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ˈi səp, ˈi sɒpae·sop

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  1. Aesopnoun

    Greek author of fables (circa 620-560 BC)


  1. Aesopnoun

    An ancient Greek author, famous for the fables ascribed to him.

  2. Etymology: From Αἴσωπος.


  1. AESOP

    The Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) is a network of European universities, their departments and affiliated schools that are engaged in teaching and research in the fields of urban and regional planning.


  1. Aesop

    Aesop was an Ancient Greek fabulist or story teller credited with a number of fables now collectively known as Aesop's Fables. Although his existence remains uncertain 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. Many of the tales are characterized by animals and inanimate objects that speak, solve problems, and generally have human characteristics. Scattered details of Aesop's life can be found in ancient sources, including Aristotle, Herodotus, and Plutarch. An ancient literary work called The Aesop Romance tells an episodic, probably highly fictional version of his life, including the traditional description of him as a strikingly ugly slave who by his cleverness acquires freedom and becomes an adviser to kings and city-states. Older spellings of his name have included Esop and Isope. A later tradition depicts Aesop as a black Ethiopian. Depictions of Aesop in popular culture over the last 2500 years have included several works of art and his appearance as a character in numerous books, films, plays, and television programs.

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  1. Aesop

    Novelist nature faker. Little is known of his childhood except that he was fond of dogs and played with the cat. Later he made animals his life's study. A. discovered the zoological principal that a turtle can run faster than a rabbit, and that foxes never eat sour grapes. Publications: Fables; the book has had a good sale. Address: Greece. Clubs: Zoological Societies.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aesop in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aesop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  • Marvin Cooper
    Marvin Cooper
    In ancient greek, the name Aesop translates as 'burnt face'. This suggests that he was black. It is known that he came from North Africa.
    LikeReply2 years ago

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assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing
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