Category: Greece

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Favorite international folk- and fairy tales about cats

Animal characters often play important roles in fairy- and folk tales. Sometimes they act as companions, sometimes even as the main characters of our stories. Several characters get special attention and are mentioned frequently...

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Happy Mothers Day!

Happy Mothers Day Let us celebrate Mother’s Day with our most beloved folk tales about mothers!   The Boy whom Seven Mothers Suckled – Folk Tales from Bengal Once on a time there reigned...

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The Shepherd’s Boy and the Wolf (Aesop’s fables) by Aesop

A SHEPHERD-BOY, who watched a flock of sheep near a village, brought out the villagers three or four times by crying out, “Wolf! Wolf!” and when his neighbors came to help him, laughed at...

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Jupiter and the Monkey (Aesop’s fables) by Aesop

JUPITER ISSUED a proclamation to all the beasts of the forest and promised a royal reward to the one whose offspring should be deemed the handsomest. The Monkey came with the rest and presented,...

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The Vine and the Goat (Aesop’s fables) by Aesop

A VINE was luxuriant in the time of vintage with leaves and grapes. A Goat, passing by, nibbled its young tendrils and its leaves. The Vine addressed him and said: “Why do you thus...