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The seventh page. I have copied parts of a fable ascribed to Aesop (sixth century BC) that can be found in the collection of fables made by the Roman fabulist Phaedrus (c. 15 BC – c. AD 50). I don't know if it really is an Aesopic fable. Many tales are ascribed to him, though some of them are of earlier or later origin. But never mind!

The titan Prometheus is sometimes said to have created the humanrace out of clay. According to the fable above, he got drunk after spending some time with Dionysos and gave some of the men female genitals, and vice versa, by mistake. That should explain the existence of homosexuals ("fairy" is a slang term referring to gay or effeminate men).
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