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613: The Two Travelers: Truth and Falsehood

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One puts out the other's eyes. The blind man overhears secrets under a tree (gallows) and recovers his sight. The wicked companion has his eyes put out or is killed. I. The Blinded Man. (a) Two travelers (brothers) dispute as to whether truth or…


613C. Sister and Brother healing the King


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Text titleATULanguageAuthorOriginPublication Date
Tro og Utro613NorwegianAsbjørnsen & MoeNorway1841
Die beiden Wanderer613GermanJacob & Wilhelm GrimmGermany1812
Mais vale quem Deus ajuda, que quem muito madruga613PortugueseAdolfo CoelhoPortugal1879
The Grateful Beasts613EnglishAndrew LangHungary1894
I due compari mulattieri613ItalianItalo CalvinoItaly1956
Li Dui Fratielle613NeapolitanGiambattista BasileItaly1634

External Examples

De dree kousenkee'ls 613 Netherlands 1909 Nederlandse VolksverhalenBank
Good Apprentice and Bad 613 Arab Internet Archive
Lion, the Leper, and the Tod 613 British Internet Archive
Miser and a Generous Man 613 Israeli Internet Archive
Mountain of the Sun 613 Israeli Internet Archive
Rich Boy and the Poor Boy 613 Armenian Internet Archive
Right and wrong 613 Russian Internet Archive
The Gossiping Animals 613 Chinese Internet Archive
The Noble and the Vile 613 Egyptian Internet Archive
The Two Brothers , or The Fox , the Wolf , and the Lion 613 French Internet Archive
The Two Travelers 613 German Internet Archive
True and Untrue 613 Norse Internet Archive
Truth or Lies? Which pays best? 613 Greek Internet Archive
Two Muleteers 613 Italian Internet Archive
Two Neighbors 613 Greek Internet Archive

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