Aesop's Fables (ad Classic Library Edition) by George Fyler TownsendAesop's Fables (ad Classic Library Edition) by George Fyler Townsend

Aesop's Fables (ad Classic Library Edition)

Translated byGeorge Fyler Townsend, George Fyler Townsend

Hardcover | January 15, 2013

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In this collection of over three hundred fables, Aesop masterfully unravels the morals behind every action in human nature. Included are the favouries "The Shepherd-Boy and the Wolf," "The Tortoise and the Hare," and "The Dog and the Shadow." These time-honoured morals teach children that persuasion is better than force, slow but steady wins the race, and to look before you leap.A fable is often thought of as a story intended to help children learn wholesome values and how to behave within society at large. However, in ancient Greece, fables were used as a means of persuasion, as the moral of a fable can be delivered in an indirect manner. This helped philosophers such as Plato, Aristophanes, and Socrates argue controversial points without offending their audience.
Title:Aesop's Fables (ad Classic Library Edition)Format:HardcoverDimensions:130 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.44 inPublished:January 15, 2013Publisher:Engage BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926606973

ISBN - 13:9781926606972

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