Archilochus, fab 81 (Fox and the Monkey)



“After he danced at a gathering of unreasoning animals and earned a reputation, a monkey was elected their king.”


ἐν συνόδῳ τῶν ἀλόγων ζῴων πίθηκος ὀρκησάμενος καὶ εὐδοκιμήσας βασιλεὺς ὑπ᾿ αὐτῶν ἐχειροτονήθη



P. S. The Fox wins in the end

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