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Perry's Index to the Aesopica

Fables exist in many versions; here is one version in English:


There was a hen who was not feeling well. The cat bent over her and said, 'How are you? Is there anything you need? I will bring you whatever you want; please just take care of yourself.' 'I'll live,' said the hen, 'if you will just go away!'

Source: Aesop's Fables. A new translation by Laura Gibbs. Oxford University Press (World's Classics): Oxford, 2002.
NOTE: New cover, with new ISBN, published in 2008; contents of book unchanged.

Perry 7: Gibbs (Oxford) 310 [English]
Perry 7: Townsend 75 [English]
Perry 7: Babrius 121 [Greek]
Perry 7: Chambry 14 [Greek]

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.