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N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z Abducted by Aliens. The fighters, trolls, elves, and the like. The Recovered Bride (Ireland). Taken by the Good People (Ireland). Twenty Years with the Good People (Ireland). Ethna the Bride (Ireland). Jamie Freel and the Young Lady (Ireland). Ned the Jockey (Wales). The Old Man and the Fairies (Wales). A Visit to Fairyland (Wales). Four Years in Faery (Isle of Man). The Lost Wife of Ballaleece (Isle of Man). On Fairies (England). The Lost Child (England). The Fairies' Hill (Scotland). The Stolen Lady (Scotland). Touching the Elements (Shetland Islands). The Aged Bride (Denmark). Smith Smith Rescues a Captured Woman from a Troll (Denmark). The Sea Nymph (Sweden). Advice Well Taken. Folktales of type 910B. The Three Advices (Ireland). The Three Adventures For The Son (Ireland). The Highlander Takes Three Advices from the English Farmer (Scotland). The Three Admonitions (Italy). The Prince Who Acquired Wisdom (India). Aesop. Aesop's Fables. Joseph Jacobs' classic Harvard Classics, vol. 17, part 1. This site is part of Great Books Online: bartleby.com. Aesop's Fables, edited by John R. Long. Aesop's Children. A selection of fables depicting the relationship between children and adults. Old Folks in Aesop's Fables. Aging and Death in Folklore. An essay by D.L. Ashliman, with supporting texts from proverbs, folktales, and myths from around the world. Air Castles. Tales of type 1430 about daydreams of wealth and fame. The Broken Pot (India, The Panchatantra). The Poor Man and the Flask of Oil (India, Bidpai) The Story of the Devotee Who's Spilled the Jar of Honey and Oil (India / Persia). Honey and Oil (Kalilah and Dimnah). The Daydreamer (India, Cecil Henry Bompas). Sheik Chilli (India, Alice Elizabeth Dracott). The Fakir and His Jar of Butter (1001 Nights). The Barber's Tale of His Fifth Brother (1001 Nights). Day-Dreaming (1001 Nights, retold by Joseph Jacobs). The Milkmaid and Her Pail (Aesop). Eathene Vessel (France, Jacques de Vitry) Called Truhana (Spain, Prince Don Juan Manuel). The Dairywoman and the Pot of Milk (France, Jean de La Fontaine). Lazy Heinz (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). Lean Lisa (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). Buttermilk Jack (England, Thomas Hughes). The Lad and the Fox (Sweden, Gabriel Djurklou). The Peasant and the Cucumbers (Russia, Leo Tolstoy). The Milkmaid and Her Bucket (USA, Ambrose Bierce). The $ 30,000 Bequest (USA, Mark Twain). Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves from the 1001 Nights. The classic "Open Sesame" tale (type 676). The Forty Thieves (retold by Andrew Lang). Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (translated by Richard F. Burton). Amleth, Prince of Denmark, from the Gesta Danorum of Saxo Grammaticus. It has been written that it has been a tradition to follow it, it’s written on 1602. Andersen, Hans Christian (1805-1875). Hans Christian Andersen: Fairy Tales and Stories. An excellent home page featuring Denmark's most famous writer. Andersen's fairytale tales, The H. C. Andersen Home Page. Links to Andersen's works in Danish. This site is sponsored by the Danish Royal Library. H. C. Andersen-Centret, a treasure trove of information (in Danish and in English) from the H. C. Andersen Center in Odense, Denmark. Androcles and the Lion. Tales of type 156, thus gaining the beast's eternal gratitude and loyalty. Androcles (Aesop). The Slave and the Lion (Aesop). Androcles and the Lion (Joseph Jacobs). The Lion and the Saint [Saint Jerome] (Andrew Lang). Of the Remembrance of Benefits (Gesta Romanorum). The Lion and the Thorn (Ambrose Bierce). Animal Brides. Folktales of type 402. Chonguita the Monkey Wife (Philippines). The Dog Bride (India). The Cat Who Became a Queen (India). The Mouse Maiden (Sri Lanka). The Frog's Skin (Georgia). The Tsarevna Frog (Russia). The Frog (Austria / Italy). The Frog's Bridegroom (Germany). Doll i 'the Grass (Norway). The She-Wolf (Croatia). Links to additional tales of type 402. Animal Brides and Animal Bridegrooms: Tales Told by North American Indians. The Bear Who Married a Woman (Tsimshian). The Girl Who Married the Crow (Thompson [Ntlakyapamuk]). The Woman Who Became a Horse (Thompson [Ntlakyapamuk]). The Woman Who Became a Horse (Skidi Pawnee). The Bear Woman (Okanagon). The Fish Man (Salish). The Man Who Married a Bear (Nez Percé). Woman Who Loved A Serpent Who Lived In A Lake (Passamaquoddy). Ant and Grasshopper. Fables of Aarne-Thompson-Uther type 280A, Perry Index number 373, The Cigala, Grasshopper (Aesop, Caxton, 1484). An Ant and a Grasshopper (Anianus, L'Estrange, 1692). An Ant Formerly a Man (Aesop, L'Estrange, 1692). The Ant and the Grasshopper (Aesop, Croxall, 1775). The Ant and the Grasshopper (Aesop, Bewick, 1818). The Ant and the Grasshopper (Aesop, James, 1848). The Ant and the Grasshopper (Aesop, Jacobs, 1894). The Grasshopper and the Ants (Aesop, Jones, 1912). The Grasshopper and the Ant (La Fontaine, 1668). The Grasshopper and the Ant (Ambrose Bierce, 1899). The Ants and the Grasshopper (Ambrose Bierce, 1899). The Story of the Little Red Hen (USA, 1874). Anti-Semitic Legends. A collection of legends reflecting anti-Jewish sentiment among European Christians. These tales, like their witchcraft analogs, illustrate an unfortunate chapter in human history. The Jews' Stone (Austria). The Girl Who Was Killed by Jews (Germany). Pfefferkorn the Jeweler at Halle (Germany). The Expulsion of the Jews from Prussia (Germany). The Bloody Children of the Jews (Germany). The Imprisoned Jewelery at Magdeburg (Germany). The Chapel of the Holy Body at Magdeburg (Germany). The Lost Jew (Germany). The Story of Judas (Italy). Malchus at the Column (Italy). Buttadeu (Sicily). The Matterhorn (Switzerland). The Jew in the Thorns (Germany). Arthur, Legendary King of Britain: Excerpts from his Life Story. Arthur's Conception and Birth. Arthur Is Chosen King. Arthur Gets the Sword of Excalibur from the Lady of the Lake. Arthur Marries Guinevere. Arthur Kills a Giant at Mont-Saint-Michel. Mordred's Treachery. Arthur's Death. Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen (1812-1885) and Moe, Jørgen (1813-1882).
Norske Folkeeventyr. The classic collection of Norwegian folktales, here in the Norwegian language. A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M

