Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

1707: The Noseless Man

      1675-1724 The Stupid Man

            1525-1724 Stories about a Man

                  1200-1999 ANECDOTES AND JOKES

A man who has lost his nose persuades others that they, too, can see God if they will cut their noses off. They do so, whereupon he scoffs at them. [J758.1.1]. Cf. Types 64, 1203.

Motive(s)

- J758.1.1: Noseless man persuades fools to cut off noses

Examples

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