Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

430: Prince Donkey

      425-449 Husband

            400-459 Supernatural or Enchanted Wife (Husband) or Other Relative

                  300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

The prince transformed to an ass. Plays a lyre and is entertained at king's court. Becomes husband of a princess who disenchants him. For analysis see Type 425 (I a, II b).

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm ???? Germany English The donkey

back the ATU index