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Group No. 73


D. Magic

Group No.

D1300 – D1339

Group name

Function of magic objects I


D1300. D1300. Magic object gives supernatural wisdom.
D1300.1. D1300.1. Hat gives magic wisdom. (Cf. D1067.1.) *Type 328.
D1300.2. D1300.2. Cap gives magic wisdom. (Cf. D1067.3.) *Type 328.
D1300.3. D1300.3. Magic well of wisdom. (Cf. D926.) Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 49, Boberg.
D1300.3.1. D1300.3.1. Streams of wisdom flow from magic well. (Cf. D915.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1300.4. D1300.4. Stone gives magic wisdom. (Cf. D931.) Jewish: Neuman; Icelandic: Boberg.
D1300.5. D1300.5. Staff gives magic wisdom. (Cf. D1254.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1300.6. D1300.6. Charm gives magic wisdom. (Cf. D1273.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1300.7. D1300.7. Fox-heart gives magic wisdom. (Cf. D1015.1.5.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1301. D1301. Magic object teaches animal languages. (Cf. D1268.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1301.1. D1301.1. Magic turf from church-roof teaches animal languages. (Cf. D934.) *Fb “græstørv”.
D1301.2. D1301.2. Drinking blood teaches animal languages. (Cf. D1041.) – **Scott Thumb; Panzer Sigfrid 281 s.v. “Vogelsprache”. – Icelandic: Völsungasaga 45, Boberg.
D1301.3. D1301.3. Marvelous ruby teaches bird‘s speech. (Cf. D1071.) – India: Thompson-Balys.
D1301.4. D1301.4. Bird’s head (when eaten) teaches animal languages. India: Thompson-Balys.
D1302. D1302. Magic object teaches magic.
D1302.1. D1302.1. Magic axe teaches magic. (Cf. D1206) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1305. D1305. Magic object gives power of prophecy.
D1305.1. D1305.1. Drop of water from Paradise gives power of prophecy. (Cf. D1242.1.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1310. D1310. Magic object gives supernatural information.
D1310.1. D1310.1. Magic seat gives omniscience. (Cf. D1151.) Icelandic: Boberg.
D1310.2. D1310.2. Drop from magic cauldron gives supernatural information. (Cf. D1171.2.) – Irish myth: *Cross; Welsh: MacCulloch Celtic 110.
D1310.3. D1310.3. Intelligent ship. (Cf. D1123.) – Icelandic: Boberg; English: Child IV 376 – 80, V 275f.
D1310.4. D1310.4. Magic object tells how another fares.
D1310.4.1. D1310.4.1. Magic ring tells how another fares. (Cf. D1076.) – *Kittredge Witchcraft 111, 440 n. 55.
D1310.4.2. D1310.4.2. Magic plant bears fruit to indicate that heroine is ready to marry. (Cf. D965.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1310.4.3. D1310.4.3. Barley plant droops if prince is in trouble. (Cf. D965.15.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1310.5. D1310.5. Magic staff gives supernatural information. (Cf. D1254.) – – Irish myth: Cross.
D1310.6. D1310.6. Magic charm gives knowledge. (Cf. D1273.) – Irish myth: Cross.
D1310.7. D1310.7. Singing of wave gives supernatural information. (Cf. D911.1.) – Irish myth: *Cross.
D1310.8. D1310.8. Speaking and walking divan brings supernatural information. India: Thompson-Balys.
D1310.9. D1310.9. Magic water gives knowledge. (Cf. D1242.1.) – India: Thompson-Balys.
D1310.10. D1310.10. Magic fruit gives supernatural knowledge.
D1310.10.1. D1310.10.1. Magic apple gives supernatural knowledge. (Cf. D981.1.) – Jewish: Neuman.
D1310.10.2. D1310.10.2. Magic fig gives supernatural knowledge. (Cf. D981.5.) – Jewish: Neuman.
D1310.10.3. D1310.10.3. Magic grape gives supernatural knowledge. (Cf. D981.8.) – Jewish: Neuman.
