History Literature / AesopsFables

14th Mar '16 7:16:58 PM Gamermaster
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* LastSecondShowoff: "The Tortoise and the Hare" is the TropeCodifier.
15th Jan '16 3:27:47 AM Anddrix
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* [[ViewersAreMorons Readers Are Morons]]: Some of the fables (usually the more famous ones) outright stated the {{aesop}} of the story in the form of a sentence at the end of the story.
2nd Dec '15 9:27:56 AM Jamoa
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* CatsAreMean/KingOfBeasts: Lions are the king of beasts, and in Aesop's Fables they won't let you forget it.

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* CatsAreMean/KingOfBeasts: CatsAreMean / KingOfBeasts: Lions are the king of beasts, and in Aesop's Fables they won't let you forget it.
2nd Dec '15 9:26:38 AM Jamoa
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* CatsAreMean: Those lions you see at the zoo are apparently very evil.

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* CatsAreMean: Those lions CatsAreMean/KingOfBeasts: Lions are the king of beasts, and in Aesop's Fables they won't let you see at the zoo are apparently very evil.forget it.
2nd Dec '15 6:06:12 AM Jamoa
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* CatsAreMean: Those lions you see at the zoo are apparently very evil.
20th Sep '15 12:36:41 PM Wikipetzi
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* EverythingTalks: "The Two Pots".
13th Sep '15 1:27:03 AM TitoMosquito
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* BiggerIsBetter: The frog thinks so in "The Frog and the Ox".
22nd Mar '15 3:51:00 PM Patachou
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Aesopos (Greek Αἴσωπος, shortened to Aesop in modern English) was a slave, later freedman, living somewhere in Asia Minor in the sixth century BC. If, that is, he existed at all.

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Aesopos [[quoteright:267:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/ba227429ddc5be6f302feb25dd1e0b6c.jpg]]
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'''Aesopos'''
(Greek Αἴσωπος, shortened to Aesop in modern English) was a slave, later freedman, living somewhere in Asia Minor in the sixth century BC. If, that is, he existed at all.


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Aesop's most famous fables are:

* ''Literature/TheGrasshopperAndTheAnts'': A grasshopper is lazy and does nothing during spring and summer, while the ants work. When winter arrives the ants survive because they harvested food and had built a warm home, while the grasshopper dies from cold and starvation.
* ''Literature/TheTortoiseAndTheHare'': A tortoise and a hare decided to hold a race. The tortoise wins because the hare fell asleep during the race and wasn't in time to cross the finish first.
13th Feb '15 1:44:59 AM Byzantine
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* WickedWeasel: Since the cats hadn't arrived to Europe yet, the weasels took the roles usually reserved for the felines.


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* WickedWeasel: Since the cats hadn't arrived to Europe yet, the weasels took the roles usually reserved for the felines.
2nd Dec '14 6:40:59 AM ajbit26
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* CleverCrows: One tale in volves a crow, dying of thirst, finding a pitcher of water with the water level just out of reach of the bird's beak. So, it uses several pebbles to raise the water level and save itself.

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* CleverCrows: One tale in volves involves a crow, dying of thirst, finding a pitcher of water with the water level just out of reach of the bird's beak. So, it uses several pebbles to raise the water level and save itself.
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