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Group No. 204


Q. Rewards and punishments

Group No.

Q200 – Q299

Group name

Deeds punished I


Q200. Q200. Deeds punished. **Encyc. Rel. Ethics s.v. “Crimes and punishments”; *DeCock Volkssage passim; Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: *Neuman.
Q210. Q210. Crimes punished. Irish myth: Cross; Norwegian: Solheim Register 21.
Q210.1. Q210.1. Criminal intent punished. (Cf. Q211.8, Q261.1, Q451. Irish myth: Cross.
Q211. Q211. Murder punished. (Cf. Q411.6, Q413.4, Q414.0.12, Q416.0.2, Q417.1, Q421.0.4, Q424.0.1, Q431.1, Q431.9, Q450.1.1, Q451.1.4, Q451.2.3, Q451.4.5, Q451.7.4, Q469.6, Q469.12, Q491.6, Q497, Q511, Q511.1, Q512.0.1, Q520.1, Q545, Q551.3.3, Q551.8.3, Q552.3.0.2, Q556.2, Q556.10, Q558.9, Q582.3.) Irish: Beal XXI 336, O‘Suilleabhain 124; Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 319f.; Spanish: Keller, Espinosa Jr. Nos. 202, 205 – 09; Jewish: *Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 267; Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 38 No. 25; Tuamotu: Stimson MS (z-G. 3/818, 1353, 13/127); Eskimo (Cumberland Sound): Boas BAM XV 168, (Greenland): Rasmussen III 76, 111, 294; S. A. Indian (Chiriguano): Métraux RMLP XXXIII 156, 163.
Q211.0.1. Q211.0.1. God revenges murder after thirty years. *Wesselski Märchen 200; *BP II 535 n. 1.
Q211.0.2. Q211.0.2. Enormity of kin murder. Irish myth: *Cross.
Q211.0.3. Q211.0.3. Emperor punished for his many murders. He is carried to hell. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q211.1. Q211.1. Parricide punished. (Cf. Q552.2.3.3, Q552.3.1.1, Q553.3.3.) *Types 756B, 761*; *Andrejev FFC LXIX 239; Irish myth: *Cross; Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 19 No. 185.
Q211.2. Q211.2. Matricide punished. Greek: Frazer Apollodorus I 383 n. 3, Aeschylus Eumenides.
Q211.3. Q211.3. Uxoricide punished. (Cf. Q414.0.1, Q416.0.2.1, Q596.1.) Italian Novella: *Rotunda; Koryak, American Indian: *Jochelson JE VI 378; Africa (Bankon): Ittman 98.
Q211.4. Q211.4. Murder of children punished. (Cf. Q418.2, Q455.1, Q553.5.) *Types 781, 832; Irish: O‘Suilleabhain 31, Beal XXI 310; Spanish: Espinosa Jr. Nos. 148f.; Greek: Grote I 160; Jewish: *Neuman; Tuamotu: Stimson MS (T-G. 3/15).
Q211.4.1. Q211.4.1. Queen expelled for poisoning stepson. Icelandic: Boberg.
Q211.4.2. Q211.4.2. Woman murders son’s wives. (Cf. Q426.1.) Africa (Wakweli): Bender 86.
Q211.5. Q211.5. Suicide punished. (Cf. Q503.1.)
Q211.6. Q211.6. Killing an animal revenged. (Cf. Q231, Q424.1, Q582.4.)
Q211.6.1. Q211.6.1. Punishment for flaying live calf. Fb “kalv” II 79a.
Q211.6.2. Q211.6.2. Punishment for killing sacred whale. Polynesia: *Beckwith Myth 504f.
Q211.7. Q211.7. Punishment for splitting head and eating man‘s brains. Greek: Frazer Apollodorus I 369 n. 4 (Tydeus).
Q211.8. Q211.8. Punishment for desire to murder. (Cf. Q210.1, Q469.4, Q552.19.2.) Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: Neuman; Eskimo (Smith Sound): Kroeber JAFL XII 177, (Greenland): Rink 157, 222, 469, Holm 47, (Cumberland Sound): Boas BAM XV 62.
Q211.8.1. Q211.8.1. Wounded king exacts fine from those intending to slay him. Irish myth: Cross.
Q211.9. Q211.9. Fratricide punished. (Cf. Q411, Q414.0.13.) Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: Boberg; Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q211.9.1. Q211.9.1. God punishes murder of brother-in-law by having murderer’s male heirs die. (Cf. Q558.) Heptameron No. 40.
Q211.9.2. Q211.9.2. Punishment for killing foster brother. Irish myth: Cross.
Q211.10. Q211.10. Punishment for murder of co-wife. Africa (Bankon): Ittman 100.
Q211.11. Q211.11. Punishment for wholesale massacre of tribe. India: Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 877.
Q211.12. Q211.12. Murder of parents punished by member of family. Tuamotu: Stimson MS (T-G. 3/818); Easter Island: Métraux Ethnology 385; Tonga: Gifford 53; Maori: Beckwith Myth 474.