D1310.11. D1310.11. Magic nut gives supernatural knowledge. (Cf. D985.) – Jewish: Neuman.
D1311. D1311. Magic object used for divination. Irish myth: *Cross.
D1311.1. D1311.1. Harp struck for divination. (Cf. D1231.) – Africa (Mpongwe): Nassau 15 No. 1.
D1311.2. D1311.2. Mirror answers questions. (Cf. D1163, D1323.1.) – *Type 709; *Böklen Sneewittchenstudien 70 (Leipzig, 1915); *MacCulloch Childhood 34ff.; *BP I 463; *Cox Cinderella 483. – Africa (Angola): Chatelain 29.
D1311.3. D1311.3. Oracular fountain. (Cf. D925.) – Irish: Plummer cli, *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg.
D1311.3.1. D1311.3.1. Spring gives omens. (Cf. D927.) – Type 709; Böklen Sneewittchenstudien (Leipzig, 1915) 73; *Kittredge Witchcraft 34, 394 n. 116.
D1311.3.1.1. D1311.3.1.1. Divination by water. Irish myth: *Cross.
D1311.4. D1311.4. Oracular tree. (Cf. D950.) – Irish: Plummer cliii, *Cross; India: Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Graham.
D1311.4.0.1. D1311.4.0.1. Oracular twig. (Cf. D953, D1254.2, D1311.15, D1314.2.) – Irish myth: Cross; Norse: MacCulloch Eddic 86; Tacitus Germania Ch. 10.
D1311. D1311. Sight of magic twigs gives foreknowledge of day’s events. Irish myth: Cross.
D1311.4.0.2. D1311.4.0.2. Falling of two trees reveals Savior‘s will as to separation of friends. Irish myth: Cross.
D1311.4.1. D1311.4.1. Tree appealed to as arbitrator. Penzer V 60.
D1311.4.1.1. D1311.4.1.1. Ash (quicken, rowan) used (by druids) for divinations. Irish myth: *Cross.
D1311.4.1.2. D1311.4.1.2. Hazel used by druids for divination. (Cf. D950.1.) – Irish myth: *Cross.
D1311.4.2. D1311.4.2. Speaking trees give prophecy. Jewish: *bin Gorion Born Judas@2 III 140, 307.
D1311.5. D1311.5. Oracular flame. (Cf. D1271.) – Norwegian: Dasent Popular Tales from the Norse (New York, 1888) 261.
D1311.6. D1311.6. Divination by heavenly bodies. (Cf. D1291.) – Jewish: Neuman.
D1311.6.0.1. D1311.6.0.1. Divination by looking upon astrolabe. Jewish: Neuman.
D1311.6.1. D1311.6.1. Moon (stars) answers questions. Africa (Tonga): Junod 266ff., (Swahili): Baker FL XXXVII 299f. No. 16.
D1311.6.2. D1311.6.2. Magic cloud answers questions. (Cf. D901.) Chinese: Graham.
D1311.6.3. D1311.6.3. Sun answers questions. (Cf. D1291.1.) – Type 709; *Böklen Sneewittchenstudien (Leipzig, 1915) 72; Cox Cinderella 483.
D1311.6.4. D1311.6.4. Divination by stars. (Cf. D1291.2.) – Jewish: Neuman; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 828.
D1311.7. D1311.7. Oracular image. (Cf. D1268.) – *Dickson 193 (n. 75) ff.
D1311.7.1. D1311.7.1. Oracular artificial head. (Cf. D1268.) – *Dickson 200 n. 94, 213 n. 145.
D1311.7.2. D1311.7.2. Oracular brazen lion. Dickson 197 n. 83.
D1311.8. D1311.8. Divination by head (skull). (Cf. D992, D1610.5, M118.) – *Dickson 201 n. 97; Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 46.
D1311.8.1. D1311.8.1. Dog’s head used for divination. (Cf. D1011.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1311.8.2. D1311.8.2. Cut-off head prophesies fight. Icelandic: Boberg.
