Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

408: The Three Lemons

      400-424 Wife

            400-459 Supernatural or Enchanted Wife (Husband) or Other Relative

                  300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

The quest for the Orange Princess. The false bride. I. The Old Woman's Curse. A young prince insolently throws a stone and breaks an old woman's oil jar. She utters a curse: he is to fall in love with the three oranges (lemons, pomegranates,…

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
Giambattista Basile ???? Italy English The Three Citrons
Asbjørnsen & Moe / George Dasent 1859 Norway English The Three Lemons
Francesc Maspons Labrós 1871 Spain Catalan Las tres taronjas del amor

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