Aesop's fables

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a collection of fables believed to have been written by the Greek storyteller Aesop

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Barrick explains in his indispensable source study, probably knew this repository of apologues in the form of the collection Ysopete ystoriado published in Zaragoza in 1489 (410-11), and neither directly through the Greek of Babrius or the Aesopica.
8) In listing the instances of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] with a verb of speaking from Aesop as the earliest of those noted here, I am following the dating assigned to the corpus Aesopica Fabularum by the editors of the TLG.
The last moment of glory for the fables was their inclusion in Isaac Nevelet's Mythologia Aesopica of 1610, the compilation from which La Fontaine took many of his fables - though not the two discussed here.
2) The text is edited with all its known variants in Aesopica, ed.