Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

563: Three Magic Gifts

      560-649 Magic Objects

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

The stick compels the treacherous host of the inn to give back the table and the ass. See analysis below: I a, b, c, d; II a, (b) d. - ANALYSIS: Types 563 and 564. I. The Magic Objects. (a) A poor man receives three magic objects: (b) a table or sack…

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
Giambattista Basile 1634 Italy Neapolitan Lo cunto de l'uerco
Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm ???? Germany English The Wishing-Table, the Gold-Ass, and the Cudgel in the Sack
Asbjørnsen & Moe / George Dasent 1859 Norway English The Lad Who Went to the North Wind
Giuseppe Pitrè 1870 Italy Sicilian Lu scarpareddu mortu di fami
Giuseppe Pitrè 1870 Italy Sicilian La Munachedda
Adolfo Coelho 1879 Portugal Portuguese A Cacheirinha

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