mulan.
- Yes, Salinger got Raise High the Roof-Beam, Carpenters from Sappho.
- Our theme music was provided by Blue Dot Sessions.
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