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Mesopotamia

One remembers, that the fable already was cultivated in Mesopotamia, two thousand years to us before ours was. Clay tables that come from scholastic libraries of the time briefly count histories of astute vixens, unfortunate dogs and presumptuous elephants. . Many of these texts show a great affinity with the proverbs by their antithetic construction, but they do not own an explicit moral. In the Greek antiquity, the first fable is well-known, like the one of the ruiseor, it told to Hesiod around century VIII a.c it in the works and the days, and it already owns the intention to make reflect on justice. Although in Homero there are no fables, his comparisons with animal already own in nuce the germ of the sort. The OX AND the MOSQUITO In the horn of an ox a mosquito settled.

After to remain long short while there, when going away to his flight it asked the ox if one were glad that finally one left. The ox responded to him: – Nor I knew that you had come. I will not notice either when you go away. What is learned of it? One says that to happen through the life, without giving him nothing to the life, is to be insignificant. LEON, the VIXEN AND the Tired and old WOLF the king lion, remained ill in his cave, and the other animal, except the vixen went, it to visit. Taking advantage of the occasion the visit, the following thing accused the wolf to the vixen expressing: – It does not have by our height any respect, and for that reason not even she has approached to salute or to ask for his health.

At that precise moment the vixen arrived, just in time to hear what has been said by the wolf. Then the lion, furious when seeing it, sent a ferocious shout against the vixen; but she, requested the word to justify herself, and said: – She tell me, among all the visits that you have here, who has given so special service you as the one that I have done, that I throughout looked for doctors who with their wisdom prescribed an ideal remedy to you for curarte, finding it finally? – And which is that remedy? , I occurred it immediately. Orden the lion. – You must sacrifice to a wolf and ponerte its skin as shelter responded the vixen. Immediately the wolf was condemned until death, and the vixen, ***reflxing mng itself exclaimed: – To the landlord it is not necessary to take it towards the resentment, but towards the benevolence What includes? Who tends traps for the innocents, she is first in falling in them.

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