Aesop settles down in the field for a nap. He dreams. And in his dream, Isis and the Nine Muses appear to him. The Goddess announces that She will give Aesop a voice and asks each of the Muses to bestow upon him a gift from Her own specialty. In addition to those nine gifts, They grant to him “the invention of words, and the weaving and construction of Greek stories.”Isis and … Aesop?