D1311.9. D1311.9. Coconut shell answers questions. Sinks for yes, floats for no. (Cf. D985.1.) – Sulka of New Britain: Dixon 132 and 132 n. 2.
D1311.10. D1311.10. Divination by part of animal‘s body.
D1311.10.1. D1311.10.1. Divination by shoulder-bone of sheep. (Cf. D1013.) – *Kittredge Witchcraft 144, 462 n. 44.
D1311.10.2. D1311.10.2. Divination from gall and liver of pig. (Cf. D1015.2.) Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 19 note 1, 91.
D1311.11. D1311.11. Oracular river. (Cf. D915.)
D1311.11.1. D1311.11.1. River says, “The time has come but not the man”. Man thus induced to drown himself. – *Fb “tid” III 789b; *Lizbarski Am Urds-Brunnen IV 56. – England: Baughman; Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 54 No. 460; Netherlands: Sinninghe FFC CXXXII 52 No. 1; Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 3495; Livonian: Loorits in FFC LXVI 45 No. 44f.; Estonian: Aarne in FFC XXV 136 No. 95.
D1311.12. D1311.12. Oracular bell. (Cf. D1213.)
D1311.12.1. D1311.12.1. Bell sounds to designate pope. (Cf. D1213.) – Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “cloche”.
D1311.13. D1311.13. Plant used for divination. (Cf. D965.)
D1311.13.1. D1311.13.1. Mandrake as magic forecaster. (Cf. D965.1, D1314.7.1.) – *Starck; *Taylor JAFL XXXI 561f.
D1311.13.2. D1311.13.2. Weeds used for divination. Africa (Fang): Einstein 51.
D1311.14. D1311.14. Divination from chance reading of sacred (magic) book. Jewish: Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1311.15. D1311.15. Magic rod used for divination. (Cf. D1311.4.0.1.) – Irish myth: *Cross.
D1311.15.1. D1311.15.1. Magic yew rod used by druid to discover whereabouts of woman carried off by fairies to underground retreat. Irish myth: *Cross.
D1311.16. D1311.16. Oracular stone. (Cf. D931.) Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg; India: Thompson-Balys; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 89.
D1311.16.0.1. D1311.16.0.1. Saint’s blessing makes stone oracular. Irish myth: Cross.
D1311.16.1. D1311.16.1. Number of screams from stone indicates number of kings to descend from man standing upon it. Irish myth: Cross.
D1311.17. D1311.17. Divination by magic weapon. (Cf. D1080.)
D1311.17.1. D1311.17.1. Magic spear gives omen of victory. (Cf. D1084.) – Irish myth: *Cross.
D1311.17.2. D1311.17.2. Divination by magic arrow. (Cf. D1092.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1311.17.3. D1311.17.3. Lance sounds when knocked on shield, except when its owner will be defeated. Icelandic: Boberg.
D1311.18. D1311.18. Oracular ring. (Cf. D1076.) Icelandic: Boberg.
D1311.19. D1311.19. Divination by water. (Cf. D1242.1.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1311.20. D1311.20. Oracular pubic hair. (Cf. D991.2.) – India: Thompson-Balys.
D1311.21. D1311.21. Divination by cup. (Cf. D1171.6.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1311.22. D1311.22. Divination from (sound of) wind. (Cf. D906.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1311.23. D1311.23. Divination with chessboard. (Cf. D1209.7.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1312. D1312. Magic object gives advice. *Huet 94. – N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 297 n. 86b.; Africa (Bankon): Ittman 97.
D1312.1. D1312.1. Bodily members as advisers. (Cf. D990.) – N.A.Indian: *Thompson Tales 318 n. 150.
D1312.1.1. D1312.1.1. Excrements as advisers. (Cf. D1002.) – N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 296 n. 83c.
D1312.2. D1312.2. Magic bone gives advice. (Cf. D1013.) – Africa (Basuto): Jacottet 192 No. 28.
D1312.3. D1312.3. Speaking grass gives advice. (Cf. D965.12.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1312.4. D1312.4. Magic book gives advice. (Cf. D1266.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1313. D1313. Magic object points out road. *BP I 434. – Irish myth: Cross; N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 297 n. 86c.