Q211.13. Q211.13. Slave killed who killed enemy at owner‘s order. Icelandic: Boberg.
Q212. Q212. Theft punished. (Cf. Q221.8, Q413.1, Q428.2, Q431.15, Q451.0.4, Q451.1.1, Q451.2.2, Q451.4.1, Q451.5.2, Q451.6.2, Q451., Q458.0.3, Q458.2.2, Q467.2, Q469.10.2, Q520.2, Q551.2.3.ff., Q551.6.4, Q551.7.2, Q552.4, Q552.6, Q552.19.3, Q554.1, Q558.6, Q559.10, Q597.3.) *Bloomfield Am. Journ. Philology XLIV 227, *Penzer V 61 n. 1, 143 n., VI 19; *Loomis White Magic 98. – Swiss: Jegerlehner Oberwallis 325 No. 1; Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 96 No. 1, Keller; Jewish: *Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys; Easter Island: Métraux Ethnology 378; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 122; Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 195; Africa (Cameroon): Mansfield 225, (Luba): DeClerq Zs. f. KS IV 222, (Ekoi): Talbot 233; West Indies: Flowers 567.
Q212.1. Q212.1. Theft from dwarf (witch) revenged. *Hoffmann-Krayer Zs. f. Vksk. XXV 117.
Q212.2. Q212.2. Grave-robbing punished. Estonian: Aarne FFC XXV 116 No. 17.
Q212.3. Q212.3. Punishment of theft: origin of sweating. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q212.4. Q212.4. Stolen animal’s meat impossible to cook. *Loomis White Magic 101f.
Q213. Q213. Abduction punished. (Cf. Q411.8, Q595.2, R10.) Irish myth: Cross; India: Thompson-Balys.
Q215. Q215. Cannibalism punished. India: Thompson-Balys; Eskimo (Greenland): Holm 91.
Q217. Q217. Treason punished. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 597.
Q220. Q220. Impiety punished. (Cf. Q457.2, Q458.0.5, Q467.2, Q552., Q552., Q558.11, Q558.12, Q558.17, Q559.4, Q559.5.) Irish: *Cross, Beal XXI 317, 331, 335; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Jewish: *Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys.
Q220.1. Q220.1. Devil plagues impious people. Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 13 No. 113; Lithuanian: Balys Legends Nos. 719 – 43, 825f.; West Indies: Flowers 567.
Q220.1.1. Q220.1.1. Devil takes shape of old woman to punish impious nuns. Introduces them to three youths disguised as girls and brings about nuns‘ seduction. Nuns are stoned to death. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q221. Q221. Personal offences against gods punished. (Cf. Q551.3.4.2, Q552.14.0.1.).
Q221.1. Q221.1. Discourtesy to god punished. (Cf. Q327.) Irish: Beal XXI 336, O’Suilleabhain 125; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Greek: Grote I 32; India: *Thompson-Balys; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 132, *190, 233; Easter Island: Métraux Ethnology 141; Society Islands: Henry Ancient Tahiti (Honolulu, 1928) 382; West Indies: Flowers 567.
Q221.1.1. Q221.1.1. Discourtesy to messengers of the Gods punished. Jewish: Moreno Esdras, Neuman.
Q221.2. Q221.2. Punishment for opposition to Christ at crucifixion. (Cf. Q556.1.)
Q221.3. Q221.3. Blasphemy punished. (Cf. Q551.1.8, Q558.4.) *Loomis White Magic 98f.; Spanish: Keller, Espinosa Jr. No. 190; Jewish: *Neuman.
Q221.4. Q221.4. Seaman who defies God shipwrecked. England: Baughman; Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 18 No. 174.
Q221.4.1. Q221.4.1. Dam builder remarks that God Almighty could not sweep completed dam away. The whole structure gives away, disappears. U.S.: Baughman.
Q221.4.2. Q221.4.2. Man vows to recover loose boat or go to hell trying. He goes to hell. U.S.: Baughman.
Q221.4.3. Q221.4.3. Party of horsemen detained by bad weather vow to reach town whether God will or no. The earth swallows them up. (Cf. Q552.2.3.) England: Baughman.
Q221.5. Q221.5. Disobedience to God punished. Jewish: Moreno Esdras (Q229).
Q221.6. Q221.6. Lack of trust in God punished. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q221.7. Q221.7. Doubt of veracity of goddess‘ statement punished. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q221.8. Q221.8. Theft from water-deity punished. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q222. Q222. Punishment for desecration of holy places (images, etc.) (Cf. Q411.11, Q415.7, Q431.13, Q491.1.2, Q499.3, Q551.6.5, Q551.8.2, Q552.17, Q556.6, Q557.7, Q558.5, Q558.14, Q558.17, Q558.18, Q559.9.) Irish: *Cross, O’Suilleabhain 114; Spanish: Espinosa Jr. No. 190; Greek (Herodotus): Classical Philology XXXIX (1944) 179f.; Jewish: Neuman.
