Aesop

Aesop

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: Greek

Occupation: Author

Biography: Aesop was a fabulist or story teller credited with a number of fables now collectively known as Aesop's Fables. Although his existence remains uncertain and no writings by him survive, numerous tales credited to him were gathered across the centuries and in many languages in a storytelling tradition that continues to this day. In many of the tales, animals speak and have human characteristics.

Source/Notes: Aesop's Fables: The Shepherd's Boy, translated by Joseph Jacobs in 1894

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