Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

613: The Two Travelers: Truth and Falsehood

      560-649 Magic Objects

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

One puts out the other's eyes. The blind man overhears secrets under a tree (gallows) and recovers his sight. The wicked companion has his eyes put out or is killed. I. The Blinded Man. (a) Two travelers (brothers) dispute as to whether truth or…

Variants

613C: Sister and Brother healing the King

Examples

ATUAuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
613 Giambattista Basile 1634 Italy Neapolitan Li Dui Fratielle
613 Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm ???? Germany English The two travellers
613 Asbjørnsen & Moe / George Dasent 1859 Norway English True and Untrue
613 Adolfo Coelho 1879 Portugal Portuguese Mais vale quem Deus ajuda, que quem muito madruga

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