Q222.0.1. Q222.0.1. Stone in church sheds blood to foretell coming plunder of church. Irish myth: Cross.
Q222.0.2. Q222.0.2. Miraculous flow of blood from desecrated building or object. Irish myth: Cross.
Q222.1. Q222.1. Punishment for desecration of host. Irish: O‘Suilleabhain No. 190; England: Baughman; Heptameron No. 33.
Q222.1.1. Q222.1.1. Renegade priest punished by death for allowing heathen to defile the host. A knight slays the priest. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q222.2. Q222.2. Punishment for heaping indignities upon crucifix. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q222.3. Q222.3. Foul portrayal of Jesus on the Cross brings punishment to the artist and the man responsible. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q222.4. Q222.4. Magic storm as punishment for profaning of temple. Icelandic: Boberg.
Q222.5. Q222.5. Punishment for desecrating church (shrine, idol). Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q222.5.1. Q222.5.1. Stones fall in churchyard, punish desecrators of church. England: Baughman.
Q222.5.2. Q222.5.2. Magic storm as punishment for desecrating of temple. Icelandic: *Boberg.
Q222.5.3. Q222.5.3. Bold woman who danced naked in church is stricken with leprosy. *Loomis White Magic 97.
Q222.5.4. Q222.5.4. Thieves who attempt to steal from churches or shrines are miraculously rendered powerless to get out, and walk in a circle. *Loomis White Magic 97f., 98.
Q222.5.5. Q222.5.5. Desecrated church burned by burning straw carried by sparrow. (This is done through power of saint.) Irish myth: Cross; England, Wales, Scotland: Baughman.
Q222.5.6. Q222.5.6. Hand stuck for beating an idol. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q222.6. Q222.6. Punishment for desecration of holy temple utensils. Jewish: Neuman.
Q223. Q223. Punishment for neglect of services to gods (God). (Cf. Q523.7, Q554.2, Q557.7, Q559.4.) Spanish Exempla: Keller; India: *Thompson-Balys.
Q223.1. Q223.1. Neglect to pray punished. Köhler-Bolte I 148; Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 3361, Legends Nos. 691f.; Swiss: Jegerlehner Oberwallis 280 No. 47.
Q223.2. Q223.2. Neglect to thank gods punished. Greek: Fox 59.
Q223.3. Q223.3. Neglect to sacrifice punished. Alphabet No. 782; Greek: Frazer Apollodorus I 305 n. 3; Jewish: Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys.
Q223.4. Q223.4. Neglect to hear confessional punished. Scala Celi 47a No. 263; Alphabet No. 175; Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q223.4.1. Q223.4.1. Priest joins devils after death because he lets woman die without confession. Scala Celi 161b No. 916.
Q223.5. Q223.5. Neglect to attend church punished. U.S.: Baughman; Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 18 No. 1167.
Q223.6. Q223.6. Failure to observe holiness of Sabbath punished. (Cf. Q551.2.2, Q552.14.1.) *Loomis White Magic 99f.; Irish myth: *Cross; England, Scotland, U.S.: *Baughman; Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 3375, Legends Nos. 719 – 45; Jewish: *Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys.
Q223.7. Q223.7. Punishment for neglect of mass. Irish: O‘Suilleabhain 98.
Q223.7.1. Q223.7.1. Virgin Mary appears to lady who neglected to hear mass. Woman awakens from trance to find piece of taper the Virgin took from her. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q223.8. Q223.8. Failure to do penance punished. Monk fails and becomes ill. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q223.9. Q223.9. Neglect to fast punished. Jewish: Neuman.
Q223.9.1. Q223.9.1. Neglect to fast punished by sight of dragon ready to carry man off to hell. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q223.9.2. Q223.9.2. Musician flogged for eating a kid on Friday (day of fast). (Cf. Q458.) Icelandic: Boberg.
Q223.10. Q223.10. Neglect to study scriptures punished.
Q223.10.1. Q223.10.1. Neglect to study Tora punished. Jewish: Neuman.
Q223.11. Q223.11. Failure to circumcise child punished. Jewish: Neuman.
Q223.12. Q223.12. Failure to finish period of mourning punished. Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 180.
Q223.13. Q223.13. Neglect of clerical duties punished. Irish myth: Cross.
Q223.13.1. Q223.13.1. Monk neglecting to prostrate self at canonical hours expelled from monastery by saint and dies on seventh day. Irish myth: Cross.
Q223.13.2. Q223.13.2. Punishment (fine) for not giving benediction on finished work. Irish myth: Cross.
Q223.14. Q223.14. Punishment for failure to give customary offering to gods. Marquesas: Handy 81, Métraux Ethnology 329.
Q224. Q224. Punishment for betraying confessional. (Cf. Q414.0.9.) *Dickson 46 n. 55; *Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 302; *Krappe “La fille de l’homme riche” Byzantion XVII (1944 – 45) 339 – 346; Irish: Beal XXI 334.
