Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

560: The Magic Ring

      560-649 Magic Objects

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

The grateful animals (cat and dog) recover it for him. See analysis below: I a, b; II; III; IV a. - ANALYSIS: Types 560 and 561. I. Magic Object Received. The hero receives a magic ring (stone) which will perform all the wishes of the owner, from (a)…

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
Giambattista Basile ???? Italy English The Stone in the Cock's Head
Asbjørnsen & Moe / George Dasent 1859 Norway English The Three Years Without Wages

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