Aesop's Fables: A New Translation (Hardcover)

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From a renowned scholar and translator, the definitive translation of Aesop’s Fables

Aesop’s fables are among the most familiar and best-loved stories in the world. Tales like “The Tortoise and the Hare,” “The Dog in the Manger,” and “Sour Grapes” have captivated us for generations. The fables delight us and teach timeless truths. Aesop’s tales offer us a world fundamentally simpler to ours—one with clear good and plain evil—but nonetheless one that is marked by political nuance and literary complexity. 
 
Newly translated and annotated by renowned scholar Robin Waterfield, this definitive translation shines a new light on four hundred of Aesop’s most enduring fables. 

About the Author


Robin Waterfield is a British classical scholar, translator, and editor, specializing in ancient Greek philosophy and history. Among others, his translations include Marcus Aurelius’s Meditations, Plato’s Republic, and Herodotus’s The Histories. He lives in Greece.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781541604841
ISBN-10: 1541604849
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication Date: October 1st, 2024
Pages: 336
Language: English