Index to Mkhitar Gosh's Fables


Aetna 62
Albatross 144
Alexander 165
Almond 23, 24
Anise 48
Ant 153, 154
Antioch 64
Aphrodisiac 31
Apple 11, 43
Apricot 15
Arax 63
Aret'usa 64
Ark 62
Armenia 62
Ass 104, 105
Assyria 62



Barley 36, 37, 189
Bat 156
Bean 40, 41, 42
Bear 47, 85, 86, 87, 106, 154
Beaver 96
Bee 87, 152
Bee-eater 159
Beet 50
Behemoth 65, 76
Bent grass 33
Betony, wood 29
Birch 25
Blackberry 7, 8, 9
Blackbird 133
Blue lucerne 33
Book 98
Broom 25
Buck-thorn 7, 18
Buffalo 107, 108
Butterfly 160

Cabbage 61
Camel 102
Carmel 62
Carpenter 165
Carrot 50, 56
Cat 91, 139
Caterpillar 160
Caucasian Aghbania/Aghuania 62
Chaldeans 103
Chestnut 23
Chickling vetch 47
Chickpea 40, 41, 42
Chicks 115, 121
Cicada 147
Cilicia 62
Cleric 87, 98, 104, 121, 133, 134, 178
Cock 76, 117, 128
Conger 73
Cook 86
Copper-worker 167
Coriander 48
Cormorant 121
Cotton 19
Crane 141
Crete 69
Crow 129, 131
Crustacean 73
Cuckoo 138, 143
Cucumber 59
Cumin 48
Curlew 143
Cypress 20


Date-palm 7, 151
Dews (supernatural spirits) 29, 156, 176, 182, 187
Doctors 49, 52
Dog 87, 88, 90, 95, 99
Dove 116, 126, 127, 138, 140
Dragon (vishap) 100, 109
Dragonfly 154
Drug 188
Dye 176


Eagle 76, 95, 114, 115, 123, 124
Earth 2, 6
Elephant 58, 101
Euphrates 63


Farmer 54, 165
Fennel 47
Field-fare 145
Fig 7, 10, 12
Fish 67, 68, 75
Fox 87, 88, 94, 98, 100
Frog 70, 74


Galen 49, 53, 173, 174
Galilee 62
Garlic 53, 55
Gehon 63
Genista 25
Georgian 144
Goat 76, 82, 83, 110
Gold 168
Goose 135
Goshawk 121
Grape 7
Greece 62, 161. 162


Hamaspran 26
Hawk 115, 116, 118
Hawthorn 34
Heath 25
Hen 60, 119, 125
Homeopathy 29
Honey 87, 152
Hoopoo 155
Horeb 62
Horse 76, 104, 161
Horsefly 154
Hunter 97, 137, 139
Hyena 93


India 161
Iron-worker 167


Jackdaw 135
Jonquil 30
Jordan 63
Jubjube 18


Kawkas 62
Kidney bean 44, 45
Kite 119
Korduk' 62
Kur 63


Laurel 20
Lentil 44
Leviathan 65, 66
Lily 26, 28, 30
Linen 164
Linseed 40
Lion 76, 84, 85, 86, 93, 106, 110
Lizard 113
Locust 158


Magpie 132
Marigold 30
Marjoram 31
Massis (Ararat) 62
Maybug 60
Meadow rue 33
Mellon 50, 57, 59
Merchant 60, 183
Milk 80
Millet 36, 38, 189
Mole 111, 113
Monkey 99
Moon 4, 5
Moses 62
Mosquito 154
Mouse 91, 129, 139
Muezzin 99
Mulberry 13
Mule 105
Murex 72
Muskmelon 60
Myrtle 25


Nasturtium 26, 27
Newt 113
Nightingale 146
Nile 64


Oak 24
Olive 13
Onion 54, 55
Orange 20
Orchid 33
Origan 33
Ostrich 120
Owl 123, 142
Ox 76, 77, 78


Palestine 62
Panther 92, 112
Parhatis 63
Partridge 137
Parxar 62
Pea 43, 45, 46
Peach 16
Peacock 60, 136
Pear 11
Pearl 183
Peasants 53, 78
Persia 64, 164
Physician 112
Pig 103
Pigeon 118, 140
Pine 7, 20, 22
Pinnamarina 71
P'ison 63
Planter 175, 181
Plants 7
Plato 101
Plum 15
Pomegranate 7, 10, 14
Pontus 62
Poplar 19
Poppy 49
Porcupine 111
Potter 170
Propontus 62
Prune 15


Quail 117
Quince 16


Rabbit 94, 95
Ram 76, 81
Raven 134
Reed 35
Robber 178, 182
Rose 25
Rose campion 30
Rue (P'egenay) 48
Rye 39


Salvia or Sage 31
Sandalwood 47
Sandbox tree 22
Sandpiper 149
Sargis 119
Sesame 40
Sheep 89, 100
Shepherd 172
Shoemaker 171
Skinner 169
Snake 122
Snowball tree 32
Solomon 166
Southern wood 33
Sowsbread or Cyclamen 50, 51
Sparrow 120, 122, 124, 130
Spinach 52
Stag 109
Stars 5
Stork 122
Sun 3, 32
Swallow 139
Swordfish 66


Tabor 62
Tambat 164
Tanner 169
Taurus 62
Thief 177
Tiger 97
Tigris 63
Tree 81
Tulip 30
Turnip 50, 56
Turtle 69


Vardapet (Doctor of the Church) 107
Vine 7, 8, 9
Violet 28
Vulture 134


Walnut 17, 24, 57
Wasp 154
Watermelon 50, 58
Wax 152
Weaver 164, 166
Weed 189
Werewolf 179
Whale 68
Wheat 36, 37, 168, 189
Wolf 79, 83, 85, 86, 88, 89, 106, 110
Wood betony 29
Worm 149
Wren 146



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