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

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