N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z Bald Stories: Folktales about Hairless Men. A Man and Two Wives (Aesop - L'Estrange, type 1394). The Man and His Two Wives (Aesop - Jacobs, type 1394). The Middle Aged Man (Jean de la Fontaine, type 1394). A Horse-Man's Wig Blown Off (Avianus). The Bald Man and the Fly (Aesop, type 1586). The Pedant, the Bald Man, and the Barber (Europe, type 1284). The Foolish Bald Man and the Foolish Who Him Pelted Him (India). How Saint Peter Lost His Hair (Germany, type 774J). Old Hanrahan (Ireland). How Come Buzzard to Have a Bald Head (African-American). The Bear Trainer and His Cat. Aarne-Thompson-Uther type 1161 (also categorized as migrant of Christiansen type 6015), then quickly pets. Peer Gynt and the Trolls (Norway). The Cat on the Dovrefjell (Norway). The Cat of Norrhult (Sweden). The Troll and the Bear (Denmark). The Kobold and the Polar Bear (Germany). The Cat Mill (Germany). The Water Nix in the Oil Mill near Frauendorf (Germany). The Water-Man (Moravia). Kelpie and the Boar (Scotland). By the way, it becomes a pact with the devil. Bearskin (Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen, Germany). Bearskin (Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, Germany). The Devil as Partner (Switzerland). Hell's Gatekeeper (Austria). Never-Wash (Russia). Don Giovanni de la Fortuna (Sicily). The Reward of Kindness (Philippines) Beauty and the Beast. Folktales of type 425C. Beauty and the Beast (Reconstructed from various European sources by Joseph Jacobs). Beauty and the Beast (France, Jeanne-Marie LePrince de Beaumont). The Story of Beauty and the Beast (France, Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve). Beauty and the Beast (France, Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve [abridged and retold by Andrew Lang]). The Small-Tooth Dog (England, Sidney Oldall Addy). Rose (Irish-American). The Summer and Winter Garden (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Singing, Springing Lark (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Clinking Clanking Lowesleaf (Germany, Carl and Theodor Colshorn). The Little Nut Twig (Germany, Ludwig Bechstein). Little Broomstick (Germany, Ludwig Bechstein). The Enchanted Frog (Germany, Carl and Theodor Colshorn). Beauty and the Horse (Denmark, J. Christian Bay). The Singing Rose (Austria, Ignaz and Joseph Zingerle). The Bear Prince (Switzerland, Otto Sutermeister). Beauty and the Beast (Basque, Wentworth Webster). Zelinda and the Monster (Italy, Thomas Frederick Crane). The Snake-Prince (Greece, Lucy M. J. Garnett). The Enchanted Tsarévich (Russia, Alexander Afanasyev). The Fairy Serpent (China, Adele M. Fielde). Bells. The Bell of Justice. Folktales of 207C, Of Right Victory (Gesta Romanorum). The Emperor Charlemagne and the Serpent (Switzerland). The Bell of Atri (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Tales of a Wayside Inn). The Dumb Plaintiff (Germany). Sunken Bells. Legends of type 7070. Kentsham Bell (Herefordshire, England). The Bells of Forrabury Church (Cornwall, England). The Bosham Bell (Sussex, England). The Whitby Abbey Bells (Yorkshire, England). The Whitby Abbey Bells (Yorkshire, England). The Buried Chime (Yorkshire, England). The Bells of Brinkburn (Brinkburn / Durham, England). Beowulf: A Summary in English Prose. Big Peter and Little Peter, a classic trickster tale of type 1535 from Norway. The Bird's Three Precepts. Three pieces of advice. Of Hearing Good Counsel (Gesta Romanorum). The Three Proverbs (Poland). The Birthmarks of the Princess. Folktales of type 850 in this case. The Swineherd Who Married a Princess (Europe). The Princess's Birthmarks (Denmark). The Pig-Boy and the Princess (Germany). The Nobleman's Daughter and the Shepherd (Germany). Three Golden Hairs (Wendish). The Emperor's Daughter and the Swineherd (Slavic). The Shepherd and the King's Daughter (Serbia). The Enchanted Lambs (Russia). The Youngest Prince and The Youngest Princess (Hungary). The Rivals (Bukovina). The Pearl Queen (Germany). The Swineherd (Hans Christian Andersen). The Clever Little Tailor (Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Black School. Migratory legends of type 3000, The Black School (Iceland). Black Airt (Scotland). The Blind Men and the Elephant. Parables of type 1317. The Blind Men and the Elephant (The Udāna). The Angel of the Truth. All the Faiths and the Elephant (Ramakrishna) and the Elephant: A Hindoo Fable (John Godfrey Saxe). The King and the Elephants (Leo Tolstoy). The Blood Brothers, a European folktale of type 303. The Blue Light by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm: A Comparison of the Versions of 1815 and 1857. The Blue Light. Folktales of type 562. The Blue Light (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Deserter with the Tinderbox (Austria, J.R. Bünker). The Iron Man (Germany, August Ey). The Three Dogs (Germany, Georg Schambach and Wilhelm Müller). The Soldier and the Tinderbox (Germany, Wilhelm Busch). The Giants and the Tinderbox (Germany, Heinrich Pröhle). The Transverse Flute (Germany, Carl and Theodor Colshorn). The Tinderbox (Denmark, Hans Christian Andersen). Lars, My Lad! (Sweden, G. Djurklo). Sir Buzz (India, Flora Annie Steel). Bluebeard. There are a number of women and women abductors. Bluebeard (France, Charles Perrault). King Bluebeard (Germany). Don Firriulieddu (Italy). The Little Boy and His Dogs (African-American, Joel Chandler Harris). Blue-Beard (North Carolina, USA). The Chosen Suitor (Antigua, British West Indies). The Brahman Girl That Married a Tiger (India). The Blue Belt. A folktale from Norway, collected in the mid nineteenth century by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Moe. It was described in the Prose of Edor of Snorri Sturluson. Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375). The Decameron Web. Sponsored by the Italian Studies Department at Brown University. The Boy Who Had Never Seen a Woman. Tales of type 1678. The Enchanted Pear Tree. Tales of type 1423. The Three-Ring Parable. Tales of type 972. Griselda (type 887). The Boy Who Had Never Seen a Woman. Tales of types 1678 and 1459. Abstracted from The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio. A Young Monk Wanted to Have a Goose (Germany). An Inexperienced Youth (Italy, The Facetiæ of Poggio). Breaking Wind: Legendary Farts. The Historic Fart (1001 Nights). The Hodja as Envoy to the Kurds (Turkey). How Till Eulenspiegel Became a Furrier's Apprentice (Germany). Till Eulenspiegel and the Innkeeper at Cologne (Germany). Deceiving the Devil (Germany). The Bremen Town Musicians of 130; The Bremen Town Musicians (Germany). The Robber and the Farm Animals (Germany / Switzerland). Sheep and the Pig Who Set Up House (Norway). The Animals and the Devil (Finland). The Choristers of St. Gudule (Flanders). The Story of the White Pet (Scotland). The Bull, the Tup, the Cock, and the Steg (England). Jack and His Comrades (Ireland). How Jack Went to Seek His Fortune, version 1 (USA) How Jack Went to Seek His Fortune, version 2 (USA). The Dog, The Cat, The Ass, And The Cock (USA). Benibaire (Spain). The World's Reward (South Africa). Bride Tests. Folktales about housekeeping tests used for choosing a bride. The Hurds (type 1451, Germany). Choosing a Bride (type 1452, Germany). The Cheese Test (type 1452, Switzerland). The Storehouse Key in the Distaff (type 1453, Norway). The Suitor (types 1450, 1453, and 1457; Denmark). Brothers.

The Blood Brothers, a European folktale of type 303.

The Brothers Who Were Turned into Birds, folktales of type 451. The Seven Doves (Italy, Giambattista Basile). The Curse of the Seven Children (Italy). The Bewitched Brothers (Romania). The Twelve Brothers (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Seven Ravens (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Six Swans (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Twelve Wild Ducks (Norway, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe). The Wild Swans (Denmark, Hans Christian Andersen). The Little Sister: The Story of Suyettar and the Nine Brothers (Finland). The Twelve Wild Geese (Ireland). The Sister and Her Seven Brothers (Basque). Udea and Her Seven Brothers (Libya). Bump in the Night. Scottish Prayer. When the Whole Earth Was Overrun with Ghosts (England). A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M

