Posts Tagged by fables
|April 14, 2016||Filled under Community, Featured, News, Visiting Scholars||
We were pleased to welcome Arti Mehta, Lecturer of Classics at Howard University, for our CHS Open House discussion on Aesop.
The discussion featured examples of fables from different sources, providing points of comparison. These texts are available in ‘Aesop and Fable: A God of Small Things” which is available here to download.
|March 24, 2016||Filled under Book Club, Featured||
“A Hare one day ridiculed the short feet and slow pace of the Tortoise, who replied, laughing: ‘Though you be swift as the wind, I will beat you in a race.’ The Hare, believing her assertion to be simply impossible, assented to the proposal … The Tortoise never for a moment stopped, but went on with a slow but steady pace straight to the end of the course. The Hare, lying down by the wayside, fell fast asleep.” Read more…