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Perry's Index to the Aesopica

Perry reserves 433 for an aetiological account of a cult of Aphrodite established by a sailor who had been warned by Aphrodite to take a load of water and go sailing; he was able to sell the water to thirsty merchants who had been becalmed at sea and were thirsty. The anecdote comes from Plutarch's Aetia Graeca, 54 (303a).

You can find a compilation of Perry's index to the Aesopica in the gigantic appendix to his edition of Babrius and Phaedrus for the Loeb Classical Library (Harvard University Press: Cambridge, 1965). This book is an absolute must for anyone interested in the Aesopic fable tradition. Invaluable.