Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Author: Αἴσωπος

Original version in Ancient Greek

Country of origin: Greece


Jean de La Fontaine (French) - viewaligned

Γέρων καὶ θάνατος


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.

Basque Herioa eta egurkaria 1848 Jean de La Fontaine / Jean Baptiste Arxu
English The Old Man and Death 1867 George Fyler Townsend
French La Mort et le Bucheron 1668 Jean de La Fontaine
Georgian მოხუცი და სიკვდილი ????
Polish Drwal i śmierć 1876 Jean de La Fontaine / Władysław Noskowski
Russian Крестьянин и смерть 1806 Иван Крылов
Welsh Yr hen wr ac angau 1887 Gan Glan Alun

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