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).


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

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