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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For the fifth-century poet Avianus' "De luscinia," see the text on-line at the Aesopica website of Laura Gibbs, avianus/21.htm.
Perry, Aesopica: A Series of Texts Relating to Aesop or Ascribed to Him (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1952) 481 no.
Aesopica: A Series of Texts Relating to Aesop or Ascribed to Him or Closely Connected with the Literary Tradition that Bears his Name.
(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.
10 The text of 'Hircus et lupus' is taken from Aesopica: A series of texts relating to Aesop or ascribed to him or closely connected with the literary tradition that bears his name, ed.
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.