Q225. Q225. Punishment for scoffing at religious teachings. (Cf. Q415.8, Q458.0.5, Q551.10.1, Q552.7, Q552.8, Q552.13.1.2, Q553.1, Q554.3, Q554.4, Q555.1, Q558.1.) Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 18 Nos. 171 – 173; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Jewish: Neuman.
Q225.1. Q225.1. Heresy punished. (Cf. Q414.0.8, Q469.7, Q559.11.) Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q225.2. Q225.2. Punishment for denying pagan gods. (Cf. Q413.6.)
Q225.3. Q225.3. Punishment for doubting Buddha‘s religion. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 479.
Q226. Q226. Punishment for leaving holy orders. (Cf. Q520.5, Q551.3.4.3.)
Q226.1. Q226.1. Hermit leaving his cell to become robber falls and breaks his neck. He has seen a penitent robber’s soul borne to heaven and resolves therefore to be a robber. *Crane Vitry 166 No. 72; Kittredge Englische Studien XIX 177; *Herbert III 60. Cf. Type 756B.
Q226.2. Q226.2. Mutinous clerics expelled in shapes of swine. (Cf. Q551.3.2.) Irish myth: *Cross.
Q227. Q227. Punishment for opposition to holy person. (Cf. Q286.1, Q421.2, Q428.3, Q451.3.3, Q451., Q457.4, Q494.1, Q551.2.1, Q551.6.2, Q551.7.1, Q551.8.4, Q551.9.1, Q552., Q552.1.4, Q552., Q552., Q552., Q552., Q552., Q552.13.1.1, Q552.13.2.1, Q552.13.2.2, Q552.13.3, Q552.15, Q552.16, Q552.18.1, Q552.18.2, Q552.19.1, Q556.4, Q556.5, Q557.6, Q558.13, Q559.5, Q559.7, Q571.1, Q572.3, Q575, Q576.1, Q582.7, Q591, Q595.1.) *Loomis White Magic 98, 101f.; Irish: *Cross, O‘Suilleabhain 82f., Beal XXI 328; Icelandic: *Boberg; Jewish: *Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 59, 1249.
Q227.1. Q227.1. Punishment for slaying king under holy protection. Irish myth: Cross.
Q227.1.1. Q227.1.1. Punishment for imprisoning person under holy protection. Irish myth: Cross.
Q227.2. Q227.2. Punishment for looking at saint’s corpse. Irish myth: *Cross.
Q227.3. Q227.3. Saint (hero) drives chariot over person who displeases him. Irish myth: *Cross.
Q228. Q228. Punishment for trying to harm sacred animal. Glutton tries to kill a pig dedicated to St. Anthony. The pig turns upon him and tramples him severely. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q231. Q231. Brahmin punished for killing animal. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q232. Q232. Punishment for change of religious faith.
Q232.1. Q232.1. Pagan punished by fellows for conversion to Christianity. Irish myth: Cross.
Q232.2. Q232.2. Punishment of Jew for apostasy. Jewish: Neuman.
Q232.2.1. Q232.2.1. Punishment for leaving Palestine. Jewish: Neuman.
Q233. Q233. Punishment for yielding to temptation by the devil. (Cf. Q582.2.) Irish myth: Cross.
Q235. Q235. Cursing punished.
Q235.1. Q235.1. Man put in moon for cursing God. He is now the man in the moon. (Cf. A751, Q221.3.) U.S.: Baughman.
Q236. Q236. Punishment for deceiving (divine) emperor. Chinese: Graham:
Q237. Q237. Idolatry punished. Jewish: *Neuman.
Q240. Q240. Sexual sins punished.
Q241. Q241. Adultery punished. (Cf. Q411.0.1, Q413.2, Q414.0.2, Q416.1.1, Q418.1, Q421.0.2, Q421.0.6, Q424.2, Q428.1, Q431.8, Q432.2, Q434.1, Q451.1.5, Q451.2.4, Q451.4.8, Q451.5.1, Q451.6.1, Q451.14, Q455.2, Q456.0.1, Q457.3, Q458.0.1, Q461.3, Q466.1, Q469.1, Q473.0.2, Q473.1.1, Q473.2.1, Q478.1, Q478.2, Q478.3, Q484, Q493.1, Q499.2.1, Q537.1, Q552.3.0.3, Q555.2, Q587.) **Encyc. Rel. Ethics s.v. “adultery”; *Schoepperle 446ff.; *Penzer II 88 n. 1, VI 189 n. 2; Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 228; Herbert III 134, 472, 574; Boccaccio Decameron V No. 8 (*Lee 166); *Chauvin VIII 120 No. 104; Alphabet Nos. 35 – 37; Wesselski Bebel I 175 No. 18; Grimm No. 4; Loomis White Magic 99; Foulché-Delbosc and Krappe “La légende du roi Ramire” Revue Hispanique LXXVIII (1930) 489 – 543. – Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Italian Novella: *Rotunda; Greek: Fox 197 (cf. K1563); Jewish: *Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 794, 1369; Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 127; Easter Island: Métraux Ethnology 114; Marquesas: Handy 113, 118; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 170; Tonga: Gifford 76, 119; N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 344 n. 240; S. A. Indian (Toba): Métraux MAFLS XL 120, 161; Africa (Congo): Grenfell 817.
