Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

577: The Order of the King

      560-649 Magic Objects

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

The three brothers; the oak in the king's castle yard. The king's daughter is promised to the one who is able to perform certain difficult tasks, usually to cut down a large tree. The three brothers set out, and the youngest is the only one who pays…

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
Asbjørnsen & Moe / George Dasent 1859 Norway English Boots and His Brothers

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