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Aesop (I) (620–560)


Greek slave. Many of the 200+ fables attributed to him may not have been his own, but since his name is synonymous with fables they were credited to him anyway. Sentenced to death for heresy. Was thrown from the edge of a cliff, c. 560 BC. The excepted dates of his birth and death would mean that he lived to around 60, remarkable for his time. See full bio »

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(age 60)

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Known For

The Sun and the Wind
(2013)
Macka
Macka Writer
(1971)
El león enamorado
(1979)

Filmography

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 2013 The Sun and the Wind (Short) (fable)
 2011 The Manslayer (Short) (story)
 2002 The Story of 'The Tortoise & the Hare' (Short) (based on: the popular fable by)
 1996 Adventures from the Book of Virtues (TV Series) (fable "The Brave Mice" - 1 episode)
- Courage (1996) ... (fable "The Brave Mice")
 1988 Tzitziki kai myrmigi (Short) (fable)
 1985 Heldensage (Short) (fable)
 1979 El león enamorado (Short) (story "The Lion in Love")
 1971 Macka (Short) (fable)
 1947 Rabbit Transit (Short) (story "The Tortoise and the Hare" - uncredited)
 1943 Tortoise Wins by a Hare (Short) (story "The Tortoise and the Hare" - uncredited)
 1941 Porky's Bear Facts (Short) (story "The Ants and the Grasshopper" - uncredited)
 1941 Tortoise Beats Hare (Short) (story "The Tortoise and the Hare" - uncredited)
 1935 The Tortoise and the Hare (Short) (fable - uncredited)
 1934 The Grasshopper and the Ants (Short) (fable - uncredited)
 1910 The Cat That Changed Into a Woman (Short) (as Ésope)
 1909 The Cat That Changed Into a Woman (Short) (as Ésope)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Ésope
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. See more »

Trivia:

Resident of the island of Samos. See more »

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