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.
More From encyclopedia.com
Greek , Greek all Greek to me completely unintelligible. Greek for unintelligible language or gibberish is recorded from the late 16th century, as in Shakesp… Greek Americans , ETHNONYMS: Hellenic Americans, Cypriot Americans, Diaspora Greeks, Helleno Amerikanoi Orientation Identification and Location. As the group appellati… Greek Language , Greek language, member of the Indo-European family of languages (see Indo-European). It is the language of one of the major civilizations of the worl… Calchas , Calchas in Homer's Iliad, the seer of the Greek forces at the siege of Troy. Nothing , "Nothing" is an awe-inspiring yet essentially undigested concept, highly esteemed by writers of a mystical or existentialist tendency, but by most ot… Hector , Hector Nationality/Culture Greek/Roman Pronunciation HEK-tur Alternate Names Appears In Homer's Iliad, Hyginus's Fabulae, other tales of the Trojan W…
About this article
All Sources -
Updated Aug 24 2016 About encyclopedia.com content Print Topic