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Group No. 201


P. Society

Group No.

P700 – P799

Group name

Society – miscellaneous motifs


P710. Nations.
P711. Patriotism. Irish myth: Cross; Spanish Exempla: Keller.
P711.1. Wolves of his own country dearer than dogs of another. Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 420.
P711.2. Mother of invalided soldier says of his limping: “Every step will remind you of your virtue.” Italian Novella: Rotunda.
P711.3. Common citizen saves the honor of his country. Gives his own funds. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
P711.4. Scipio plunges into burning pit to save Rome from destruction. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
P711.5. Roman undertakes to kill Hannibal. Kills another by mistake. Burns off his hand for having failed. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
P711.6. National unity preserved by expulsion of all foreign elements. Jewish: Moreno Esdras, Neuman.
P711.7. Aristotle rises from sick bed to rush into battle for his country. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
P711.8. Aversion to burial in foreign soil. Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: Neuman.
P711.9. Patriotism: king learning that nation will triumph whose king dies in battle, allows self to be killed. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
P715. Particular nations (races).
P715.1. Jews. **Goebel Jüdische Motive in märchenhafte Erzählungsgut (Gleiwitz, 1932) 281 – 288; Jewish: *Neuman.
P720. Population. Irish myth: Cross.
P721. Diseases (plague) invoked to combat overpopulation. Irish myth: Cross.

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