Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

77: The Stag Admires Himself in a Spring

      70-99 Other Wild Animals

            1-99 Wild Animals

                  1-299 ANIMAL TALES

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.

Examples

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

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