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Author: Αἴσωπος

Original version in Ancient Greek

Country of origin: Greece

Story type: The Ants and the Grasshopper (ATU 280A)

Adaptations

Syntipas (Ancient Greek) - viewaligned

Βαβρίας (Ancient Greek) - viewaligned

Петко Славейков (Bulgarian) - viewaligned

Joost van den Vondel (Dutch) - viewaligned

Jean de La Fontaine (French) - viewaligned

Diogo Bernardes (Portuguese) - viewaligned

Иван Крылов (Russian) - viewaligned

Félix María Samaniego (Spanish) - viewaligned

Τέττιξ καὶ μύρμηκες

Αἴσωπος

The original of this tale has been lost, or is not available in the database. There are many retellings of this tale, some of which are listed below.

LanguageTitleYearAuthor/Translator
Albanian Gjinkalla dhe Milingona ???? Zhan de la Fonten
Ancient Greek Μύρμηξ καὶ τέττιξ 1CBC Syntipas
Ancient Greek Τέττιξ καὶ μύρμηκες ???? Βαβρίας
Bulgarian Щурец и мравии 1852 Петко Славейков
Catalan La Cigala i la Formiga ???? Jean de La Fontaine / Xavier Benguerel
Czech O mravenci a o kobylce 1665 Václav Hollar
Dutch De krekel en de mier ???? Jean de La Fontaine
Dutch Vande Mier ende Krekel 1617 Joost van den Vondel
English The Ants and the Grasshopper 1867 George Fyler Townsend
English The ant and the Grasshopper 1860 Babrius / John Davies
English Dragonfly and the Ant ???? Ivan Krylov
English The Grasshopper and the Ant 1913 Jean de La Fontaine / Robert Thomson
French La Cigale et la Fourmi 1668 Jean de La Fontaine
Georgian ჭრიჭინა და ჭიანჭველა ???? ივანე კრილოვი / აკაკი წერეთლისა
German Die Grille und die Ameise ???? Jean de La Fontaine
German Die Ameise und die Grille ???? Babrios
Hebrew הצרצר והנמלה ???? איבאן קרילוב
Hungarian A tücsök meg a hangya 1916 Jean de La Fontaine / Dezső Kosztolányi
Italian La cicala e la formica ???? Jean de La Fontaine
Polish Konik polny i mrówka 1876 Jean de La Fontaine / Władysław Noskowski
Portuguese A cigarra e a formiga 1805 Jean de La Fontaine / Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage
Portuguese A formiga e a cigarra 1596 Diogo Bernardes
Russian Стрекоза и муравей 1808 Иван Крылов
Sicilian A shicala e i furmiculi ????
Slovak Kobylke a mravcoch ????
Spanish La cigarra y la hormiga ???? Jean de La Fontaine
Spanish La Cigarra y la Hormiga 1781 Félix María Samaniego
Tahitian Te perete'i e te rô ???? Jean de La Fontaine
Turkish Ağustos Böceği İle Karınca ???? Jean de La Fontaine
Welsh Y morgrugyn a'r ceiliog rhedyn 1887 Gan Glan Alun

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