Aesop's Fables or Aesopica are a collection of fables created or collected by Aesop (620–560 BC), a slave and story-teller who lived in Ancient Greece. Aesop's Fables have become a blanket term for collections of short fables, especially those involving anthropomorphic animals. His fables are some of the most well known in the world.
'Aesop's Fables' First published in English by Caxton in 1484. A collection of fables credited to Aesop (620—560 BC), a slave and story-teller that lived in Ancient Greece. Aesop's Fables become a blanket term for collections of brief fables, usually involving personified animals. The fables remain a popular choice for moral education of children today.