Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/fablesofpilpay00bidp/mode/2up Lets prounoune The Fables of Pilpay as The Fables of Bidpa and say Fable no. as part of the readingThese moralistic stories within stories date back to the Sanskrit text Panchatantra (200 BC – 300 AD). They were first translated into Arabic by a Persian named Ruzbeh who named it Book of Kalilah and Dimna and then by Abdullah Ibn al-Muqaffa and later Joseph Harris in 1679 and then remodeled in 1818. Max Mueller noted that La Fontaine was indebted to the work and other scholars have noted that Jeanne-Marie LePrince de Beaumont and John Fletcher were both familiar with the fables. The Fables of Pilpay are a series of inter-woven fables, many of which deploy metaphors of anthropomorphized animals with human virtues and vices. (Summary by The introduction and Wikipedia)
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[*]Original publication date (if known): c 200 BC - 300 Ad
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Genres for the project: Children's Fiction/Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales; Children's Fiction/Short works; Epistolary Fiction; Short Stories/Single Author Collections; Culture & Heritage Fiction
Keywords that describe the book: literature, fables, Indian literature, panchatantra, book of kalilah and dimna, Arabic literary prose
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