N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z Cain and Abel. Scriptures and folktales. Cain and Abel (Genesis). The Story of the Two Sons of Adam (The Koran). Cain and Abel (Jewish Legend). Kabil and Habil (Palestine). Cain and Abel (Turkey). Cain and Abel (Turkey [Armenian]). Abel and Cain (Italy). The First Grave (Poland). Cannibalism.
The Place Where There Were No Graves. Folktales about eating dead people. The Place Where There Were No Graves (Egypt). The Country Where Death Is Not (Sudan). Cat and Mouse. Fables about cats and mice. Cat and Mouse in Partnership (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm), type 15. Mouse and Mouser (England), type 111. Belling the Cat (Aesop), type 110. The Cat and the Mice (Aesop), type 113. The Hypocritical Cat (Tibet), type 113B. The Cat and the Mice (Tibet), type 113B. The Cat as Holy Man (Palestine), type 113B. The Town Mouse and the Field Mouse (Romania), types 112 and 113B. The Cat and the Mouse (Romania), type 200. Cattarinetta, a folktale from Italy of type 333A about a witch. Censorship in Folklore: An Essay by D. L. Ashliman. Chain tales (also known as cumulative tales). Type 2015: Nanny Who Wouldn't Go Home to Supper (Norway). Type 2022: Mourning the Death of a Spouse. Little Louse and Little Flea (Germany). Titty Mouse and Tatty Mouse (England). The Cock Who Fell into the Brewing Vat (Norway). The Cat and the Mouse (Italy). The Death and Burial of Poor Hen-Sparrow (Pakistan). Type 2025: The Runaway Pancake. The Pancake (Norway). The Runaway Pancake (Germany). The Thick, Fat Pancake (Germany). Dathera Dad (England). The Wonderful Cake (Ireland). The Wee Bunnock (Scotland [Ayrshire]). The Wee Bannock (Scotland [Dumfriesshire]). The Wee Bannock (Scotland [Selkirkshire]). The Fox and the Little Bonnach (Scotland). The Gingerbread Boy (USA). The Johnny-Cake (USA). The Little Cakeen (USA). The Devil in the Dough-Pan (Russia). Type 2030. The Old Woman and Her Pig (England). Moorachug and Meenachug (Scotland). The Wife and Her Bush of Berries (Scotland). The Wifie an Her Kidie (Scotland). Nanny Who Wouldn't Go Home to Supper (Norway). Type 2031C: The Mouse The Transformed Mouse Seeks a Bridegroom (India). A Story on Caste (India). The Rats and Their Daughter (Japan). A Bridegroom for Miss Mole (Korea). The Most Powerful Husband in the World (French North Africa). The Vole Who Sought a Wife (Marie de France). The Mouse Metamorphosed into a Maid (Jean de La Fontaine). The Story of the Rat and Her Journey to God (Romania). Type 2032. The Cock and the Mouse (Italy). The Sexton's Nose (Italy). Type 20C (formerly type 2033): The End of the World (The Sky Is Falling In). Flight of the Beasts (India). The Flight of the Beasts (Tibet). The Story of Chicken-Licken (England). Henny-Penny and Her Fellow Travelers (Scotland). Henny-Penny (England / Australia). The End Of The World (Ireland). The Little Chicken Kluk and His Companions (Denmark). The End of the World (Flanders). Brother Rabbit Takes Some Exercise (African-American). Type 2034D. The Grain of Corn (India). The Little Blackbird (India). Type 2035: The House That Jack Built. Type 2043: What Have You Got There? (children's games with chain-tale narratives. Tikki Tikki Tembo. A chain tale). Changeling legends.
Fairies, trolls, elves, and devils kidnap human children, leaving their own children. Changelings: An Essay by D.L. Ashliman. The Changeling. A poem by James Russell Lowell. The Changeling. A ballad by John Greenleaf Whittier. Changeling Legends from the British Isles. Stories from England, Wales, Isle of Man, Scotland, and Ireland. German Changeling Legends. Stories from German-speaking countries. Scandinavian Changeling Legends. Stories from Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Charms against Sprains. It was taken during the nineteenth century (Merseburger Zauberspruch) number 2 from Germany. Chaucer, Geoffrey (ca. 1340-1400). The Enchanted Pear Tree. Tales of type 1423. Child Custody. Tales of type 926 in which a person decides a disputed child custody case. Solomon and the Two Women (Bible, First Book of Kings). The Iugement of the Salon (Geoffroy de La Tour Landry). The Future Buddha as a Wise Judge (The Jataka Tales). The Question Regarding The Son (Ummaga Jataka). The Brahman and His Two Wives (Telugu Folktale). China.
A Chinese Creation and Flood Myth from the Miao people. Cinderella. Aarne-Thompson-Uther folktale type 510A The Cinder Maid (reconstructed from various European sources by Joseph Jacobs). Cinderella; or, The Little Glass Slipper (France). Cinderella (Germany). Katie Woodencloak (Norway). The Broken Pitcher (England). Ashey Pelt (Ireland). Fair, Brown, and Trembling (Ireland). The Sharp Gray Sheep (Scotland). Rashin-Coatie (Scotland). The Hearth-Cat (Portugal). Cinderella (Italy). Little Saddleslut (Greece). Conkiajgharuna, the Little Rag Girl (Georgia). Pepelyouga (Serbia). The Wonderful Birch (Russia). The Baba Yaga (Russia). The Wicked Stepmother (Kashmir). Maria and the Golden Slipper (Philippines). The Poor Turkey Girl (Native American, Zuni). The Turkey Herd (Native American, Zuni). The Indian Cinderella (Native American). Link to The Green Knight (Denmark). Link to The Father Who Wanted His Marry His Daughter. Folktales of type 510B. Clothes Make the Man. Folktales of type 1558. The Brahman's Clothes (India). Nasreddin Hodja at a Bridal Festival (Turkey). Eat, My Clothes! (Italy). Heroes They Seemed When Once They Were Clothed (Iceland). A Corpse Claims Its Property. Ghost stories of type 366. White Cap (Iceland). The Shroud (Russia). The Stolen Liver (Poland). Ahlemann (Germany). The Man from the Gallows (Germany). The Burial Dress (Germany). The Audacious Girl (Germany). The Golden Leg (Germany). Saddaedda (Italy). The Golden Arm (England). The Golden Cup (England). Teeny-Tiny (England). Give Me My Teeth (England). The Old Man at the White House (England). A Ghost Story (African-American, Joel Chandler Harris). How to Tell a Story: The Golden Arm (African-American, Mark Twain). Creation and origin myths. Blackfoot Creation and Origin Myths. The Making of the Earth. Languages ​​Confused on a Mountain. Order of Life and Death. Why People Die Forever. The First Marriage. Old Man Leads a Migration. Old Man and the Great Spirit. A Chinese Creation and Flood Myth from the Miao people. Creation Myths from the Philippines. How the World Was Made. The Creation (Igorot). Came to Be (Bukidnon). Origin (Bagobo). The Story of the Creation (Bilaan). In the Beginning (Bilaan). The Children of the Limokon (Mandaya). The Creation Story (Tagalog). The Raelian Creation of Life on Earth. In the world of the world of the world, it has been established. God created. According to The First Book of Moses, it is called Genesis. Legendary Origins. The Origin of the Wrekin (England). Bomere Pool (England). The Origin of Tis Lake (Denmark). The Origin of the Island Hiddensee (Germany). The Origin of Underground People. Legends about elves and other hidden creatures. Origin of the Hidden People (Iceland). When Satan Was Casting Out Of Heaven (Sweden). Origin of the Underground People in Amrum (Germany). Origin of the Elemental Spirits in Bohemia (Bohemia). Origin of the Fairies (Wales). Paiute Creation and Origin Legends. Crop Division between Man and Ogre. Folktales of type 1030. The Farmer and the Devil on the Island of France (France, François Rabelais). The Troll Outwitted (Denmark). The Bear and the Fox Go into Partnership (Norway). The Fox and the Wolf Plant Oats and Potatoes (Scotland). The Farmer and the Boggart (England). The Bogie and the Farmer (England). Jack o 'Kent and the Devil: The Tops and the Butts (England). Th 'Man an' th 'Boggard (England). Above the Ground and Under the Ground (USA). The Peasant and the Devil (Germany). Saint John and the Devil (Italy / Austria). The Peasant and the Bear (Russia). Mercury and the Traveler (Aesop). Cupid and Psyche writer by Lucius Apuleius. A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M

