1. Lawrence Alma-Tadema, “The Favourite Poet” 1888.
2. Josephine Balmer, Women Classical Poets (1996: 96-97):
“This mischievous insistence on the equality of relations between the sexes informs all of Sulpicia’s poetry, providing an invaluable and precious glimpse into the emotional consciousness of Roman women, seen elsewhere only through the distorted mirror of the male elegists’ often sub-pornographic characterisations. 944 more words