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Aesop's Fables (Chambry edition)

Chambry 218 = Perry 153

Λύκοι καὶ πρόβατα καὶ κριός.

Λύκοι πρέσβεις ἔστειλαν τοῖς προβάτοις εἰρήνην ποιῆσαι μετ' αὐτῶν διηνεκῇ, εἰ τοὺς κύνας λάβωσι καὶ διαφθείρωσι. Τὰ μωρὰ δὲ πρόβατα συνέθεντο τοῦτο ποιῆσαι. Ἀλλά τις γέρων κριὸς εἶπεν· "Πῶς ὑμῖν πιστεύσω καὶ συνοικήσω, ὅπου, καὶ τῶν κυνῶν φυλαττόντων με, ἀκινδύνως νέμεσθαι οὐ δυνατόν μοι;"
Ὅτι οὐ δεῖ τινα ἀσφαλείας τῆς ἑαυτοῦ γυμνωθῆναι, τοῖς ἀκαταλλάκτοις ἐχθροῖς δι' ὅρκων πεισθέντα.

Chambry published a multivolume edition of the fables for the Belles Lettres series in 1925/6 (Paris). He later revised this into a single volume, omitting hundreds of the fable variants. In addition, the numeration between these two volumes is not consistent. The texts here are taken from the 1925/6 edition, but the numeration follows the stanard single volume edition.