Aesop's Fables: With Upwards of One Hundred and Fifty Emblematical Devices (Classic Reprint) (Paperback)
Excerpt from Aesop's Fables: With Upwards of One Hundred and Fifty Emblematical Devices So much has been already said concerning Esop and his writings, both by ancient and modem au thors, that the subject seems to be quite exhausted. The different conjectures, Opinions, traditions. And forgeries, which from tune to time we have had given to us of him, would fill a large volume: but they are, for the most part, so inconsistent and ah surd, that it would be but a dull amusement for the reader to be led into such a maze of uncer tainty: since Herodotus, the most ancient Greek historian, did not ﬂourish till near an hundred years after zesop. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.