was the immortal
of his time. He was left behind instructive fables which we know as
of Aesop'. His stories have interesting content and educative values.
made fun of the weak points in human characters of his stories. Most of
have a moral for the readers. His stories give joy and teaching.
was born in 620 B.C. He was a slave by birth and being a slave, he had
education. In his childhood he was owned by two masters. The latter
Jadmon gave him liberty as a reward for his learning and wit, in spite
being a slave.
liberty from slave hood was the inspiring event of his life and the wit
genius blossomed to fragrance in the form of immortal stories. He has a
philosophical bent of mind and knitted interesting stories.
travelled through many countries and came to Sardis, whose king was a
patron of learned men of the day. Aesop pleased the king with his
with the court philosophers. So he was engaged by the monarch in
affairs of the state.