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Sappho Leontias

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Name  Sappho Leontias

Sappho Leontias (1832–1900) was a Greek writer, feminist, and educationist from Constantinople. She advocated for educational opportunities for Greek women and published Euridice, her own literary journal. She translated Jean Racine's Esther from the French and Aeschylus's The Persians into modern Greek. In 1887, she published a book on home economics, Oikiaki oikonomia pros hrisin ton Parthenagogeion. For many years she was a headmistress for girls' schools in Smyrna and Samos.

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