Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

660: The Three Doctors

      650-699 Supernatural Power or Knowledge

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

The hog's heart, the thief's hand, the cat's eye. The three doctors make a trial of their skill [H504]. One removes one of his eyes, one his heart, and the other a hand [F668.1]. They are to replace them without injury the next morning [E782]. During…

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm 1812 Germany German Die drei Feldscherer

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