Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

511: One-Eye, Two-Eyes, and Three-Eyes

      500-559 Supernatural Helpers

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

Variants

511A: The Littler Red Ox

Cf. Type 302 I*. I. The Ox Helper. A stepbrother of One-Eye, Two-Eyes and Three-Eyes is cruelly treated by his stepmother and stepsisters. He is assisted by a magic ox which furnishes him food from his removable horn. II. Spying on the Ox. Theā€¦

Examples

ATUAuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
511 Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm / Margaret Hunt 1884 Germany English One-eye, two-eyes, and three-eyes

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