Perry's Index to the Aesopica
Fables exist in many versions; here is one version in English:
THE MONKEYS AND THE CITY
The monkeys came together in an assembly to decide whether or not to found a
city. When the monkeys concluded that it would be a good thing to do, they were
about to begin the work. At that point an old monkey restrained them, saying
that they would be captured more easily by enclosing themselves inside a city's
Aesop's Fables. A new translation by Laura
Oxford University Press (World's Classics): Oxford, 2002.
cover, with new ISBN, published in 2008; contents of book unchanged.
Perry 464: Gibbs (Oxford) 447 [English]
You can find a compilation of Perry's index to the Aesopica in the gigantic appendix to his
edition of Babrius and Phaedrus for the Loeb Classical Library
(Harvard University Press: Cambridge, 1965). This book is an absolute must for anyone interested
in the Aesopic fable tradition. Invaluable.