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Linked ATU Tales: ATU 750 - 849 Religious Tales

ATU 750 - 849 Religious Tales

ATU Title AT Title Origin
AT 750**** Virgin Mary and the Animals (no ATU) 750**** Virgin Mary and the Goats Arab
ATU 750A The Three Wishes 750A Three Wishes 1 British
  750A Three Wishes 2 British
  750A The Three Wishes English
  750A The Poor Man and the Rich Man German
  750A Old Couple's Three Wishes United States
  750A Three Wishes US West Virginia
  750A Poor and the Rich German
ATU 750B Hospitality Rewarded 750B Lake of Langui Peruvian
  750B Christ and the Peas British
  750B Two Sisters-in-law Indian
  750B Akanandun the Only Sun Indian
  750B The Choja Who Became a Monkey Japanesse
  750B Poor Widow and her Son British
  750B Old Man the the Three Brothers Greek
  750B Telltale Pepper Bush African-American
ATU 750D God (St. Peter) and the Three Brothers (formerly AT 550A) 550A Only one Brother was grateful Greek
ATU 750D God (St. Peter) and the Three Brothers 750D Old Man the the Three Brothers Greek
  750D Three Robbers and el-Khidr Egyptian
  750D Only one Brother was grateful Greek
AT 750F* Old Man's Blessing (no ATU) 750F* Twelve Months Greek
ATU 750H* The Notary Enters Heaven 750H* Cardplayer in Paradise Greek
ATU 751A The Farmwife is Changed into a Woodpecker 751A Owl was a Baker's Daughter 2 British
  751A First Cornish Mole British
  751A Greedy Peasant-Woman British
  751A Owl was a Baker's Daughter 1 British
  751A Gertrude's Bird Norse
  751A Black Woodpecker German
ATU 751C* Wealth Leads to Pride 751C* Beggar and His Ass Israeli
ATU 752 Mary and the Plowman (new Ashliman classification) 752 Virgin Mary and the Plowmen Arab
ATU 752A Christ and St. Peter in the Barn 752A Story about Our Lord Jesus Christ German
ATU 753 Christ and the Smith 753 Old Smith British
  753 The Master-Smith Norse
  753 Christ and the Blacksmith US West Virginia
  753 The Little Old Man Made Young by Fire German
  753 Blacksmith from Ireland British
  753 Christ is the Better Smith Mexican
  753 Smith and his Dame British
  753 St Aloys and the Lame Nag English
  753 Will the Smith British

 

ATU 754 Lucky Poverty 754 Porter Who Lost His Appetite Israeli
ATU 756 Three Green Twigs 756 Legend of Twardowski US West Virginia
  756 Lot and the Devil Arab
  756 Boy Who Made a Trip to Hell US West Virginia
ATU 756A Self-Righteous Hermit 756A The Three Green Branches German
ATU 756B Robber Madej 756B Friar on Errigal Irish
  756B Road to Hell German
  756B Legend of Twardowski US West Virginia
  756B Boy Who Made a Trip to Hell US West Virginia
ATU 756C Two Sinners 756C Greater Sinner Greek
  756C Killer of Ninety-Nine Egyptian
  756C Greater Sinner Greek
ATU 758 The various children of Eve 758 Eve's Unequal Children German
ATU 759 Angel and the Hermit 759 Shall not the Judge of the Earth do Right? Greek
  759 Mass of St Joseph Spanish
ATU Holy Man has His Own Mass 759B Actual Saint Irish
AT 760* Condemned Soul (no ATU) 760* Condemned Lover Peruvian
ATU 760A* Death of a Miser 760A* Death of a Miser Russian
ATU 763 Treasure Finders Who Murder One Another 763 Soul-Taker Armenian
ATU 766 The Seven Sleepers 766 Stonemason of the Charltons British
  766 King Herla British
  766 Twelve Apostles German
  766 Key of Craigachow British
AT 766* Refusing to Help a Stranger (no ATU) 766* He Walked the Earth US West Virginia
  766* Agkon, the Greedy Son Phillipino
ATU 767 Food for the Crucifix 767 Child that Fed the Crucifix Italian
  767 Food for the Crucifix Chilean
  767 The Heavenly Wedding German
ATU 769 The Child's Grave 769 The Stolen Farthing German
  769 Burial Shirt German
ATU 774 Christ and St. Peter 774 St Peter and the Horseshoue Hungarian
  774 Jesus and St. Peter in Friuli Italian
  774 Jesus and St. Peter in Sicily Italian

 

