Aarne-Thompson-Uther (ATU) - Types of Folktales

753: Christ and the smith

ATU > 750-849: RELIGIOUS TALES > 750-779: God Rewards and Punishes > 753: Christ and the smith


Christ takes off the horse's foot in order to shoe him and rejuvenates an old woman by putting her in the fire. The smith tries disastrously to do the same.


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Text titleATULanguageAuthorOriginPublication Date
Das junggeglühte Männlein753GermanJacob & Wilhelm GrimmGermany1812

External Examples

Blacksmith from Ireland 753 British Internet Archive
Christ and the Blacksmith 753 US West Virginia Internet Archive
Christ is the Better Smith 753 Mexican Internet Archive
Old Smith 753 British Internet Archive
Sint Eleu en de smid 753 Netherlands 1889 Nederlandse VolksverhalenBank
Smith and his Dame 753 British Internet Archive
St Aloys and the Lame Nag 753 English Internet Archive
The Little Old Man Made Young by Fire 753 German Internet Archive
The Master-Smith 753 Norse Internet Archive
Will the Smith 753 British Internet Archive

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