500-559 Supernatural Helpers
300-749 TALES OF MAGIC
I. Marriage to Animals. (a) A bankrupt man promises his daughters in in marriage in return for safety and money to three animals (bear, eagle, whale); or (b) three girls despairing of marriage say that they will marry any one even if it is an animal…
Three princesses are married to animals. The animals help their brother-in-law. See analysis: I a, c; II a, b; III b.
The unsuccessful imitation. See analysis: I b, c; II c, d.
|552||Giambattista Basile||????||Italy||English||The Three Enchanted Princes|
|552A||Vuk Stefanović Karadžić / Elodie L. Muatovich||1918||Serbia||English||Bash-Chalek; Or, True Steel|
|552||Giuseppe Pitrè||1870||Italy||Sicilian||Li tri figghi obbidienti|