Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

533: Repressed Bride

      500-559 Supernatural Helpers

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

On the journey to her wedding the princess is forced by her waiting-maid to change clothes and places with her. The princess's horse is killed, but through the speaking horsehead which hangs on the wall, the betrayal is revealed. Cf. Types 403, 450.…

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm ???? Germany English The goose girl

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