D1313.1. D1313.1. Magic ball indicates road. Rolls ahead. (Cf. D1256.) – Type 425; Tegethoff 43; *Chauvin V 87 No. 27 n. 2, VII 98 No. 375 n. 3; *Kittredge Gawain 170 n. 2. – Irish myth: Cross; Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “boule”; India: Thompson-Balys; U.S. (Ozarks): Randolph Who Blowed Up the Church House (New York, 1953) 59.
D1313.1.1. D1313.1.1. Magic ball of thread indicates road. Rolls ahead. (Cf. D1184.1) – *Köhler-Bolte I 407; BP I 434; Fb “nøgle”.
D1313.1.2. D1313.1.2. Magic rolling cake indicates road. (Cf. D1031.2.) BP III 458f.; Hdwb. d. Märch. I 335a.
D1313.2. D1313.2. Hat thrown in air indicates road. (Cf. D1067.1.) – Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “chapeau”.
D1313.3. D1313.3. Copper horseman indicates road. By striking his hand one makes him turn and indicate the proper road for travelers. (Cf. D1268, D1626.) – Chauvin V 33 No. 16.
D1313.4. D1313.4. Blinded trickster directed by trees. He asks them their names and by their answers he can tell where he is. (Cf. D950.) – N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 297 n. 86a.
D1313.5. D1313.5. Magic stick indicates road. (Cf. D1254.) – Fb “kjæp” II 151a.
D1313.5.1. D1313.5.1. Saint‘s staff as an excellent pilot at sea. *Loomis White Magic 90.
D1313.5.2. D1313.5.2. Reed as direction finder. (Cf. D953) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1313.6. D1313.6. Magic apple indicates road. Rolls ahead. (Cf. D981.1.) – Irish myth: *Cross.
D1313.7. D1313.7. Magic flute indicates road. (Cf. D1223.1.) – Africa (Ibo of Nigeria): Thomas 146.
D1313.8. D1313.8. Magic two-edged knife indicates direction. Points in proper direction; bends downward to indicate wrong direction. (Cf. D1083.) – Africa (Ekoi): Talbot 127.
D1313.9. D1313.9. Charm (medicine) indicates direction. (Cf. D1241.) – Africa (Ekoi): Talbot 34.
D1313.10. D1313.10. Magic feather indicates road. (Cf. D1021.) – *BP II 37.
D1313.11. D1313.11. Magic fountain indicates road for saint by removing itself. (Cf. D925.) – Irish: Plummer cli, *Cross.
D1313.12. D1313.12. Magic cake indicates road. Rolls ahead. (Cf. D1031.2.) – *Hdwb. d. Märchens s.v. “Ariadnefaden” n. 12.
D1313.13. D1313.13. Magic shoe points out road. (Cf. D1065.2.) – Scottish: Campbell-McKay No. 22.
D1313.14. D1313.14. Magic thornbush points out road. (Cf. D958.) – India: Thompson-Balys.
D1313.15. D1313.15. Magic wheel indicates road. (Cf. D1207.) – Irish myth: *Cross.
D1313.16. D1313.16. Magic pillar of fire indicates direction. (Cf. D1271.) – Jewish: Neuman.
D1314. D1314. Magic object indicates desired place. Irish myth: Cross; Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 70f. Nos 598 – 604; Jewish: Neuman; Chinese: Werner 197.
D1314.0.1. D1314.0.1. Magic object shows place where person has been killed. India: Thompson-Balys.
D1314.1. D1314.1. Magic arrow indicates desired place. (Cf. D1092.)
D1314.1.1. D1314.1.1. Magic arrow shot to determine place to lodge for night. Köhler-Bolte I 554.
D1314.1.2. D1314.1.2. Magic arrow shot to determine where to build city. (Cf. D1314.4.) *Köhler-Bolte I 554.
D1314.1.3. D1314.1.3. Magic arrow shot to determine where to seek bride. Köhler-Bolte I 419, 554. – English: Child II 499; India: Thompson-Balys; Hawaii: Dixon 75f. n. 65.