ATU 774D St. Peter acts as God for a Day 774D When the Arch-Saints Exchanged Jobs Egyptian
AT 776 Killing the Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs (new Ashliman classification) 776 Grasp All Lose All Indian
ATU 777 The wandering Jew 777 Roving Jew United States
ATU 779 Miscellaneous Divine Rewards and Punishments 779 The Ear of Grain German
  779 Poor Wretch Russian
  779 Devil who was potter Russian
  779 Steel Cane Armenian
  779 Mercy of God Greek
  779 Bones of Father Adam Arab
  779 The Star Talers German
  779 The Willful Child German
ATU 779 Miscellaneous Divine Rewards and Punishments (formerly AT 779B*) 779B* Pear-drum British
ATU 799 Miscellaneous Divine Rewards and Punishments (formerly 799C*) 779C* Hard-Hearted Son Mexican
ATU 780 The Singing Bone 780 The Laurel Flower French
  780 The Singing Bone German
  780 The Magic Fiddle Indian
  780 Binnorie English
  780 Peacock Feather Italian
  780 Binnorie British
  780 Miraculous Pipe Russian
  780 Singing Bones African-American
  780 Flower of Lily-Lo Mexican
  780 Skeleton's Song Japanesse
ATU 780C Tell-Tale Calf's Head 780C Sidi 'Aabdul-Rahman Egyptian
ATU 785 Lamb's Heart 785 Brother Merry German
ATU 800 The Tailor in Heaven 800 Tailor in Heaven German
  800 Tailor in Heaven  
ATU 801 Master Pfriem 801 "It Serves Me Right!" Egyptian
  801 Blacksmith who sold himself to the Devil British
  801 Master Pfriem (Cobblersawl) German
  801 "It Serves Me Right!" Egyptian
ATU 802 The Farmer in Heaven 802 Crowdy of Highworth British
  802 The Peasant in Heaven German
  802 Crowdy of Highworth British

 

ATU 804 St. Peter's Mother Falls from Heaven 804 Poor Compadre Chilean
ATU 804A Beanstalk to Heaven 804A Fox Physician Russian
ATU 804B Church in Hell 804B Legend of Twardowski US West Virginia
ATU 805 Joseph and Mary Threatens to Leave Heaven 805 Devotee of St. Joseph Italian
ATU 809* Rich Man Allowed to Stay in Heaven 809* Man Who Didn't Perform His Prayers Egyptian
ATU 810 The Snares of the Evil One 810 The Child Promised to the Devil French
  810 Svein Unafraid Norway
  810 Clerk Theophilus Greek
  810 The Three Princesses of Whiteland Norse
  810 Nix Nought Nothing English
  810 Legend of Twardowski US West Virginia
  810 Mangy One Italian
  810 Liombruno Italian
  810 Man who wouldn't go out at Night British
  810 Nix Nought Nothing English
  810 The Child Promised to the Devil French
  810 Clerk Theophilus Greek
  810 Man who wouldn't go out at Night British
  810 The Three Princesses of Whiteland Norse
ATU 812 The Devil's Riddle 812 Man who found the Pea Greek
  812 Three Traveling Artisans German
  812 Man in the Wilderness British
  812 Devil's Riddles British
  812 Man in the Wilderness British
  812 Devil's Riddles British
  812 Man who found the Pea Greek
  812 Dragon and His Grandmother Unattributed
  812 The Devil and His Grandmother German
  812 Three Traveling Artisans German

 

  813 "El Caballo con Alas" US West Virginia
ATU 815 The Devil Who Skins a Corpse 815 The Grave Mound German
ATU 820 Devil as Substitute for Day Laborer at Mowing 820 Devil who was potter Russian
ATU 831 The Clergyman in Disguise as the Devil 831 Treasure-trove Russian
  831 Treasure-trove Russian
  832 Victory in the Time of Famine Irish
ATU 834 Poor Brother's Treasure 834 Three Godfathers US West Virginia
  834 Two Brothers USA
  834 A Jar Full of Ants Chinese
  834 Poor Brother's Treasure German
ATU 837 The Beggar's Bread 837 Beggar's Bread US West Virginia
  837 Ditch-Digger Falls into His Own Ditch Armenian
  837 Landlord and His Son Israeli
ATU 839 One Vice Carries Other With It 839 Hermit and the Devil German
ATU 841 One Beggar Trusts God, the Other the King 841 He Who Gives Thanks to the King and He Who Gives Thanks to the Almighty Israeli
  841 Tailor and His Luck Locked Up Israeli
  841 The Kitchen Deity Chinese
  841 Tailor and His Luck Locked Up Israeli
ATU 844 The Luck-bringing Shirt 844 King's Unhappy Son US West Virginia
  846 No Justice on Earth African-American
  846 Devil and Our Lord German
AT 750**** Virgin Mary and the Animals (no ATU) 750**** Virgin Mary and the Goats Arab
ATU 750A The Three Wishes 750A Three Wishes 1 British
  750A Three Wishes 2 British
  750A The Three Wishes English
  750A The Poor Man and the Rich Man German
  750A Old Couple's Three Wishes United States
  750A Three Wishes US West Virginia
  750A Poor and the Rich German
ATU 750B Hospitality Rewarded 750B Lake of Langui Peruvian
  750B Christ and the Peas British
  750B Two Sisters-in-law Indian
  750B Akanandun the Only Sun Indian
  750B The Choja Who Became a Monkey Japanesse
  750B Poor Widow and her Son British
  750B Old Man the the Three Brothers Greek
  750B Telltale Pepper Bush African-American

