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Author: Αἴσωπος

Original version in Ancient Greek

Country of origin: Greece

Story type: Debate of the Belly and the Members (ATU 293)

Adaptations

Syntipas (Ancient Greek) - viewaligned

Κοιλία καὶ πόδες

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
Ancient Greek Γαστὴρ καὶ πόδες 1CBC Syntipas
English The Belly and the Members 1867 George Fyler Townsend
Sicilian U stommacu e i peri ????
Welsh Y bol a’r aelodau 1887 Gan Glan Alun

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