Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Author: Αἴσωπος

Original version in Ancient Greek

Country of origin: Greece

Story type: Tailless Fox Tries in Vain to Get Foxes to Cut off Tails (ATU 64)

Ἀλώπηξ κολουρός


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.

Armenian Պոչատ աղվեսը ????
Dutch De vos zonder staart ????
English The Fox Who Had Lost His Tail 1867 George Fyler Townsend
Manx Yn Shynnagh fegooish e Amman 1901 Edward Faragher
Sicilian A vurpi ca cura muzza ????
Welsh Y llwynog a gollodd ei gynffon 1887 Gan Glan Alun

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