N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z Death of a Child: Folktales about Excessive Mustons (A Buddhist parable). The Death of a Dearly Loved Grandson (A Buddhist parable from The Udana). Ubbiri: Why Weep for Eighty-Four Thousand Daughters (A Buddhist parable). The Burial Shirt (Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). A Mother's Tears (Thomas of Cantimpré). Let the Dead Rest (Germany). Grief-Stricken Mothers (Germany). The Sad Little Angel (Germany). Excessive Grief for the Dead (England). Death of the Underground Cats. Migratory legends of type 6070B and tales of Aarne-Thompson-Uther type 113A. Torke's Child Is Dead / Kilian's Child Is Dead (Germany). Hübel and Habel (Germany). Prilling and Pralling Is Dead (Germany). Pingel Is Dead! (Germany). The Unknown Girl (Germany). King Pippe Is Dead! (Denmark). The Troll Turned Cat (Denmark). The Cat of the Carman's Stage (Ireland). The King of the Cats (Ireland). The King of the Cats (Scotland). The King o 'the Cats (England). Dildrum, King of the Cats (England). Mally Dixon (England). Johnny Reed's Cat (England). Le Petit Colin (Guernsey). It is a fairytale tale by the Grimm brothers. Devil.
Married Sisters and Others 311 tales. How the Devil Married Three Sisters (Italy). The Cobbler and His Three Daughters (Basque). Your Hen Is in the Mountain (Norway). Fitcher's Bird (Germany). The Hare's Bride (Germany). The Three Chests: The Story of the Wicked Old Man of the Sea (Finland). The Widow and Her Daughters (Scotland). Peerifool (Scotland). The Secret Room (USA). Zerendac (Palestine). The Tiger's Bride (India). The Devil (or Ogre) and the Gun. Folktales of type 1157 in which a stupid ogre is tricked into shooting himself. How the Devil Played the Flute (Germany). The Origin of the Jack-o'-Lantern (Wales). Devil's Bridge Legends. Folktales of type 1191, it is expected as payment. The Sachsenhäuser Bridge at Frankfurt (Germany). The Bamberg Cathedral and Bridge (Germany). The Devil's Bridge in Lake Galenbeck (Germany). The Devil's Bridge (Austria). The Devil's Bridge (Switzerland). The Devil's Bridge (Switzerland / France). The Devil's Bridge in Cardiganshire (Wales). The Devil's Bridge (Wales). The Devil's Bridge (Wales). The Devil's Bridge at Kirkby (England). The Bridge at Kentchurch (England). The Devil's Bridge (England). Kilgrim Bridge (England). Dividing Souls in the Graveyard. Folktales of type 1791. The Miller and the Tailor (England). The Bag of Nuts (Derbyshire, England). Mother Elston's Bag of Nuts (Devonshire, England). Tom Daly and the Nut-Eating Ghost (Ireland). Dividing the Souls (Virginia, USA). Dividing the Souls (North Carolina, USA). Doctor of folklore of the type 1641 about at the right time. The Cobbler Turned Doctor (Attributed to Aesop). Harisarman (India). The Stolen Treasure (India). The Four Jogis (India). Crab (Italy). Doctor Know-All (Germany). Doctor Cure-All (Ireland). Black Robin (Wales). Doctor and Detective (Denmark). The Charcoal Burner (Norway). John the Conjurer (Spain). Suan's Good Luck (Philippines). Dragon Slayers: An Index Page. Dream.

Dream Bread. Tales of type 1626. The Three Dreams (Petrus Alphonsi). The Three Travelers (The Masnavi). Jesus, Peter, and Judas (The Toledot Yeshu). Of the Deceits of the Devil (Gesta Romanorum). Comical History of Three Dreamers. (Spain). The "Dream-Bread" Story Once More (USA). The Three Travelers and the Load (W. A. ​​Clouston).

Dream Treasure Turns to Filth. Tales of type 1645b. A man who found himself in gold during his sleep (Poggio Bracciolini). Hadja Dreams That He Had Found a Treasure (Attributed to Nasreddin Hodja).

The man who has come through. The Ruined Man Who Became Rich Again Through The Dream (The 1001 Nights). A Man of Baghdad (Persia). Numan's Dream (Turkey). His Own Yard (Turkey). The Peddler of Swaffham (England). The Swaffham Legend (England). A Cobbler in Somersetshire (England). Upsall Castle (England). Dundonald Castle (Scotland). Themselves (Isle of Man). Dreaming Tim Jarvis (Ireland). The Bridge of the Kist (Ireland). The Dream of Treasure Under The Bridge at Limerick (Ireland). The Dream of the Treasure on the Bridge (Germany). The Dream of Treasure (Austria). The Dream of the Zirl Bridge (Austria). The Church at Erritsø (Denmark). A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M

N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z East of the Sun and the Moon. A classic animal bridegroom tale from the Norwegian collection of Asbjørnsen and Moe. Eat Me When I'm Fatter. Fables of type 122F. The Sheep, the Lamb, the Wolf, and the Hare (Tibet). The Lambikin (India). The Fisher and the Little Fish (Aesop). The Dog and the Wolf (Bohemia). Mr. Hawk and Brother Rabbit (African-America). Edenhall, The Luck of. The Luck of Edenhall (1). A fairy legend from Cumberland, England. The Luck of Eden Hall (2). Another version of the above legend. The Luck of Eden Hall (3). A third version of the above legend. Das Glück von Edenhall. A German ballad by Ludwig Uhland. The Luck of Edenhall. Uhland's ballad by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The Emperor's New Clothes (Denmark, Hans Christian Andersen). The Invisible Cloth (Spain). How Eulenspiegel Painted The Forces of the Landgrave of Hessen (Germany). The Miller with the Golden Thumb (England). The King's New Turban (Turkey). The King and the Clever Girl (India). The Invisible Silk Robe (Sri Lanka). End of the World. Folktales type 20C, in which the storytellers are from around the world. The Timid Hare and the Flight of the Beasts (India, The Jataka Tales). The Flight of the Beasts (Tibet, Anton Schiefner). The Story of Chicken-Licken (England, James Orchard Halli-Phillipps). Henny-Penny and Her Fellow Travelers (Scotland, Robert Chambers). Henny-Penny (England / Australia). The End of the World (Ireland, Patrick Kennedy). The Cock and the Henry (Norway, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Moe). The Little Chicken Kluk and His Companions (Denmark, Benjamin Thorpe). The End of the World (Flanders, Jean de Bosschère). Brother Rabbit Takes Some Exercise (African-American, Joel Chandler Harris). England
Folklore, Folktales, and Fairy Tales from England, a number of digitized books. Ertha, the Germanic Earth Goddess. The German deity of variously named Ertha, Hertha, Nerthus, or Mother Earth. Bertha or Frau Holle. A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M

