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ISBN-13: 9780688073602
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/28/1988
Pages: 40
Age Range: 5 - 11 Years

About the Author


Laura Gibbs completed her M.Phil. in European Literature at St Antony's College, Oxford and her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at the University of California at Berkeley. She has also studied and taught at the Centre for the Study of Anthropology and the Ancient World at the University of Siena in Italy. She is currently employed as a specialist in academic computing at the University of Oklahoma where she is developing Latin and Greek teaching tools for use on the Internet.

Table of Contents

Introductionix
Note on the Text and Translationxxxii
Select Bibliographyxxxvi
Chronology of the Fablesxl
Aesop's Fables1
Aesop, the Popular Favourite3
I.The Fables5
II.Aetiologies, Paradoxes, Insults, and Jokes231
Index of Perry Numbers285
Index of Sources289
General Index295

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