Author:Aesop; Milo Winter [Illustrator]

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The Aesop for Children (New)

By: Aesop; Milo Winter [Illustrator]

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1993

Seller ID: 036975

ISBN: 1566192927

Condition: New


Aesop (c620-c560), known only for the genre of fables ascribed to him, was by tradition a slave who was a contemporary of Croesus and Peisistratus in the mid-sixth century BC in ancient Greece. The various collections that go under the rubric Aesops Fables are still taught as moral lessons and used as subjects for various entertainments, especially childrens plays and cartoons. Most of what are known as Aesopic fables is a compilation of tales from various sources, many of which originated with authors who lived long before Aesop. Aesop himself is said to have composed many fables, which wer... View more info