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Aesop was a Greek fabulist and storyteller credited with a number of fables now collectively known as Aesop's Fables.
Although his existence remains unclear and no writings by him survive, numerous tales credited to him were gathered across the centuries and in many languages in a storytelling tradition that continues to this day.
The earliest Greek sources, including Aristotle, indicate that Aesop was born around 620 BCE in the Greek colony of Mesembria.
A number of later writers from the Roman imperial period (including Phaedrus, who adapted the fables into Latin) say that he was born in Phrygia.
The 3rd-century poet Callimachus called him "Aesop of Sardis," and the later writer Maximus of Tyre called him "the sage of Lydia."
Aesop's fables are known for their simple, moralistic stories that often feature animals as characters.
The fables have been translated into many languages and are still enjoyed by people of all ages today.
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