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Babrius a Greek writer of fables who lived probably in the second century ad but about whom nothing is known. The fables, which exist today in two books (of which the second is incomplete), are based on the fables of Aesop with some apparently original additions.

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Babrius

Babrius (bā´brēəs), fl. 2d cent.?, Greek fabulist, versifier of the fables of Aesop. Many of the medieval prose collections of Aesop were based on Babrius. He may have been a Hellenized Roman.

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