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Aesop

[ee-suh p, ee-sop] /ˈi səp, ˈi sɒp/
noun
1.
c620–c560 b.c, Greek writer of fables.
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Aesop

/ˈiːsɒp/
noun
1.
?620–564 bc, Greek author of fables in which animals are given human characters and used to satirize human failings
Derived Forms
Aesopian, Aesopic, adjective
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Greek Aisopos, semi-legendary 6c. B.C.E. fablist.

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