Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Author: Αἴσωπος

Retold version in Ancient Greek

Country of origin: Greece

Story type: The Wolf and the Crane (ATU 76)


Βαβρίας (Ancient Greek) - viewaligned

Jean de La Fontaine (French) - viewaligned

B.S. Mang'anda (Swahili) - viewaligned

Λύκος καὶ ἐρωδιός


The original of this tale has been lost, or is not available in the database. There are many retellings of this tale, some of which are listed below.

Ancient Greek Λύκος καὶ ἐρωδιός ???? Βαβρίας
Basque Oxoa eta zikoina 1848 Jean de La Fontaine / Jean Baptiste Arxu
Dutch De wolf en de kraanvogel ????
Dutch De wolf en de reiger ????
English The Wolf and the Crane 1867 George Fyler Townsend
French Le Loup et la Cigogne 1668 Jean de La Fontaine
German Der Wolf und der Storch ???? Jean de La Fontaine
Middle Dutch Die wolf ende die crane 13CAD
Russian Волк и журавль 1806 Иван Крылов

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