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Folktales of Greece, edited by Georgios A. Megas. Translated by Helen Colaclides. Foreword by Richard M. Dorson.

Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1970] .
ISBN 9780226517858, 0226517853

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Subjects Greece.
Tales -- Greece.
Series Folktales of the world (Chicago, Ill.)
Description lvii, 287 pages 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-263).
Contents Animal tales. The fox and the wolf go a-fishing -- The nun vixen -- Lion, wolf, and fox -- Fox and stork -- Ten years the she-fox, eleven the wee fox -- The fox in the pit -- Hedgehog and fox -- Wolf, fox, and ass -- Man, snake, and fox -- Cat, lion, and man -- The old woodcutter and the lion -- Why the dog chases the hare -- Ox and ass -- Ass and camel -- The mouse and his daughter -- Owl and partridge -- Crab and snake -- Shepherd and snake.
Jokes, anecdotes, and religious tales. The riddle -- What is the fastest thing in the world? -- Princess Plumpkins (Pachoulenia) -- The vinegrower, the priest, the Frankish priest, and the chotzas -- Eggs -- The king and the basket weaver -- Otto's astronomer, watchmaker, and doctor -- The priest's son and the sickles -- The baldchin and the drakos -- Eli -- Loading the ass -- The miser of Castro -- The cowardly chiots -- The chatterbox -- Ninety-nine hens and a rooster -- The sievemaker and the ass -- Three pecheis of paradise -- The honest wife -- What am I to say? -- Almondseed and Almondella -- The village of lies -- The man with the pie.
Legends. The swallow -- Phlandro -- The searing breath of the Katevatos -- The lake spirits of Peristera and Xerovouni -- New airs -- The nereids' cave -- Kaemene Island.
Tales of fate. Chance and the poor man -- The ill-fated princess -- The sackmaker.
Tales of kindness rewarded and evil punished. The twelve months -- The two neighbors -- Truth and falsehood -- The old man and the three brothers -- The cardplayer in paradise -- The devil who wore out forty pairs of tsarouchia -- The child who was poor and good.
Wonder tales. The monk -- The twin brothers -- Anthousa the fair with golden hair -- The shepherd and the three diseases -- The enchanted lake -- Brother and sister -- The sun and his wife -- Master Semolina -- The crab -- The sleeping prince -- The turtle and the chickpea -- The seven ravens -- Poppies -- The king's godson and the baldchin -- The navel of the Earth -- Cinderello -- The mill -- Myrsina, or Myrtle -- Maroula.
Geographic Area Greece
Network Numbers (OCoLC)126416
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Megas, Geōrgios A.
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