Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

710: The Black Madonna

      700-749 Other Tales of the Supernatural

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

A girl comes into possession of her foster mother through an unwitting promise to her father. The girl falsely denies having looked into a forbidden room, and becomes dumb. She becomes the wife of the king...

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
Giambattista Basile ???? Italy English Goat-Face
Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm / Margaret Hunt 1884 Germany English Our Lady's Child
Asbjørnsen & Moe / George Dasent 1859 Norway English The Lassie and Her Godmother

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