D1314.1.4. D1314.1.4. Magic arrow indicates place to build church. Fb “kirke” II 125a.
D1314.1.5. D1314.1.5. Arrow shot to determine burial place. English: Child I 185. III 106.
D1314.1.6. D1314.1.6. Arrow shot into air discovers iron pit. – India: Thompson-Balys.
D1314.1.7. D1314.1.7. Arrow shot to discover direction of attacking army. Jewish: Neuman.
D1314.2. D1314.2. Magic wand (twig) locates hidden treasure. (Cf. D954, D1254, D1254.2.) – *Barrett and Besterman The Divining Rod (London 1926); Encyc. Religion and Ethics II 832a; Fb “finkelrut”, “skat”, “pilegren”; *Norlind Skattsägner 28. – Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 86; Eng., U.S.; *Baughman; Finnish-Swedish: Wessman 77 No. 650.
D1314.2.1. D1314.2.1. Divining rod sinks at place where tribe shall settle. S. A. Indian (Inca): Alexander Lat. Am. 249.
D1314.2.2. D1314.2.2. Divining rod (twig) locates underground water supply. Ireland, England, U. S.: *Baughman.
D1314.2.3. D1314.2.3. Divining rod points to house of thief. England: Baughman.
D1314.2.4. D1314.2.4. Divining rod (twig) points out spot where unwed mother had drowned child. U.S.: Baughman.
D1314.2.5. D1314.2.5. Saint‘s staff becomes tree to indicate building site. England: Baughman.
D1314.2.6. D1314.2.6. Golden staff stuck into ground finds site for city. S. A. Indian (Inca): Rowe BBAE CXLIII (2) 317.
D1314.3. D1314.3. Saint’s bachall discovers gold. (Cf. D1277.) – Irish: Plummer clxxv, Cross.
D1314.4. D1314.4. Bell indicates place for settlement. Remains dumb until place destined for saint‘s final settlement is reached. (Cf. D1213, D1314.1.2, D1314.2.1.) – Irish: Plummer clxxvii, *Cross.
D1314.4.0.1. D1314.4.0.1. Saint’s bell lands at place where monastery is to be founded. Irish myth: *Cross.
D1314.4.1. D1314.4.1. Bell rings to indicate location of well. Irish myth: Cross.
D1314.5. D1314.5. Hand-of-glory indicates location of treasure. (Cf. D1162.2.1.) – *Kittredge Witchcraft 144, 463 n. 50.
D1314.6. D1314.6. Loaf of bread locates drowned man. Floated on water comes to rest directly over corpse. (Cf. D1031.1.) – *Kittredge Witchcraft 48, 400 n. 194; England: *Baughman.
D1314.7. D1314.7. Magic plant (flower) shows location of treasure. (Cf. D965, D975.) – *Norlind Skattsägner 19ff. – Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 3646.
D1314.7.1. D1314.7.1. Mandrake shows location of treasure. (Cf. D965.1, D1311.13.) – *Norlind Skattsägner 23ff.; Penzer III 153.
D1314.8. D1314.8. Jewels aid in search for treasure. (Cf. D1071.) – *Norlind Skattsägner 29.
D1314.9. D1314.9. Magic cloth leads owner to lost horses. (Cf. D1051.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1314.10. D1314.10. Fiery pillar guides person (to church). (Cf. D1271.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1314.11. D1314.11. Seat-pillars thrown in the sea (with god‘s image) indicate where to settle. Icelandic: *Boberg.
D1314.12. D1314.12. Coffin lands where the dead is to be buried, and his son to settle. Icelandic: *Boberg.
D1314.12.1. D1314.12.1. Rope breaks at proper burial place. (Cf. D1203.) Chinese: Graham.
D1314.13. D1314.13. Star indicates location of newborn hero. Irish myth: Cross.
D1314.13.1. D1314.13.1. Star of Bethlehem. Irish myth: Cross.
