Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

210: The Traveling Animals and the Wicked Man

      200-219 Domestic Animals

            1-299 ANIMAL TALES

The animals and objects hide themselves in various parts of a house. They punish with their characteristic powers the owner of the house and finally kill him. Cf. Type 130.

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm 1812 Germany German Das Lumpengesindel
Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm / Margaret Hunt 1884 Germany English Herr Korbes

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