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Aesop's Fables

Translated by Laura Gibbs

17 April 2008

ISBN: 9780199540754

352 pages

In Stock

Oxford World's Classics

Price: £7.99



This new translation is the first to represent all the main fable collections in ancient Latin and Greek derived from the legendary Aesop, arranged according to the fables' contents and themes. It includes 600 fables, many of which come from sources never before translated into English.

About the Author(s)


Translated by Laura Gibbs, Specialist in academic computing at the University of Oklahoma

Table of Contents

    Aesop, the Popular Favourite
    The Fables
    Aetiologies, Paradoxes, Insults and Jokes


'Laura Gibbs has recently brought out a splendid translation with a very helpful introduction of the bulk of the fables in the Oxford World's Classics.' - Gabriel Josipovici, TLS

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