D1314.14. D1314.14. Four balls given to each of four impoverished men point out places where they should dig. (Cf. 1256.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1314.15. D1314.15. Dried root sprouts when planted to indicate spot where holy man should set up his abode. (Cf. D967.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1315. D1315. Magic object locates lost person.
D1315.1. D1315.1. Magic arrow locates lost person. (Cf. D1314.1.ff.) S. A. Indian (Toba): Métraux MAFLS XL 147.
D1316. D1316. Magic object reveals truth. (Cf. D1318.) Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: Boberg.
D1316.1. D1316.1. Stone reveals truth. (Cf. D931.) Icelandic: *Boberg; Africa (Angola): Chatelain 29ff., 43ff.
D1316.2. D1316.2. Magic lamp indicates falsehood by lighting. (Cf. D1162.1.) India: Thompson-Balys; Africa (Angola): Chatelain 43ff. (Version B.)
D1316.3. D1316.3. Speaking spittle reveals truth. (Cf. D1001.) Africa (Zulu): Callaway 64.
D1316.4. D1316.4. Magic ring permits owner to learn person’s secret thoughts. (Cf. D1076.) – Chauvin VI 108 No. 272.
D1316.4.1. D1316.4.1. Magic ring shows the true nature of its possessor. (Cf. D1076.) Icelandic: *Boberg.
D1316.4.2. D1316.4.2. Magic spectacles allow wearer to read others‘ thoughts. (Cf. D1299.5.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1316.5. D1316.5. Magic speaking reed (tree) betrays secret. King has whispered secret to hole in the ground. Reed growing from this hole tells the secret. – *Köhler-Bolte I 383 n. 1, 511, 587; Sébillot RTP I 327, VII 356; *Zs. d. deutschen morgenland. Gesel. XL 549; Crooke FL XXII 183; *BP IV 147 n. 7 (Celtic): *Basset 1001 Contes II 258; Irish myth: *Cross; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1316.5.1. D1316.5.1. Voice comes forth from tree, revealing truth. India: Thompson-Balys.
D1316.6. D1316.6. Magic goblet (cup) indicates truth or falsehood. (Cf. D1171.6.2.) Irish myth: *Cross; Jewish: Neuman.
D1316.7. D1316.7. Magic sod indicates falsehood by turning grassy surface downward, truth by turning it upward. (Cf. D934.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1316.8. D1316.8. Magic collar indicates falsehood by squeezing throat (hand, foot), truth by falling to ground. (Cf. D1068.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1316.9. D1316.9. Magic epistle (brought from apostle) assures wearer will utter truth. (Cf. D1266.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1316.10. D1316.10. Pig cooked when true story is told. (Cf. D1281.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1316.11. D1316.11. Sword turns upon owner when untruth is uttered. (Cf. D1081.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1316.12. D1316.12. Magic root reveals truth when water is poured over it. (Cf. D967.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1316.13. D1316.13. Magic bird‘s tongue reveals truth. (Cf. D1011.6.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1317. D1317. Magic object warns of danger. Irish myth: Cross.
D1317.0.1. D1317.0.1. Magic object detects poison. (Cf. D1317.4.) – *Penzer I 110, IV 228 n. 1, IX 143; Dickson 228 n.
D1317.1. D1317.1. Buttocks as magic watcher. (Cf. D999.) – N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 296 n. 83.
D1317.2. D1317.2. Magic gall-bladder warns of danger. (Cf. D1015.2.) – Africa (Basuto): Jacottet 214 No. 32.
D1317.3. D1317.3. Magic swallow-skin warns of danger. (Cf. D1025.4.) – Africa (Zulu): Callaway 53.
D1317.4. D1317.4. Magic bracelet warns of poison. (Cf. D1074, D1317.0.1.) – *Chauvin VI 107 No. 272 n. 4.
D1317.4.1. D1317.4.1. Truth-telling voice in wall warns against poisoned food. India: Thompson-Balys.
D1317.5. D1317.5. Magic ring gives warning. (Cf. D1076.) – Type 425; Tegethoff 34f. – Icelandic: *Boberg; English: Wells II (Horn Childe and Maiden Rimnild).
