Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

471: The Bridge to Another World

      460-499 Supernatural Tasks

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

The youngest of three brothers crosses into the other world and sees extraordinary things which are later explained. I. The Quest. Three brothers one after the other set out to search for their lost sister. (b) On the way they are appointed to herd…

Variants

471A: The Monk and the Bird

Years seem moments while man listens to song of bird.

Examples

ATUAuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
471 Asbjørnsen & Moe / George Dasent 1859 Norway English The Seven Foals

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