N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z Fairies' Hope for Christian Salvation. Migratory legends of type 5050. A Redeemer for the Elves? (Sweden). Salvation for the Neck (Sweden). The Water Nymph (Sweden). The Prospects of the Huldre-Folk for Salvation (Norway). The Trolls Desire to Be Saved (Denmark). The Clergyman and the Dwarfs (Denmark). When We Cease to Exist .... (An excerpt from "The Little Mermaid" by Hans Christian Andersen). A Ross-shire Narrative (Scotland). The Priest's Supper (Ireland). The Belated Priest (Ireland). The First Turf Fire (Ireland). A Fairy Captured. Migratory legends of type 6010. A Fairy Caught (England). Skillywidden the Fairy (England). Colman Gray (England). A Woman Caught a Fairy (Wales). The Wonderful Plow (Germany). Krachöhrle! Where are you you (Germany). Link to The Leprechaun: Ireland's Fairy Shoemaker, additional tales about captured fairies. Fairy Cup Legends. Migratory Leasends of Abandoned Poles 6051. The Oldenburg Horn (Germany, Hermann Hamelmann). The Oldenburg Horn (Germany, Adalbert Kuhn and Wilhelm Schwartz). The Osenberg Dwarfs (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Stolen Cup (Germany, Karl Müllenhoff). Church Cups (Germany / Denmark, Karl Müllenhoff). The Altar Cup in Aagerup [Ågerup] (Denmark, Thomas Keightley). Svend Fælling and the Elle-Maid (Denmark, J.M. Thiele). The Öiestad [Øyestad] Horn (Norway, Benjamin Thorpe). The Trolls Celebrate Christmas (Sweden, Benjamin Thorpe). Origin of the Noble Name of Trolle (Sweden, Benjamin Thorpe). The Fairy Banquet (England, William of Newburgh). The Fairy Horn (England, Gervase of Tilbury). The Story of the Fairy Horn (England, Ernest Rhys). The Rillaton Gold Cup (England, Sabine Baring-Gould). The Luck of Edenhall [Eden Hall] (England). The Fairy Cup of Kirk Malew (Isle of Man, George Waldron). The Silver Cup (Isle of Man, Sophia Morrison). The Trowie Pig (Scotland, John Nicolson). The Fairy Flag of Dunraven Castle. Legends from the Scottish Isle of Sky about a gift from a fairy lover. Fairy Gifts. Stories of type 503 from the "hidden people." The Fairies and the Hump-Back (Scotland). The Hunchback of Willow Brake (Scotland). The Legend of Knockgrafton (Ireland). The Palace in the Rath (Ireland). A Fairy Tale in the Ancient English Style (Thomas Parnell). Billy Beg, Tom Beg, and the Fairies (Isle of Man). The Story of the Picardy (France) The Tailor on the Brocken (Germany). The Gifts of the Mountain Spirits (Germany). The Gifts of the Little People (Germany). The Two Humpbacks (Italy). The Elves and the Envious Neighbor (Japan). How an Old Man Lost His Wen (Japan). The Story of Hok and the Dwarfs (China). Fairy Theft. Legends about thieving fairies. Of the Subterranean Inhabitants (Scotland). Fairy Theft (Scotland). Fairy Control over Crops (Ireland). Fairies on May Day (Ireland). The Sidhe (Ireland). The Silver Cup (Isle of Man). The Three Cows (England). A "Verry Volk" Fest (Wales and Brittany). Riechert the Smith (Germany). The Faithful Wife. Folktales of type 888. Of Chastity (Gesta Romanorum). The Man Hitched to a Plow (France / Germany). Conrad von Tannenberg (Germany). The Lute Player (Russia). A Story Told by a Hindu (India). Link to Andreas Grein of Purbach, related legend of Turkish slavery from Burgenland, Austria. Father-daughter incest.
The Father Who Wanted to Marry His Daughter. Folktales of type 510B. Doralice (Italy, Giovanni Francesco Straparola). The She-Bear (Italy, Giambattista Basile). Donkey Skin (France, Charles Perrault). Ass-Skin (Basque, Wentworth Webster). All-Kinds-of-Fur, also known as "Allerleirauh" (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, version of 1812, with a link to the version of 1857). Cinder Blower (Germany, Karl Bartsch). Kaiser Heinrich in Sudemer Mountain (Germany, A. Kuhn and W. Schwartz). Broomthrow, Brushthrow, Combthrow (Austria, Theodor Vernaleken). The Emperor's Daughter in the Pig Stall (Romania, Arthur and Albert Schott). Fair Maria Wood Italy (Thomas Frederick Crane). Maria Wood (Italy, Rachel Harriette Busk). All-Kinds-of-Fur (Greece, J. G. von Hahn). Princess (Portugal, Consiglieri Pedroso). The Horse's Skin (Portugal, Francisco Adolpho Coelho). The King Who Wished to Marry His Daughter (Scotland, J. F. Campbell). Morag a Chota Bhain - Margery White Coats (Scotland, J.F. Campbell). Rashen Coatie (Scotland, Peter Buchan). The Princess and the Golden Cow (England, Isabella Barclay). The Story of Catskin (England, James Orchard Halliwell). The Princess in the Cat-Skins (Ireland, Patrick Kennedy). The Beautiful Princess (Lithuania, August Schleicher). Pigskin (Little Russia [Ukraine], Alexander Afanasyev). Kniaz Danila Govorila (Russia, Alexander Afanasyev). Seggu-Jataka: How a Pious Greengrocer Tested His Daughter's Virtue (India, The Jataka). Faust Legends. Stories about mortals who enter into contracts with the demonic powers. Doctor Johann Faustus (Germany, abstracted from the Faust Chapbook of 1587). Dr. Faust at Boxberg Castle (Germany, Bernhard Baader). Faust's Book of Hell's Charms (Germany, Hermann Harrys). Dr. Faust's Hell-Master (Germany, Joh. Aug. Ernst Köhler). Dr. Faust in Erfurt (Germany, J.G. Th. Grässe). Dr. Faust and Melanchton in Wittenberg (Germany, J.G. Th. Grässe). Dr. Faust in Anhalt (Germany, Ludwig Bechstein). A Scholar Assigns Himself to the Devil (Denmark). Doctor Faustus Was a Good Man (1) (a nursery rhyme from England). Doctor Faustus Was a Good Man (2) (a nursery rhyme from England). Devil Compacts (Scotland). Dafydd Hiraddug and the Crow Barn (Wales, Elias Owen). Selected literary works based on the Faust Legend. Selected musical works based on the Faust Legend. The Fisherman, His Wife and Other Tales of Dissatisfaction and Greed. The Fisherman and His Wife (Germany). Hanns Dudeldee (Germany). The Old Man, His Wife, and the Fish (Russia). The Stonecutter (Japan). The Bullock's Balls (India). Flood Myths from the Philippines. The Flood Story (Igorot). The Flood Story (Bukidnon). The Flying Dutchman. Legends about a seaman cursed to sail the oceans forever. A Common Superstition of Mariners (Scotland, 1803). The Story of the Flying Dutchman (A Voyage to New South Wales, 1795). Vanderdecken's Message Home (Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, 1821). The Fable of the Flying Dutchman (Heinrich Heine, The Memoirs of Herr von Schnabelewopski, 1833). We Meet the Flying Dutchman (The Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship "Bacchante," 1881). Links to additional texts. The Foolish Friendly Type 1586, which has been associated with catastrophic consequences. The Mosquito and the Carpenter (The Jataka Tales). The Foolish Friend (The Panchatantra). The Gardner and the Bear (Bidpai). The Stupid Boy (Sri Lanka). The Seven Wise Men of Buneyr (Pakistan). The Bald Man and the Fly (Aesop). The Bear and the Amateur of Gardening (Jean de la Fontaine). Fortunio (Giovanni Francesco Straparola). Giufà and the Judge (Italy). The Little Omelet (Italy). Permission Granted, but Probably Regreted (Switzerland). Foolish Hans (Austria-Hungary). The Blockhead and the Judge (England). The Tale of the Butter Tub (Iceland). The Seven Crazy Fellows (Philippines). The Monkeys and the Dragonflies (Philippines). Foolish Wishes. Foolish use of magic wishes. The Two-Headed Weaver (The Panchatantra). The Three Wishes (1001 Nights). The Ridiculous Wishes (France, Charles Perrault). The Sausage (Sweden, Gabriel Djurklou). Loppi and Lappi (Estonia, Friedrich Kreutzwald). The Wishes (Hungary, W. Henry Jones and Lewis L. Kropf). The Woodman's Three Wishes (England, Thomas Sternberg). The Three Wishes (England, Joseph Jacobs). The Monkey's Paw (England, W. W. Jacobs). A Fool Is Not Riding. Folktales of type 1288A. The Simpleton with Ten Asses (Turkey). The Hodja and His Eight Donkeys (Turkey). Donkey He Is Riding (Palestine). The Fool Whose Wishes All Came true Folktales of type 675. Hans Dumb (Germany). Stupid Michel (Germany). Lazy Lars, Who Won the Princess (Denmark). Emelyan the Fool (Russia). Halfman (Greece). Juvadi and the Princess (Italy). Peter the Fool (Giovanni Francesco Straparola, The Facetious Nights). Peruonto (Giambattista Basile, The Pentamerone). Fools Cannot Count Them. Folktales of type 1287. The Twelve Men of Gotham (England). The Five Traveling Journeymen (Germany). The Seven Wise Men of Buneyr (Pakistan). The Lost Peasant (Kashmir). How the Kadambawa Men Counted Themselves (Sri Lanka). Forgiveness and Redemption. Legends of type 755 and 756. Tannhäuser (Germany). The Woman Who Had No Shadow (Scandinavia). The Fox and the Cattle are about 105% about the dangers of being too clever. The Fish That Were Too Clever (India, The Panchatantra). The Crow and the Swan (India, The Mahabharata). A Fox and a Cat (Aesop, Roger L'Estrange, 1692). The Fox and the Cat (Aesop, Joseph Jacobs, 1894). The Cat and Fox (France, Jean de La Fontaine). The Fox and the Cat (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Seven-Witted Fox and the One-Witted Owl (Romania). The Foxes Bag and His One-Witted Hedgehog (Romania). The Fox and the Hedgehog (South Slavonic). The Fox and the Hedgehog (Greece). The Bear as Judge (Finland). Two Losses (Georgia). Can you swim? (England). The Fox and the Crow. Fables of type 57. The Fox and the Crow (Aesop, 4 versions). Le Corbeau et le Renard (La Fontaine). The Crow and the Fox (La Fontaine). Jambu-Khādaka-Jātaka. (India). Anta-Jātaka (India). Auac and Lamiran (Philippines). The Fox and the Raven (China). The Fox (or Jackal) and the Fleas. Fables of type 63. The Fox and the Flees (Scotland). The Jackal and the Flees (India). The Fox Steals the Butter. Fables of type 15. Reynard and Bruin (Europe). Fat (Norway). The Fox and The Wolf (Netherlands). The Keg of Butter (Scotland). Cat and Mouse in Partnership (Germany). Mister Rabbit Nibbles Up the Butter (African-American). The Fox, the Wolf The Fox, the Wolf, and the Horse (France, Jean de la Fontaine). Two Foxes and a Horse (Scotland). The Wolf and the Tailor (Russia). The Vixen and the Mule (Italy). Frau Holle by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. A comparison of the versions of 1812 and 1857. Fridleif the Dragon Slayer. An account of a Danish hero of the Gesta by Saxo Grammaticus. Frog kings Folktales of type 440 about slimy suitors. The Frog King; or, Iron Heinrich (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Frog Prince of the above tale. The Frog Prince (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Wonderful Frog (Hungary, W. Henry Jones and Lewis L. Kropf). The Enchanted Frog (Germany, Carl and Theodor Colshorn). The Queen Who Sought a Drink from a Certain Well (Scotland, J. F. Campbell). The Paddo (Scotland, Robert Chambers). The World of The End (Scotland, Joseph Jacobs). The Maiden and the Frog (England, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps). The Kind Stepdaughter and the Frog (England, W. Henry Jones and Lewis L. Kropf). The Frog Prince (Sri Lanka [Ceylon], H. Parker). A Frog for a Husband (Korea, William Elliot Griffis). The Frog King by the brothers Grimm. A comparison of the versions of 1812 and 1857. Der Froschkönig von den Brüdern Grimm. A comparison, in the orignal German, of the versions of 1812 and 1857. A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M

