Harriet Goldberg's Motif-index of medieval Spanish folk narratives PDF

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She runs off to join other wild goats grazing in fields. His servants bring her back to house and kill other wild goats. Barlaam pp. 156-57. B580. Animal helps man to wealth and greatness. 1. Serpent brings wealth to farmer. Esopete pp. 89-90; Tubach BNM 4251. B700-B799. FANCIFUL TRAITS OF ANIMALS *B701. Animals help each other. Sheep shelter others from sim; deer will carry each other across rivers; cranes guide other cranes in flight. 5. B730. Fanciful color, smell, etc. of animals. B732. Panther's sweet smell attracts other animals and protects other beasts.

Other unique prohibitions. *C603. Entry to palace forbidden. King opens locked palace and enters despite prohibition. Opens locked chest despite prohibition. King who breaks tabu will lose his kingdom to invaders portrayed on cloth PCG in chest. 100. *C604. Kissing hands of empress forbidden, ^ifarpp. 134-37. C610. The one forbidden place. Wife ordered to guard household in husband's absence. She is forbidden to enter oven. Digging arovmd oven she is crushed when wall falls. c. 307; Tubach 5277.

Gloves and ring given to saint in dream. Sends for them from distant place as evidence of appearance in dream. 208-9. D871. Magic object traded away. D876. Magic treasure animal killed. Goose that laid the golden egg. BNM Esopete p. 127. D900-D1299. Kinds of magic D906. Magic wind. objects. 1. Forbidden church burial, pope orders that his remains be placed in front of closed church doors. Magic wind blows them open as sign of his worthiness. c. 33; Tubach 2370. 2. Extraordinary wind blows arrows shot against Christians back against enemy.

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