Did the ancient Greeks imagine that they were setting the standard for story telling that would endure centuries? The fables of Aesop have done just that. These are tales with universal morals and timeless themes, which makes them appealing to audiences, even today.
The Tale of a Priest and His Servant Balda, Op. 36
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