Fabulist, Storyteller, Author



The Kalila & Dimna Story at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) – London

 A storyteller’s bird’s-eye view of the fabulous travels of the 8th Century Arabic prose classic KALILA WA DIMNA, beginning from the Buddha’s JATAKA TALES in India circa 450 BCE until its arrival 2000 years later in England, translated in 1570 CE from the Italian by Sir Thomas North as THE MORAL PHILOSOPHIE OF DONI
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Ramsay Wood on ‘Kalila and Dimna’July 22, 2022 John Zada

Some of the oldest stories in the human repertoire are a collection of ancient animal tales, which have traversed the ages, and within which a few of Aesop’s fables offer us a faint and familiar echo. Read more

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