 

ATU 750D God (St. Peter) and the Three Brothers (formerly AT 550A) 550A Only one Brother was grateful Greek
ATU 750D God (St. Peter) and the Three Brothers 750D Old Man the the Three Brothers Greek
  750D Three Robbers and el-Khidr Egyptian
  750D Only one Brother was grateful Greek
AT 750F* Old Man's Blessing (no ATU) 750F* Twelve Months Greek
ATU 750H* The Notary Enters Heaven 750H* Cardplayer in Paradise Greek
ATU 751A The Farmwife is Changed into a Woodpecker 751A Owl was a Baker's Daughter 2 British
  751A First Cornish Mole British
  751A Greedy Peasant-Woman British
  751A Owl was a Baker's Daughter 1 British
  751A Gertrude's Bird Norse
  751A Black Woodpecker German
ATU 751C* Wealth Leads to Pride 751C* Beggar and His Ass Israeli
ATU 752A Christ and St. Peter in the Barn 752A Story about Our Lord Jesus Christ German
ATU 756A Self-Righteous Hermit 756A The Three Green Branches German
ATU 756B Robber Madej 756B Friar on Errigal Irish
  756B Road to Hell German
  756B Legend of Twardowski US West Virginia
  756B Boy Who Made a Trip to Hell US West Virginia
ATU 756C Two Sinners 756C Greater Sinner Greek
  756C Killer of Ninety-Nine Egyptian
  756C Greater Sinner Greek
ATU Holy Man has His Own Mass 759B Actual Saint Irish
AT 760* Condemned Soul (no ATU) 760* Condemned Lover Peruvian
ATU 760A* Death of a Miser 760A* Death of a Miser Russian
AT 766* Refusing to Help a Stranger (no ATU) 766* He Walked the Earth US West Virginia
  766* Agkon, the Greedy Son Phillipino
ATU St. Peter acts as God for a Day 774D When the Arch-Saints Exchanged Jobs Egyptian
ATU 779 Miscellaneous Divine Rewards and Punishments (formerly AT 779B*) 779B* Pear-drum British
ATU 799 Miscellaneous Divine Rewards and Punishments (formerly 799C*) 779C* Hard-Hearted Son Mexican
ATU 780C Tell-Tale Calf's Head 780C Sidi 'Aabdul-Rahman Egyptian
ATU 804A Beanstalk to Heaven 804A Fox Physician Russian
ATU 804B Church in Hell 804B Legend of Twardowski US West Virginia
ATU 809* Rich Man Allowed to Stay in Heaven 809* Man Who Didn't Perform His Prayers Egyptian
  815* Devil and the Tailor 1 British
ATU 817* Devil Leaves at Mention of God's Name 817* "El Caballo con Alas" US West Virginia
ATU 821A Thief Rescued by the Devil 821A How the Devil Fetched the Mayor German
ATU 821B Chiickens from Boiled Eggs 821B George Buchanan and the Eggs British
  821B Eggs Greek

 

ATU 822* Mythical Creditor 822* Dead Creditor German
ATU 830B "My Crops will Thrive Here Without God's Blessing" 830C Those Stubborn Souls, the Biellese Italian
  830C If God Wills Arab
ATU 834 The Poor Brother's Treasure (subsumed AT 834A) 834A Three Godfathers US West Virginia
  834A Blind Wolf US West Virginia
  834A Luck from Heaven and Luck from the Earth Japanesse
ATU 1706E Drunk Man in the Mine (formerly AT 835A*) 835A* Clerk of Barthomley British
  835A* Not so easy cured British
  836F* Patient Suitor Armenian
ATU 778 To Sacrifice a Giant Candle 848* Father Nicholas and the Thief Russian
ATU 849* The Cross as Security 849* Cross is Pledged as Security Russian