Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

311: Rescue by the Sister

      300-399 Supernatural Adversaries

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

Rescue by the Sister, who deceives the ogre into carrying the girls in a sack (chest) back to their home. Cf. Types 312, 1132. I. The Forbidden Chamber. (a) Two sisters, one after the other, fall into an ogre's power, and are taken into a…


Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm 1812 Germany German Fitchers Vogel
Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm 1812 Germany German Häsichenbraut
Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm / Margaret Hunt 1884 Germany English Old Rinkrank
Asbjørnsen & Moe / George Dasent 1859 Norway English The Old Dame and Her Hen
Wentworth Webster ???? Spain English The Cobbler and His Three Daughters
Adolfo Coelho 1879 Portugal Portuguese O Colhereiro

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