History of the Graeco-Latin Fable: The fable during the Roman Empire and in the Middle Ages. Volume two

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This is the second of three volumes covering the long history of the fable from Sumer to the present day. Historical evidence reaching as far back as Antiquity, supports the study of more than 500 works considered to be fables.
 

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Contents

The Hellenistic Fables with More
75
Phaedrus
121
Babrius
175
The PseudoDositheus
221
Aphthonius
236
Avianus
254
The Augustana Collection
275
Minor Collections and ExemplumFables
357
The Vindobonensis and Accursiana
429
The Bodleian Paraphrase and
465
The Tetrastichs of Ignatius the Deacon
493
The Fables of the Ademari
516
The Medieval Greek and Latin Fable
559
The Remaining Medieval Greek
630
Conclusion
711
Synopses of the History of the Fable
725

The Fables of the Codex Brancaccianus
395
The Syriac Fables
403

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About the author (1999)

Francisco Rodriguez Adrados, emeritus Professor of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, is the author of numerous publications on the Greek and Latin fable, beginning with his Estudios sobre el lexico de las fabulas esopicas (Salamanca 1948).