Aesop was a Moor who wrote fables.

When you search this name you get white depictions and only text mention of his moorian status.

DYK on this day in #MoorStory365 that

Aesop, an ancient and famous Moor storyteller, was born on October 28, 620 BC. Aesop is known for his stories, which are called “Aesop Fables,” which have become a blanket term for collections of brief fables, usually involving anthropomorphic animals.

Aesop was a Black slave of Iadmon, located in the south of Greece near northern Alkebulan. Most accounts describe Aesop as a deformed man whose name came from the Greek word Aethiops which means Ethiopia. He prospered most about 550 BC, and was killed around 560 BC, ordered probably by a decree of the Delphic oracle, according to historical legends. It also has been said that compensation for his death was claimed by the grandson of his master, smh.

His fables are some of the most well known in the world and remain a popular choice for moral education of children today. Many stories included in Aesop’s Fables, such as “The Fox and the Grapes” (from which the idiom “sour grapes” was derived), “The Tortoise and the Hare,” “The North Wind and the Sun,” and “The Boy Who Cried Wolf,” are well-known throughout the world. A few famous quotations by Aesop are; “After all is said and done, more is said than done.” “Any excuse will serve a tyrant.” “United we stand, divided we fall.” “Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.”

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