Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

304: The Trained Hunter

      300-399 Supernatural Adversaries

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

The magic gun; the rescued princess; the impostor. (Often combined with Types 300, 302, 400, 554, 555, 675 or 950.) I. The Magic Gun. A youth receives a magic gun, (a) from a green clad huntsman or (b) from an old woman. II. Killing of Giants. (a)…


Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm ???? Germany English The skilful huntsman

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