N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z Gambara and the Longbeards (Langobards). Frea (Frigg), tricks Wodan (Odin) into blessing her tribe with victory. Gefion's Home Page. This site contains two accounts of the 13th-century Icelandic writer, describing how the goddess of the Georges has been created. . Ghost Stories Haunted by the Ghost of a Murdered Child. Migratory legends of type 4025. Mother Mine, in the Fold, Fold (Iceland). I Should Have Gotten Married (Iceland). The Child Phantom (Sweden). Short-Hoggers o 'Whittinghame (Scotland). Fine Flowers in the Valley (Scotland). Lady Anne (Scotland). The Crying Child (Poland). The Girl with White Hands. A Zobell family legend about Kirstine Andersdatter, also known as Christine Andersen. The Girl without Hands. Tales of type 706. Biancabella (Giovanni Francesco Straparola, The Facetious Nights). Penta the Handless (Giovanni Battista Basile, Il Pentamerone). The Innkeeper's Beautiful Daughter (Italy). The Girl without Hands (Italy / Austria). Beautiful Magdalene (Germany). The Girl without Hands (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm - 1812). The Girl without Hands (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm - 1857). The Daughter Who Was Promised to the Devil (Germany). The Girl without Hands (Finland). The Girl without Hands (Hungary). William of the Tree (Ireland). The Bad Stepmother (Ireland). The Cruel Stepmother (Scotland). Anecdote of a Charitable Woman (The 1001 Nights). The Girl without Legs (Somalia). Blessing or Property (Swahili). The Sun and the Moon (Eskimo). Sun and Moon (Eskimo). Wild Sanctuary: The Handless Maiden (Link to an essay by Terri Windling with art by Jeanie Tomanek). Godfather Death. Tales of type 332. Godfather Death (Germany). Dr. Urssenbeck, Physician Death (Austria). The Boy with the Ale Keg (Norway). The Just Man (Italy). Godiva. The Lady of Godiva (Godgifu) from Coventry in Warwickshire, England. Lady Godiva (Roger of Wendover). Godiva (Alfred, Lord Tennyson). Golden Fowls. The Golden Eggs (Aesop). The Goose and the Golden Eggs (Aesop). The Golden Mallard (from The Jataka; or The Lucky-Bird Humá (Kashmir). The Duck That Laid Golden Eggs (Russia). The Golden Key. The Grimm Brothers' tale, an enigmatic story with no ending, suggesting The Grateful Animals and the Ungrateful Man. Fables of type 160. The Grateful Animals and the Ungrateful Man (India, The Panchatantra). The Traveler and the Goldsmith (India, Kalila and Dimna). Story of the Grateful Animals and the Ungrateful Woman (India, The Kathasaritsagara). The Grateful Animals and the Ungrateful Man (Tibet). Vitalis and the Woodcutter (England, attributed to Richard the Lionheart (Richard Coeur de Lion). Of Ingratitude (Gesta Romanorum). Adrian and Bardus (England, John Gower). The Grateful Dead. Folktales of type 505. Andersen, Hans Christian. Reisekammeraten (Denmark). Andersen, Hans Christian. The Traveling Companion (Denmark). Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen. The Companion (Norway). Campbell, JF The Barra Widow Son (Scotland). Crane, Thomas Frederick. Fair Brow (Italy). Curtin, Jeremiah. Shaking Head (Ireland). Gale, James S. The Grateful Ghost (Korea). Gerould, Gordon Hall. The Dead Man's Graton (Turkish- Gypsy). Grundtvig, Svend. De tre Mark (Denmark). Grundtvig, Svend. The Three Pennies (Denmark). Kennedy, Patrick. Jack the Master and the Jack the Servant (Ireland). Lorimer, DLR and EO Corpse (Iran). MacManus, Seumas. The Snow, The Crow, and the Blood (Ireland). Spence, Lewis. T he man of honor (brittany). Steele, Robert. Sila Tsarevich and Ivashka with the White Smock (Russia). Straparola, Giovanni Francesco (or Gianfrancesco). Night 11, fable 2 of The Facetious Nights (Italy). Wolf, Johann Wilhelm. Des Todten Dank (Germany). Wratislaw, Albert Henry. The Spirit of a Buried Man (Poland). Greed Folktales of 68A in order to hold too much. The Boy and the Filberts (Aesop). Capturing Monkeys (India). The Greedy Monkey (Pakistan). The Monkey and the Nuts (USA, Ambrose Bierce). Grimm Brothers - Jacob (1785-1863) and Wilhelm (1786-1859). Grimm Brothers' Home Page. Grimms' Children's and Household Tales. Hey, Hey, Hey! Aarne-Thompson-Uther type classification numbers. This site also includes links to the texts of the Grimms' tales, Grimms' Fairy Tales in English. A bibliography of books available without cost on the Internet. A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M