Q241.1. Q241.1. Desire to commit adultery punished. Irish myth: Cross.
Q241.2. Q241.2. Lover refuses to take back unfaithful paramour. English romance: Malory IX 39.
Q242. Q242. Incest punished. (Cf. Q414.0.3, Q421.0.6, Q431.8.1, Q451.4.3, Q451.7.3, Q520.3, Q541.3, Q552.19.4.) Spanish Exempla: Keller; Jewish: Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys.
Q242.1. Q242.1. Cohabitation of godfather and godmother punished. (Cf. P296.) Andrejev FFC LXIX 240.
Q242.2. Q242.2. Father-daughter incest punished. India: *Thompson-Balys.
Q242.3. Q242.3. Punishment for man who makes advances to sister-in-law. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q242.4. Q242.4. Father of incestuous children punished. Eskimo (Bering Strait): Nelson RBAE XVIII 481, (Cumberland Sound): Boas BAM XV 209.
Q243. Q243. Incontinence punished – miscellaneous. (Cf. Q414.0.3, Q414.0.3.1, Q431.5.3, Q433.6, Q451.1.4.1, Q458.2.1.) Irish myth: *Cross; Jewish: *Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Graham.
Q243.0.1. Q243.0.1. Punishment by extinction of royal line for sexual incontinence. Irish myth: Cross.
Q243.0.2. Q243.0.2. Suspected incontinence unjustly punished. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q243.1. Q243.1. Prostitution punished.
Q243.1.1. Q243.1.1. Harlot punished by being burned (in hell). Irish myth: *Cross.
Q243.1.2. Q243.1.2. Punishment for forcing a girl to become prostitute. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q243.2. Q243.2. Seduction punished. (Cf. K1360, Q421.0.7, Q431.5, Q458.2.3, Q531.5.) Italian Novella: *Rotunda; S. A. Indian (Tucuna): Nimuendaju BBAE CXLIII (3) 724, (Huamachuco): Métraux RMLP XXXIII 151.
Q243.2.1. Q243.2.1. Attempted seduction punished. (Cf. Q424.3, Q431.5.1, Q469.10.1.) Icelandic: Boberg; Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q243.3. Q243.3. Punishment for taking concubine. (Cf. Q499.2.2.) Irish myth: Cross.
Q243.4. Q243.4. Punishment for taking heathen wives. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q243.5. Q243.5. Punishment for consorting with one of lower class. India: *Thompson-Balys.
Q243.6. Q243.6. Tiger instead of girl in box tears lecherous teacher to pieces. India: *Thompson-Balys.
Q244. Q244. Punishment for ravisher. (Cf. Q411.7, Q421.0.3, Q431.6, Q451.6.0.1, Q467.4, Q552.1.2.) India: *Thompson-Balys.
Q244.0.1. Q244.0.1. Ravisher is forced to marry girl and then is executed. Italian Novella: *Rotunda.
Q244.1. Q244.1. Punishment for attempted rape. (Cf. Q411.2.) Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q244.2. Q244.2. Knight who ravished nun captured when she miraculously appears before him on his horse and holds reins until he is taken. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q244.3. Q244.3. Prostitute with venereal disease sent to lecherous king. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q245. Q245. Punishment for refusal to marry after girl is pregnant. (Cf. Q263, Q451.2.1.)
Q246. Q246. Mortal‘s attempt to defile goddess punished. Greek: Frazer Apollodorus II 34 n. 2 (Iasion and Demeter).
Q246.1. Q246.1. Goddess killed for infidelity with mortal. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 37.
Q247. Q247. Punishment for desertion of fairy mistress. (Cf. F302, F361, Q469.11.) Irish myth: Cross.
Q248. Q248. Punishment for banishing wife at wish of paramour. (Cf. Q241, Q556.9.) Irish myth: Cross.
Q251. Q251. Punishment for refusal to have children. (Cf. Q431.4, Q552.9, T572.) *Type 755; Fb “barn” IV 26a; Bolte Zs. f. Vksk. XIV 114; Lithuanian: Balys Legends Nos. 392ff.
Q251.1. Q251.1. Punishment for abortion. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 918.
Q252. Q252. Punishment for breaking betrothal. (Cf. Q416.0.1.) Jewish: bin Gorion Born Judas VI 237ff., 316.
Q252.1. Q252.1. Wife stealing punished with death. (Cf. K1371.) Marquesas: Handy 103.
Q253. Q253. Sodomy punished. (Cf. Q414.0.11, T463.) Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q253.0.1. Q253.0.1. Sodomy punished by death. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q253.0.2. Q253.0.2. Sodomist rebuked by youth. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q253.1. Q253.1. Bestiality punished. (Cf. T465.) India: Thompson-Balys; Marquesas: Handy 121; Samoa: Beckwith Myth 103.
