Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

503: Helpful Elves

      500-559 Supernatural Helpers

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

Dwarfs take hump from hunchback and place it on another man. I. The Dwarfs' Favor. (a) A wanderer takes part in a dance of the witches or people from below the earth (elves, dwarfs) or plays for them; or (b) adds to their song by naming more days of…


Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm 1812 Germany German Die Geschenke des kleinen Volkes

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