N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z Hand from the Grave. Legends from Germany and Switzerland, refuse to stay buried. The Willful Child (Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Hand on the Grave (J. D. H. Temme). The Parent Murderer of Salzwedel (J. D. H. Temme). The Hand in Mellenthin (A. Kuhn and W. Schwartz). A Hand Grows from the Grave (A. Kuhn and W. Schwartz). A Hand Grows from the Grave (three legends, Karl Bartsch). The Withered Hand in the Church at Bergen (A. Haas). The Cursed Hand (Karl Haupt). A Hand Grows from the Grave (Bernhard Baader). The Hand That Grew from the Grave (J.G. Th. Grässe). Mother of the Grave (Friederich Wagenfeld). A Mother Disciplines Her Deceased Child (Switzerland, Franz Niderberger). Hand of glory. Legends about magic lights made from human hands. The Hand of Glory (Sabine Baring-Gould). The Hand of Glory (Francis Grose). The Inn of Spital on Stanmore (England, Thomas and Katharine Macquoid). The Hand of Glory (three legends from England, Edwin Sidney Hartland). Thieves' Thumbs (Germany, Jacob Grimm). Thieves' Lights (Germany, Ernst Moritz Arndt). Spell and Counter-Spell (Germany, Adalbert Kuhn). Thieves' Lights (two legends from Germany, Karl Bartsch). The Finger of Sin (Poland). Thief's Foot - Thief's Hand - Thief's Finger (Netherlands). Hands. The Girl without Hands: Tales of type 706. Hanging Game. Folktales of type 1343 (formerly type 1066), The Hanging Game (England). Boys Try Beheading (Germany / Poland). The Hanging Game (Switzerland). Playing at Hanging (China). Hansel and Gretel by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm: A comparison of the versions of the 1812 and 1857. Hansel and Gretel (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). Ninnillo and Nennella (Italy, Giambattista Basile). Little Thumb (France, Charles Perrault). Molly Whuppie (England). Jan and Hanna (Poland). Old Grule (Moravia). The Little Boy and the Wicked Stepmother (Romania). Juan and Maria (Philippines). Hávamál: The Words of Odin the High One. Proverbs and Wisdom from the Elder or Poetic Edda. Hello, House! Folktales of type 66A. The Hare and the Lion (Zanzibar). The Alligator and the Jackal (India). Heyo, House! (African-American). Hertha Lake, a legend about heathen deity Hertha. This may be the earth goddess of Tacitus in his Germania, written in the year 98. Hildebrandslied. A heroic epic from eight-century Germany. The Himphamp. Ticking together. The Himphamp (Scandinavia). Smith and the Priest (Germany). The Story of the Himphamp (Germany). Stupid Hans (Germany / Poland). The Count and the Smith (Poland). The Tale of the Basin (England). Jack Horner and the Innkeeper's Wife (England). The Enchanted Piss-Pot (England). The Plaisham (Ireland). The Raja's Son and the Kotwal's Son (India). The Love of Ares and Aphrodite (Homer, The Odyssey). Vulcan, Mars, and Venus (Ovid, The Metamorphoses). Vulcan, Mars, and Venus (The Romance of the Rose). Hodja See Nasreddin Hodja: Tales of the Turkish Trickster. Hog bridegrooms Tales of type 441, in which a hedgehog. King Pig (Italy, Giovanni Francesco Straparola). Hans-My-Hedgehog, version of 1814 (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Wild Pig (Germany). The Hedgehog That Married the King's Daughter (Lithuania). Prince Hedgehog (Russia). The Hedgehog, the Merchant, the King, and the Poor Man (Hungary). The Enchanted Pig (Romania). Horse.
Catching a Horse by Its Tail. He can catch a horse by tying himself to his tail. The Fox and the Horse (Germany). Reynard Wants to Taste Horseflesh (Norway). Fox and Wolf (Netherlands). Brother Fox Catches Horse (African America). The Fox and the Wolf (Native American - Chickasaw). Hot and Cold with the Same Breath. Folktales of type 1342. The Man and the Satyr (Aesop). The Satyr and the Traveler (Jean de la Fontaine). The Peasant and the Satyrs (Flanders). The Peasant and the Student (Germany). The Husband Who Was The Mind the House (Norway). A folktale of 1408 for a day. Human Sacrifice in Legends and Myths. Human Sacrifice among the Gauls (France). Aun Sacrifices Nine Sons to Odin (Sweden). The Heathen Temple at Uppsala (Sweden). Buried Alive (Sweden). Of the Pestilence in Jutland (Denmark). The Höxter Ghost (Germany). Entombment (Germany). The Entombed Child (Germany). The Ghost at Spyker (Germany). Sacrificing Virgins to Lakes (Germany). The Old Church at Kohlstädt (Germany). The Name Greene (Germany). An Infant Speaks (Germany). The Secured Foundation Stone (Germany). Plesse Castle (Germany). Merlin the Magician Rescues King Vortigern (Wales). Sacrifice, Human (England). London Bridge Has Fallen Down (England). The Magdeburg Bridge - Die Magdeburger Brücke (Germany). Story of the Bridge (Turkey - Gypsy). Rumors of Foundation Sacrifice (India). Mbila (a Kabyl legend). How to Cannibals from the Mountain River to the Cross River (Nigeria). Jephthah and His Daughter (Book of Judges). A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M

N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z Iceland Accepts Christianity. Abstracted from the epic Njal's Saga. Ingratitude Is the World's Reward. Folktales of type 155. A kind of trapped animal. In the end the animal is tricked back into the trap. The Crocodile, the Brahman, and the Fox (India, The Southern Panchatantra). The Camel Driver and the Adder (Bidpai). The Brahman, the Tiger, and the Six Judges (India). The Tiger, the Brahman, and the Jackal (India). The Farmer, the Crocodile, and the Jackal (Pakistan). The Young Man and the Snake (Pakistan). The Jackal's Judgment (Sri Lanka). The Unmannerly Tiger (Korea). The Snake's Thanks (Jewish). Inside Again (Europe). Of Nature and the Returns of Ingratitude (Gesta Romanorum). The Reward of Good Deeds (Denmark). The Reward of Kindness (Finland). The Man, the Serpent, and the Fox (Greece). The Ingrates (Italy). The Lion, the Horse, and the Fox (Italy). Ingratitude Is the World's Reward (Moravia). The World's Reward (Russia). The Peasant, the Snake, and King Solomon (Romania). Brother Wolf Still in Trouble (African-American). Ireland
Folklore, Folktales, and Fairy Tales from Ireland, a number of books digitized by books.google.com and others. A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M

N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z Jack and the Beanstalk. eight versions of the English folktale (type 328). The Jackal and the Farmer (154). The Jackal and the Farmer (North Africa, Kabyl). Well Done and Ill Paid (Norway). Japan Folklore, Folktales, and Fairy Tales from Japan. A digital library. Japanese Folktales. The Two Frogs, The Mirror of the Monsuyama and the Olds The Little One The Robe of Feathers. The Snow Bride. Willow Wife. The White Butterfly. The Vampire Cat. The Firefly. The Princess Peony. Jataka Tales. Stories about the future of the Buddha. The Future Buddha as a Wise Judge. The Mosquito and the Carpenter. The Golden Mallard. The Tortoise That Loved His Home Too Much. How does the Mistress and His Neck Wrung. The Monkey's Heart. The Talkative Tortoise. The People Who Saw the Judas Tree. The Timid Hare and the Flight of the Beasts. How a Vain Woman Was Reborn As a Dung-Worm. The Language of Animals. Sulasa and Sattuka. How Old is His Old Father. Jephthah and His Daughter. A story of human sacrifice from the Old Testament. A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M

N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z Kora and His Sister. A folktale from India about brother-sister incest. A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M

N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z The Lambton Worm. A folk legend from England about a vicious serpent. Lang, Andrew (1844-1912).
Andrew Lang's Colored Fairy Books. Links to original texts. The Language of Animals. Folktales of type 670 about wife beating. The Language of Animals (From The Jataka; or The King and His Inquisitive Queen (India). The Billy Goat and the King (India). Ramai and the Bonga (India). The King Who Learns the Speech of Animals (Sri Lanka). The Bull, the Donkey, and the Husbandman (from The 1001 Nights). The Language of Beasts (Palestine). The Snake's Gift: Language of Animals (Serbia). The Language of Animals (Bulgaria). The Language of Beasts (Bulgaria). Woman's Curiosity (Hungary). The Dog and the Cock (Denmark). The Wicked Wife (Germany). Frederigo da Pozzuolo Is It Pressed? (Italy, Giovanni Francesco Straparola). The Leprechaun: Ireland's Fairy Shoemaker Variant spellings and designations. Lepreghaun (Lady Morgan Sydney). The Field of Boliauns [Ragweed] (Thomas Crofton Croker). The Little Shoe (Thomas Crofton Croker). Cluricaune or Leprehaune (Thomas Crofton Croker). The Three Leprechauns (Thomas Keightley). The Kildare Lurikeen (Patrick Kennedy). The Leprehaun (Lady Wilde). The Solitary Fairies: Lepracaun, Cluricaun, Far Darrig (William Butler Yeats). The Maker of Brogues (Brampton Hunt). Lion The Lion in the Water. Fables of type 92. The Lion and the Hare (India, The Panchatantra). The Lion and the Hare (Bidpai). The Lion Whose Name Was Pingala (India). Singh Rajah [Lion King] and the Cunning Little Jackals (India). The Killing of the Rakhas (India). The Lion and the Hare (India). The Tiger and the Shadow (Malaya). The Tiger and the Hare (Pakistan). The Tiger and the Fox (Pakistan). The Hare and the Lions (Tibet). Brother Rabbit Conquers Brother Lion (African-American, Joel Chandler Harris). Lion Brooks No Rival (African-American). The Sick Lion. Freeds of any type of animals who are tricked into punishing animals. The Lion, the Wolf, and the Fox (Aesop). The Lion, Wolf, and Fox (Jean de la Fontaine). The Hyena Outwitted (India). The King of the Tigers Is Sick (Malaya). Llewellyn and His Dog Gellert and other folktales of type 178A. The Brahman's Wife and the Mongoose (India, The Panchatantra). The Brahman's Wife and the Mongoose (India, Georgians Kingscote). The Greyhound, The Serpent, and The Child (The Seven Wise Masters). Folliculus and His Greyhound (Gesta Romanorum). Beth Gellert (Wales, Joseph Jacobs). The Dog Gellert (Wales, Horace E. Scudder). The Farmer and His Dog (a modern fable). Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882). The Bell of the Wayside Inn. Norse Ballads of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The Challenge of Thor. Thangbrand the Priest. The Skeleton in Armor. Tegner's Drapa [on the death of Balder the Beautiful]. Luther, Martin (1483-1546).
Doctor Luther at the Wartburg. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. Lying Tales. Self-contradictory stories of type 1965 and similar playful lies. Lying Tale (England). Sir Gammer Vans (England). One Dark Night (USA). Knoist and His Three Sons (Germany). The Three Brothers (Italy). A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M

