Multilingual Folk Tale Database

Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

592: The Dance Among Thorns

      560-649 Magic Objects

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

Magic fiddle, cards, and gun. The judge is compelled to dance. I. The Magic Object and Powers. (a) A boy, driven from home by an evil stepmother or (b) dismissed from service with a pittance for years of labor, (c) gives his money to a poor man who…


Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm 1812 Germany German Der Jude im Dorn
Asbjørnsen & Moe / George Dasent 1859 Norway English Little Freddy With His Fiddle

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