Perry's Index to the Aesopica
Fables exist in many versions; here is one version in English:
THE RAM AND THE WOLF
A wolf was walking by a wall, while a ram was peeping over the top, making all
kinds of rude remarks. The wolf, gnashing his teeth, replied, 'It is only your
situation that makes these insults possible. You yourself have nothing to boast
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.
|In Perry 98, a ram walking on
a wall makes fun of a wolf. In Perry 409, a
fox makes fun of a lion in a cage.
Perry 98: Gibbs (Oxford) 221 [English]
Perry 98: Jacobs 16 [English]
Perry 98: Townsend 76 [English]
Perry 98: Babrius 96 [Greek]
Perry 98: Chambry 106 [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.