Q253.2. Q253.2. Homosexuality punished. Jewish: *Neuman.
Q254. Q254. Girl punished for becoming pregnant. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q255. Q255. Punishment of woman who prefers mortal lover to gods. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q256. Q256. Punishment for clandestine lover of princess. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q257. Q257. Refusal of conjugal relations punished. Jewish: *Neuman.
Q260. Q260. Deceptions punished. (Cf. Q551.2, Q558.10.) India: Thompson-Balys.
Q261. Q261. Treachery punished. (Cf. Q413.8, Q414.0.5, Q414.0.6.1, Q417.2, Q423, Q431.2, Q431.10, Q433.7, Q451.1.3, Q451.4.4, Q451.5.4, Q469.7.1, Q552.1.5, Q581.0.1.) Irish myth: *Cross; Missouri French: Carrière; Spanish: Espinosa II Nos. 113, 119, III No. 264, Espinosa Jr. Nos. 75, 80, 106, 110, 126, 138 – 42; Greek: Grote I 88f., 109, 171, 203; Jewish: *Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys; Eskimo (Mackenzie Area): Jenness 87; (West Hudson Bay): Boas BAM XV 551f.; Tuamotu: Stimson MS (z-G. 3/1122, T-G. 3/912); Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 87, 331; Tonga: Gifford 101, 142; S. A. Indian (Chiriguano): Métraux RMLP XXXIII 180.
Q261.1. Q261.1. Intended treachery punished. (Cf. Q210.1, Q552.2.3.4.) Irish myth: Cross.
Q261.2. Q261.2. Treacherous wife punished. (Cf. K2213.)
Q261.2.1. Q261.2.1. Treacherous wife abandoned by lover for fear of treachery. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q262. Q262. Impostor punished. (Cf. K1900, Q413.3, Q414.0.6, Q414.1.1, Q416.0.3, Q431.7, Q433.4, Q458.0.4, Q552.1.3.) English: Wells 42 (Arthour and Merlin); Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “usurpateur”, “imposteur”; Missouri French: Carrière; Spanish: Keller, Espinosa Jr. Nos. 106 – 110, Espinosa II Nos. 133 – 135; India: *Thompson-Balys.
Q263. Q263. Lying (perjury) punished. (Cf. Q431.17, Q451.1.7, Q451.3.2, Q451.5.3, Q451.7.1, Q488.1, Q551.6.1, Q551.8.5, Q551.9.2, Q552.1.7, Q558.2, Q558.15, Q591.) *Fb “sværge” III 692b, “ed” I 234; Wienert FFC LVI 55 (ET 146), 104 (ST 166, 455); Scala Celi 103b No. 556; Alphabet Nos. 380, 417. – Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg; Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 19 No. 177; Spanish: Keller, Espinosa Jr. Nos. 115, 188, Espinosa II No. 94; Jewish: *Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 113, 150, II 529, 1272; Hawaii: Beckwith 153; Tuamotu: Stimson MS (T-G. 3/711); Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 98; Eskimo (Greenland): Rasmussen III 160; Africa (Fjort): Dennett 89 No. 22, (Ibo, Nigeria): Thomas 124, (Dahome): Einstein 29.
Q263.1. Q263.1. Death as punishment for perjury. Irish myth: *Cross.
Q265. Q265. False judging punished. (Cf. Q551.8.1, Q558.16, Q559.8.) India: Thompson-Balys.
Q265.1. Q265.1. Bribed false judge punished. (Cf. J1192.) Alphabet No. 433; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Jewish: *Neuman.
Q265.1.1. Q265.1.1. Unjust judges punished in hell. Irish myth: *Cross.
Q265.2. Q265.2. Punishment for (undeserved) satire. (Cf. Q558.8.) Irish myth: *Cross.
Q265.2.1. Q265.2.1. Blotches on face of satirist (judge) as punishment for wrongful satire (judgment). Irish myth: *Cross.
Q265.3. Q265.3. Judge must yield bench to son because he had made a false judgment. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q265.4. Q265.4. Punishment for undeserved curse. Irish myth: Cross.
Q266. Q266. Punishment for breaking promise. Jewish: *Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 187.
Q266.1. Q266.1. Man promises more to church than he can possibly provide: punished. Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 18 No. 176.
Q267. Q267. Hypocrisy punished.
Q267.1. Q267.1. Devil comes for hypocrite. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q268. Q268. Flattery punished. Jewish: Neuman; Spanish Exempla: Keller (Q393.1.)
Q270. Q270. Misdeeds concerning property punished. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q271. Q271. Debtor punished. (Cf. Q421.0.1, Q473.0.1, Q491.2, Q499.5.)
Q271.1. Q271.1. Debtor deprived of burial. (Cf. Q421.0.1, Q491.) See all references to E341 (The grateful dead). **A. Esmein “Débiteurs privés de sepulture” Mélanges d‘histoire du droit (Paris, 1886) 244ff.; S. Riccobono “Cristianesimo e diritto privato” Revista di diritto civile III (1911) 43ff.; Antonucci Lares I No. 2 (1930) 3 – 5.
