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Aesop’s Fables: a quick introduction

So, this whole week of Folktale and Fables got me thinking: I don’t know an awful lot about them. If you’d asked me on Monday to name three I’m not sure I’d have been able to get there. Thankfully, since then, I’ve broadened my knowledge and expanded my folky-fabley-fairy-taley education and have three wonderful tales to share with you! So far I’ve mostly been looking at a particular group known as ‘Aesop’s fables’. Aesop’s fables were originally shared by word-of-mouth without being written down¬†until approximately 300 years after the death of Aesop himself. Aesop was a…