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The Resource Aesop's fables, translated with an introduction and notes by Laura Gibbs

Aesop's fables, translated with an introduction and notes by Laura Gibbs

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Aesop's fables
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Aesop's fables
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translated with an introduction and notes by Laura Gibbs
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  • eng
  • und
  • eng
Summary
The story goes that a sow who had delivered a whole litter of piglets loudly accosted a lioness. "How many children do you breed?" asked the sow. "I breed only one," said the lioness, "but he is very well bred!"' The fables of Aesop have become one of the most enduring traditions of European culture, ever since they were first written down nearly two millennia ago. Aesop was reputedly a tongue-tied slave who miraculously received the power of speech; from his legendary storytelling came the collections of prose and verse fables scattered throughout Greek and Roman literature. First published in English by Caxton in 1484, the fables and their morals continue to charm modern readers: who does not know the stories of the tortoise and the hare, and the boy who cried wolf? This new translation is the first to represent all the main fable collections in ancient Latin and Greek, arranged according to the fables' contents and themes. It includes 600 fables, many of which come from sources never before translated into English
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Aesop's fables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Aesop
  • Gibbs, Laura
Series statement
Oxford world's classics Oxford University Press
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Fables, Greek
Label
Aesop's fables, translated with an introduction and notes by Laura Gibbs
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aesop, the popular favourite -- Fables -- Aetiologies, paradoxes, insults, and jokes
Control code
49593838
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xli, 306 pages
Isbn
9780192840509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Aesop's fables, translated with an introduction and notes by Laura Gibbs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aesop, the popular favourite -- Fables -- Aetiologies, paradoxes, insults, and jokes
Control code
49593838
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xli, 306 pages
Isbn
9780192840509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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