Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

537: The Flight with the Eagle

      500-559 Supernatural Helpers

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

I. The Speaking Eagle. A man aims to shoot an eagle, when suddenly the bird begins to speak like a human being [B211.3]. The man spares him. II. The Grateful Eagle. The bird has a wing broken. The man cares for it for three years and wastes all his…


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