Aesop was a famous fabulist of Ancient Greece, from whom there are no direct records but from which his life has come to us (through the writing "Life of Aesop") and his most charismatic and evocative work, his fables.

Poor Aesop, which is mixed with legend, was, according to the testimonies we have, a counterfeit, short and ugly slave; he was at the limits of the human form therefore. But always according to legend, a goddess gave him prudence in the speech, so after serving various masters, he was released and then dedicated himself to counseling kings and spreading their teachings, whose main essence comes to us through their fables.

These fables, those of the esopic tradition, pass to Rome, and then to minters such as La Fontaine in France or various Spanish fabulists such as Tomás de Iriarte, and arrive in various forms to this day. But it is curious how these brief literary pieces have been deposited in our time in such a crystalline way, and their narratives as well as their teachings are valid today, since they touch the deepest of human relationships.

As a funny note, we can mention the short animated Fabulillas, by Pedro Alonso Pablos (the one who writes this text), which brings together some fables of the esopic tradition distilled by the Spanish fabulists of which we have mentioned Tomás de Iriarte.
Links mentioned in People
Mentioned links in works
Latest news about Aesop