Q271.2. Q271.2. Devil condemns rich man who does not repent until ready to die. Scala Celi 57b No. 322; Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q271.3. Q271.3. Woman on visit to world of dead may not return until she pays debt to dead. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q272. Q272. Avarice punished. (Cf. Q552.3.5, Q589.1.0.1, W151.) *Hdwb. d. Märchens I 188 nn. 154, 166, 167; Crane Liber de Miraculis 86 No. 10; Icelandic: *Boberg; Irish myth: *Cross; Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 774*; Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 98, 760C*, 836C*, Keller; India: Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Graham, Eberhard FFC CXX 67, 196; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 268, 556, 1264; Tonga: Gifford 207; Tuamotu: Beckwith Myth 504; Maori: ibid. 374; Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 396; Africa (Wakweli): Bender 63, 106, (Fang): Tessman 117, (Jaunde): Heepe 247ff.; West Indies: Flowers 568.
Q272.1. Q272.1. Devil carries off rich man. Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 281; Crane Vitry 204 Nos. 170; Scala Celi 60b, 80a Nos. 322, 456.
Q272.1.1. Q272.1.1. Devil carries off rich man at death. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q272.2. Q272.2. Avaricious man has neck broken when top of his treasure chest falls on him. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q272.3. Q272.3. Avaricious miser tries to eat his adored money and chokes to death. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q272.4. Q272.4. Avaricious woman and her gold consumed by hell’s fires which burn in her grave. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q273. Q273. Usury punished. Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 198; Alphabet Nos. 231, 278, 287, 794; Scala Celi 154b, 168a Nos. 852, 955 – 959; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Jewish: *Neuman.
Q273.1. Q273.1. Devil comes for usurer. (Cf. R11.2.1.) Scala Celi 168a Nos. 953, 954; Alphabet No. 758; Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q273.1.1. Q273.1.1. Dead usurer fed molten silver by devil. Crane Vitry 203 No. 168; Alphabet No. 785; Mensa Philosophica No. 221; Scala Celi 168a No. 953; Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q273.2. Q273.2. Usurer refused burial. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q273.3. Q273.3. Usurer punished in hell. *Crane Vitry Nos. 167 – 170 and passim; Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q273.4. Q273.4. Church built by usurer’s money made to collapse by devil. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q274. Q274. Swindler punished. (Cf. Q414.0.6.1, Q456.0.2, Q491.1.1, Q557.3.)
Q274.1. Q274.1. Devils carry away stones of church built with ill-gotten money. Scala Celi 84a No. 481.
Q274.2. Q274.2. Devil suffocates swindling merchant. (Cf. Q425.) Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q274.3. Q274.3. Use of false weights and measures punished. Jewish: *Neuman.
Q275. Q275. Remover of landmarks punished. Kuhn Sagen aus Westfalen I 40f. No. 34, 118 No. 127, 177 No. 187; Hoffman JAFL II 33; Frahm Am Urquell II 202.
Q276. Q276. Stinginess punished. (Cf. Q551.2.8, Q589.4.) India: *Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 342.
Q277. Q277. Covetousness punished. Jewish: *Neuman, Moreno Esdras (Q332).
Q280. Q280. Unkindness punished. Irish: Beal XXI 320; Missouri French: Carrière; Jewish: Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 127; Africa (Duala): Lederbogen JAS IV 67, (Bulu): Krug 109, (Congo): Weeks Congo 216.
Q281. Q281. Ingratitude punished. (Cf. Q551.6.3, Q597.2.) Irish: Beal XXI 331; Spanish: Keller, Espinosa III No. 264, Espinosa Jr. No. 41; Jewish: *Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 1159; Maori, Samoa, Tonga: *Beckwith Myth 504f.; Africa: Woodson 64, (Wakweli): Bender 50, Sieber 89ff., (Bantu): Einstein 148, (Lokele): Grenfell 820, (Jaunde): Heepe 89, (Fang): Tessman 188; West Indies: Flowers 568; Jamaica: Beckwith MAFLS XVII 267 No. 76.
Q281.1. Q281.1. Ungrateful children punished. (Cf. Q551.1, Q557.1, Q557.2, Q588.) Irish: Cross, O’Suilleabhain 46, Beal XXI 317; Jewish: *Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys.
Q281.1.1. Q281.1.1. Devils carry off girl who abuses her mother. Scala Celi 99a No. 531; Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q281.1.2. Q281.1.2. Girl cruel to her mother is slain by God. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
Q281.2. Q281.2. Ungrateful ruler is deposed. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
Q281.3. Q281.3. Woman eats flesh and leaves cat only bones of fish cat has caught for them. Cursed by cat. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q281.4. Q281.4. Ungrateful king raises old woman‘s rent; miraculous punishment. (Cf. W154.2.) India: Thompson-Balys.
Q283. Q283. Irreverent young people punished by outraged old man. Icelandic: Boberg; Koryak: *Jochelson JE VI 365f.; Eskimo: *Boas BAM XV 361; N. A. Indian (Tsimshian): Boas BBAE XXVII 95.
