Mythologia Aesopica In Qua Continentur Aesopi Fabulae Graeco-latinae

By: Aesop

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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. Scattered details of Aesop's life can be found in ancient sources. 83 pages in Greek text /76 pages in Latin text. Width: 3.5" Height: 6" Book Details: Aesop's Fables or the Aesopica is a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and storyteller believed to have lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 564 BCE. Of diverse origins, the stories associated with his name have descended to modern times through a number of sources and continue to be reinterpreted in different verbal registers and in popular as well as artistic media. This work is printed in Greek and Latin. The book is bound in full leather with four raised bands on the spine. It appears not to have had blank end papers. Scuffed but solid. This most likely the first edion of this as it is the earliest found in WorldCat.

Title: Mythologia Aesopica In Qua Continentur Aesopi Fabulae Graeco-latinae

Author Name: Aesop

Categories: Fables,

Edition: 1st Thus

Publisher: London, Typis J. H. Impensis Vero` J. Slatter Bibliopolæ Etonensis ; & Prostant Venales Apud T. Newborough Ad Insigne Pilæ Deauratæ in Cœmetrio D. Pauli,: 1697

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 37615