Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

565: The Magic Mill

      560-649 Magic Objects

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

Grinds an enormous amount of meal or salt when the man who has stolen it cannot stop it. I. The Magic Mill (Pot). The hero or heroine receives (a) a magic pot that fills itself with porridge or (b) a mill that grinds meal or salt. (c) Only the owner…

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm / Margaret Hunt 1884 Germany English Sweet Porridge
Asbjørnsen & Moe / George Dasent 1859 Norway English Why the Sea Is Salt

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