Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

77: The Stag Admires Himself in a Spring

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The stag admires himself in a spring. He is proud of his horns, ashamed of his legs. In flight his horns are caught and the dogs overtake him.


Aesop / Laura Gibbs 2002 Greece English The Stag and his Reflection

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