Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

360: The Three Apprentices and the Devil

      300-399 Supernatural Adversaries

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

They receive money in return for the devil's power over them [M211]. The host of the inn kills a man and the boys are accused. They have pledged themselves always to say the same words: »we three,» »for gold» »that was right» [C495.2.1, M175].…

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm 1812 Germany German Die drei Handwerksburschen

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