N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z The Magdeburg Bridge - Die Magdeburger Brücke (a nursery rhyme from Germany, "London Bridge Is Falling Down"). Magic Books. Legends from Northern Europe. The Sixth and Seventh Books of Moses (Chemnitz). The Sixth and Seventh Books of Moses (Rügen). The Black Book (Rügen). Faust's Book of Hell's Charms (Zellerfeld). Dr. Faust's Hell-Master (Erzgebirge). The Book of Cyprianus (Denmark). The Book of Magic (Russia). Man and Serpent. Fables of type 285D. The Man and the Serpent (Aesop). The Gold-Giving Snake (The Panchatantra). Of Good Advice (Gesta Romanorum). The Rattlesnake's Vengeance (Native American, Cherokee). The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey. Please try again. The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey (Aesop). The Lady's Nineteenth Story (Turkey). It Is Difficult to Please Everyone (Turkey). Son of Man An Unusual Ride (Switzerland / Germany). The Miller, His Son, and the Ass (Jean de la Fontaine). Le Meunier, son fils et l'âne (Jean de la Fontaine). Man, Isle of
Folklore, Folktales, and Fairy Tales from the Isle of Man; Mastermaid (Norway). A masterful telling of a type 313 folktale. Master Builder Legends. Loki and the Master Builder (From the Prose Edd It was built by the Devil's Church of the Holy Trinity in France. It was the Master Builder of the Reynir. Würzburg Cathedral (Germany). Melusina (Mélusine, Melusine). Legends about mermaids, water sprites, and forest nymphs and their sensible relationships with mortal men. The Fair Melusina (Albania). Melusina (France). The Melusina of Luxembourg Counts (Luxembourg). Melusina - Soldiers' Legend (Luxembourg). The Mysterious Maiden Mélusine (Luxembourg). Melusina (Germany). Herr Peter Dimringer von Staufenberg (Germany). The Water Maid (Germany). Brauhard's Mermaid (Germany). Melusina (Germany). Merlin the Magician Rescues the King of the Hortigern: The Emblem of the Wales (Wales, W. Jenkyn Thomas). The Mermaid Wife and the Legends of Type 4080. The Mermaid Wife (Shetland Islands). The Silkie Wife (Shetland and Orkney Islands). Herman Perk and the Seal (Shetland Islands). The Sealskin (Iceland). Touched by Iron (Wales). Tom Moore and the Seal (Ireland). The Lady of Gollerus (Ireland). The Merseburg Incantations (Merseburger Zaubersprüche). Two magic poems from pre-Christian Germany. It is called "the Idisi", it is called "the Idisi". Following the narrative are the words of a brief incantation or charm chanted to free captured warriors. The Baldman's Horse. Wodan, with his unfailing magic, knows the right charm, and he is healed. Heal broken limbs. This was the case during the nineteenth century. Midas, and other folktales of type 782 about humans with animal ears or horns. Midas (Greece). The Goat's Ears of the Emperor Trojan (Serbia). The King of the Ears (Ireland). March's Ears (1) (Wales). March's Ears (2) (Wales). Ears of the Ox (India). The Presidente Who Had Horns (Philippines). Midwife (or Godparent) for the Elves. A woman helps her to deliver a baby. This is a type of migratory legend type 5070 or Aarne-Thompson-Uther folktale type 476. The Troll Labor (Sweden, Peter Rahm). The Clergyman's Wife (Sweden). The Servant Girl and the Elves (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Godmother (Switzerland, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Woman among the Elves (Germany, Karl Lyncker). The Dwarfs in Schalk Mountain (Germany, Carl and Theodor Colshorn). An Underground Woman in Labor (Germany, Karl Bartsch). Midwife for a Nixie (Germany, Adalbert Kuhn and Wilhelm Schwartz). The Midwife of Hafoddydd (Wales, John Rhys). The Fairy Nurse (Ireland, W. R. Wilde). The Fairy Nurse (Ireland, Patrick Kennedy). The Midwife of Listowel (Ireland, Jeremiah Curtin). Fairy Ointment (England, Anna Eliza Bray). Fairy Ointment (England, Joseph Jacobs). Monkey Bridegrooms. The Monkey Boy (India). The Monkey and the Girl (India). The Monkey Husband (India). Juan Wearing a Monkey's Skin (Philippines). The Enchanted Prince (Philippines). Mr. Monkey, the Bridegroom (French Louisiana). The Monkey's Heart. It can be taken at home. The Monkey's Heart (India, Jataka Tales). The Monkey and the Crocodile (India, Suka Saptati; or, Seventy Tales of a Parrot) The Foolish Dragon (China). The Monkey and the Jellyfish (Japan). The Jellyfish and the Monkey (Japan). The Heart of a Monkey (Africa, Swahili). Brother Rabbit and the Gizzard-Eater (African-American, Joel Chandler Harris). The Moon in the Well, folktales of type 1335A. Nasreddin Hodja Rescues the Moon (Turkey). The Monkeys and the Moon (Tibet). The Moon in the Mill-Pond (African-American, Joel Chandler Harris). The Three Sillies (England). Mother and child. The folktales of the type 247. Why Is There A Between The Crow And The Hawk? (Romania). The Eagle and the Owl (France). Everyone Thinks His Children Are Best (Norway). Jupiter and the Monkey (Aesop). Jupiter and the Baby Show (Ambrose Bierce). Mother Killed Me, Father Ate Me, folktales of type 720. The Juniper Tree (Germany). The Girl and the Boy (Austria). The Crow's Nest (Hungary). The Rose-Tree (England). The Satin Frock (England). The Milk-White Doo [Dove] (Scotland). The Little Boy and the Wicked Stepmother (Romania). Mouse, Mice. The Iron-Eating Mice. Folktales of type 1592. Miracle upon Miracle (India, The Panchantantra). The Mice That Ate an Iron Balance (India, The Kátha Sarit Sagara; or Ocean of the Streams of Story). The Iron Weights and the Scales Which Were Eaten by Mice (India, The Suka Saptati, The Seventy) Freeds of type 2031C. The Transformed Mouse Seeks a Bridegroom (India). A Story on the Caste (India). The Most Popular Husband in the World (French North Africa), The Vole Whole Sought a Wife (Marie de France), The Mouse Town Mouse and Country Mouse. Fables of type 112. The Town Mouse and the Country Rat (La Fontaine). The Town Mouse The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse (Romania). The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse (Norway). Multiple Births in Legend and Folklore. Multiple Births have t always been considered to be a blessing. It’s true that it’s not true that you’ve seen it. The Birth of Aistulf (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Many Children (The Netherlands, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Woman with Three Hundreds and Sixty-Six Children (Netherlands, William Elliot Griffis). The Boy in the Fishpond (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). The Origin of the Welfs (Germany, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm). Wölpe (Germany, A. Kuhn and W. Schwarz). Donkey Meadow and the Nine Brunos (Germany, A. Kuhn and W. Schwarz). Nine Children at One Time (Germany, Ludwig Bechstein). The Entombed Noblewoman (Austria, Johann Adolf Heyl). The Dogs (Germany, Karl Lyncker). The Nine Children (Germany, Karl Lyncker). Twelve Children Born at One Time (Scandinavia). Links to related stories. A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M

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