Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

459: The Make-Believe Son (Daughter)

      450-459 Brother or Sister

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

                  300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

The king turns out his eldest queen because she is childless. The maidservant informs the king that the queen has borne (a) a son or (b) a daughter but that the king must not see it. The queen is supplied a house and food. After some years the king…

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