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Aesop: Quiz

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Question 1: Before this fatal episode, Aesop also met with Periander of ________, where Plutarch has him dining with the Seven Sages of Greece, sitting beside his friend Solon, whom he had met in Sardis.
Ancient CorinthCorinthAthensEphesus

Question 2: Diego Velásquez painted a portrait of Aesop (dated 1639-40) which is now in the collection of the ________.
Diego VelázquezMuseo del PradoPablo PicassoMadrid

Question 3: poet ________ called him "Aesop of Sardis,"[2] and the later writer Maximus of Tyre called him "the sage of Lydia.
EgyptGreek literatureGreeksCallimachus

Question 4: 620-564 BC), known for the genre of fables ascribed to him, was by tradition born a slave (δούλος) and was a contemporary of ________ and Solon in the mid-sixth century BC in ancient Greece.
DelphiCyrus the GreatCroesusAchaemenid Empire

Question 5: ________ while in prison turned some of the fables into verse.
PlutarchPlatoSocratesAristotle

Question 6: Phaedrus, a freedman of ________, rendered the fables into Latin.
DomitianAugustusTiberiusRoman Emperor

Question 7: Some editions of the volume were illustrated with an engraving by Francesco Bartolozzi of a work by painter ________ depicting Aesop and Rhodope.
RomeAngelica KauffmannMilanLeonardo da Vinci

Question 8: Another, more recent tradition depicts Aesop as a black African from ________.
SudanSomaliaEthiopiaEritrea

Question 9: In 1953, the teleplay "Aesop and Rhodope" by Helene Hanff was broadcast on ________.
Hallmark Hall of FameThe United States Steel HourGunsmokePlayhouse 90

Question 10: In 1998, ________ played the voice of Aesop in the episode "Hercules and the Kids" in the animated TV series Hercules.
Bob KeeshanCaptain KangarooDartmouth CollegeBabylon (village), New York







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