Aesop's favorite story to tell was a fable
Aesop was a story teller. He loved fables and remembered all the fables he ever told! He as over a 100 fables. Not every fable was linked to him. Aesop made the fables for childrens plays. The fables had animals in them and the animals have human traits.
More about Aesop
The name Aesop is derived from the greek word Aethiop which means Ethiopia, so he could have been ben from that area but nobody knows. They described Aesop an Ugly, deformed dwarf in his biography of him. he was most likely African American. He might not have even existed.