Aesop

Aesop
Aesop was an Ancient Greek fabulist or story teller credited with a number of fables now collectively known as Aesop's Fables. Although his existence remains uncertain and no writings by him survive, numerous tales credited to him were gathered across the centuries and in many languages in a storytelling tradition that continues to this day. Many of the tales are characterized by animals and inanimate objects that speak, solve problems, and generally have human characteristics. Scattered details of Aesop's life can be found in ancient sources, including Aristotle, Herodotus, and Plutarch. An ancient literary work called The Aesop Romance tells an episodic, probably highly fictional version of his life, including the traditional description of him as a strikingly ugly slave who by his cleverness acquires freedom and becomes an adviser to kings and city-states. Older spellings of his name have included Esop and Isope. Depictions of Aesop in popular culture over the last 2500 years have included several works of art and his appearance as a character in numerous books, films, plays, and television programs. Read more...
 
 

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    The Ant and the Grasshopper
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    The Fox and the Grapes
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    Aesop's Fables
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    The Lion and the Mouse
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    The North Wind and the Sun
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    The Wolf and the Lamb
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    The Bear and the Travellers
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    The Belly and the Members
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    The Miser and his Gold
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    Fables translated from Aesop, and other authors
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    The Æsop for Children
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    Aisopos
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    Über Lydgate's Aesopübersetzung
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    The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg
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    Fabellæ Æsopicæ quædam notiores
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    The Donkey and the Lapdog
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    Aesop's Four Footed Fables
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    The animals of AEsop
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    The Caldecott Aesop: Twenty Fables
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    Les fables d'Esope..
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    Androcles and the Lion
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    Aesop a ṫáinig go h-Éirinn, I.-V. =
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    Aesop Jazzy Fables
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    Three hundred Aesop's fables
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    La Cigarra Y La Hormiga/the Ant And the Grasshopper
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    Biernat z Lublina: wybór pism
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    Faules de Isop
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    The Farmer and His Sons
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    Fabulæ Æsopi græce ac latine
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    A hundred fables of Aesop
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    Die Fragmente des Äsopromans in Papyrushandschriften
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    The Tortoise and the Hare Continued..
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    Town Teddy & Country Bear
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    Tales from Aesop's Fables
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    Aesopi Phrygis, et aliorum fabulæ
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    Skeealyn Aesop
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    Mythologia Aesopica
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    Classic Fables
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    The little Esop
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    Bewick's Select fables of Aesop and others
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    Aesop without morals
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    El molinero, su hijo y el borrico
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    p's fables
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    The baby's own Aesop
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    Fabulas completas
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    Forty fabulous fables of Aesop
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    A collection of fables by Aesop & other mythologists
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    Fabeln des Aesop
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    Key to Aesop's fables
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    Aesop's Other Fables
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