Q284. Q284. Reproach concerning physical deformity (blemish) punished. (Cf. Q411.9.) Irish myth: Cross.
Q285. Q285. Cruelty punished. (Cf. E501.3.1, Q415.3.1.) Spanish: Espinosa Jr. No. 187; Jewish: *Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys; Africa: Stanley 61, 103.
Q285.1. Q285.1. Cruelty to animals punished. India: Thompson-Balys.
Q285.1.1. Q285.1.1. Punishment for cutting off bird’s tongue. (Cf. Q451.4, Q552.5.1.) Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 19 No. 182; Japanese: Ikeda.
Q285.1.1.1. Q285.1.1.1. Man slits tongue of magpie so that it can learn to speak. His fingernails grow out like bird‘s claws as punishment. Wales: Baughman.
Q285.1.2. Q285.1.2. Punishment for breaking bird’s nest. Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 19 No. 183.
Q285.1.2.1. Q285.1.2.1. Boy reaches into bird‘s nest for pigeon’s eggs. A stone in the nest holds his hand for three days and nights. He is finally released by prayers. Wales: Baughman.
Q285.2. Q285.2. Cruelty to sick persons punished. Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 19 No. 181.
Q285.3. Q285.3. Cruel mutilation punished. (Cf. Q411.5.) Irish myth: Cross.
Q285.4. Q285.4. Slave-driving punished. (Cf. P270, Q291.2, Q558.7.) Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: *Neuman; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 706.
Q286. Q286. Uncharitableness punished. (Cf. Q494.1.1, Q552.3.0.1, Q571.2, Q572.2, Q574.2, Q585.1, Q595.3.) Irish: O‘Suilleabhain 93, 129, 131, Beal XXI 330, 337; Spanish: Espinosa Jr. Nos. 186, 202 – 04; Swiss: Jegerlehner Oberwallis 300 No. 16; India: *Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Werner 255; Africa (Ila, Rhodesia): Smith and Dale II 415 No. 14.
Q286.1. Q286.1. Uncharitableness to holy person punished. (Cf. Q1.1, Q553.3.5, Q556.11, Q589.1.) Type 766*; *Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 329; Irish: *Cross; O’Suilleabhain 22, Beal XXI 307; Spanish: Espinosa Jr. Nos. 183f., 202 – 04; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 192.
Q286.2. Q286.2. Priest will not bury dead unless paid in advance. Ruler has him buried alive with the corpse. (Cf. Q456.2.) Italian Novella: *Rotunda.
Q287. Q287. Refusal to grant request punished. (Cf. Q499.4.) Irish myth: Cross.
Q288. Q288. Punishment for mockery. (Cf. Q556.8, Q583.1.) Irish myth: *Cross; S. A. Indian (Chiriguano): Métraux RMLP XXXIII 181.
Q291. Q291. Hard-heartedness punished. (Cf. Q415.2.) Irish: O‘Suilleabhain 61, 130, Beal XXI 324, 337; Jewish: *Neuman.
Q291.1. Q291.1. St. Peter’s mother dropped from heaven because of hardheartedness. She is permitted to go to heaven on a stalk, but is weighted down by people holding to her skirts. She shakes them off. (Cf. Q172.) *Type 804; *BP III 538; Köhler-Bolte I 60.
Q291.2. Q291.2. Punishment of hard-hearted masters in other world. (Cf. Q285.4.) Lithuanian: Balys Legends Nos. 467 – 71; India: Thompson-Balys.
Q292. Q292. Inhospitality punished. (Cf. P320, Q45, Q551.6.7, Q556.7, W158.) Irish: *Cross, O‘Suilleabhain 53; Finnish: Kalevala rune 33; Swiss: Jegerlehner Oberwallis 323 No. 94; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Jewish: *Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 824; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 174; Africa (Wachaga): Gutmann 93, (Loango): Pechuël-Loesche 110.
Q292.1. Q292.1. Inhospitality to saint (god) punished. (Cf. Q1.1.) *Loomis White Magic 101; Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 772*; Russian: Andrejev No. 796I*; Swiss: Jegerlehner Oberwallis 295 No. 13; Spanish: Espinosa Jr. No. 181; Greek: Fox 20, 94; India: Thompson-Balys; S. A. Indian (Chincha): Alexander Lat. Am. 231.
Q292.2. Q292.2. Inhospitality to orphans punished. Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 3728.
Q292.3. Q292.3. Abuse of hospitality punished. Irish myth: *Cross.
Q295. Q295. Monkey destroys nest of bird who has made sport of him. Japanese: Ikeda; Indonesia: DeVries’s list No. 52.
Q296. Q296. Injustice punished. (Cf. Q265, Q552.1.6.) Irish myth: *Cross; Jewish: Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys.
Q296.1. Q296.1. Sack of flour pushed down on peasant who accuses his wife of theft from it. Icelandic: Boberg.
Q297. Q297. Slander punished. Jewish: *Neuman.

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