Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

314: The Golden-Haired

      300-399 Supernatural Adversaries

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

The Magic Flight. From the ogre's house. The fugitives throw magic objects behind them which become mountains, wood, or sea; or they change themselves into various animals or objects.

Variants

314A: The Shepherd and the Three Giants

He overcomes three giants, gets three horses at their castles and with these wins a tournament three times, defeats three ogres or helps the king thrice in battle.

Examples

ATUAuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
314 Asbjørnsen & Moe / George Dasent 1859 Norway English The Widow's Son

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