D1317.5.1. D1317.5.1. Magic ring warns of poison. (Cf. D1076, D1317.4, D1317.0.1.) – Kittredge Witchcraft III, 440 n. 58.
D1317.5.2. D1317.5.2. Magic ring awakens person in morning. (Cf. D1076.) – *Fb “ring” III 60b.
D1317.6. D1317.6. Magic sword gives warning. (Cf. 1081.)
D1317.6.1. D1317.6.1. Sword bursts in son‘s hand when he is about to kill his father. *Fb “sværd” III 690b.
D1317.7. D1317.7. Magic bell gives alarm. (Cf. D1213.) – French Canadian: Barbeau JAFL XXIX 73; cf. Types 327A, 328. – Thompson River: Teit JAFL XXIX 320 No. 11.
D1317.8. D1317.8. Magic dice give warning. Tell their master, a thief, when to seek safety (Cf. D1284.) – Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 379.
D1317.9. D1317.9. Statue gives warning. (Cf. D1268.)
D1317.9.1. D1317.9.1. Brass (copper) statue at city gates blows on trumpet at stranger’s approach. *Chauvin V 30 No. 13 n. 1, 265 No. 154.
D1317.10. D1317.10. Wagon refuses to move because ghost is sitting in it. (Cf. D1113, D1654.5.) – Fb “vogn” III 1078a.
D1317.11. D1317.11. Bedstead warns of danger of snake. (Cf. D1154.1.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1317.12. D1317.12. Magic stone gives warning. (Cf. D931.) Irish myth: Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg; Eskimo (Greenland): Rasmussen III 300.
D1317.12.1. D1317.12.1. Stone bleeds three days before church is plundered. Irish myth: Cross.
D1317.13. D1317.13. Magic shield roars when bearer is in danger. (Cf. D1101.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1317.14. D1317.14. Bones (human) warn of danger. (Cf. D1007.) Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 265.
D1317.15. D1317.15. Golden cock on tent warns against danger. Norse: *Boberg.
D1317.16. D1317.16. Magic spear warns of danger. (Cf. D1084.) Icelandic: Boberg.
D1317.17. D1317.17. Knife sings as warning of fraud. (Cf. D1083.) Icelandic: Boberg.
D1317.18. D1317.18. Magic drinking horn gives warning. (Cf. D1171.6.3.) Icelandic: *Boberg.
D1317.19. D1317.19. Cloak warns. (Cf. D1053) Icelandic: *Boberg.
D1317.20. D1317.20. Tree warns of danger. India: *Thompson-Balys.
D1317.21. D1317.21. House-pillars warn. Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 442.
D1317.22. D1317.22. Water rages by boat of would-be murderer. (Cf. D1242.) Eskimo (Greenland): Rasmussen II 317, 321, III 300, Holm 45, Rink 147.
D1318. D1318. Magic object reveals guilt.
D1318.0.1. D1318.0.1. Magic object picks out guilty man. Basset RTP VII 621.
D1318.1. D1318.1. Stone reveals guilt.
D1318.1.1. D1318.1.1. Stone bursts as sign of unjust judgment. *Fb “sten” III 554a.
D1318.2. D1318.2. Dead fish reveals guilt.
D1318.2.1. D1318.2.1. Laughing fish reveals unjust judgment. A severe judgment is rendered for a small offence. As the convicted man is being led away, a dead (dried) fish is heard to laugh. The fish reveals that he has laughed at the foolishness of the judge who, while he punishes minor offences severely, is unable to see the capital crimes in his own household. (Cf. D1281.) *Bolte Reise der Söhne Giaffers 216. – India: Thompson-Balys, *Penzer I 46ff., VII 254, IX 142. – Cf. Child I 241, II 501b, IV 452a, V 288b.
D1318.3. D1318.3. Charms indicate guilt. (Cf. D1274.) – Africa (Bushman): Theal Zambesi 56.
D1318.4. D1318.4. Magic seed indicates guilt. (Cf. D971.)
D1318.5. D1318.5. Blood indicates guilt or innocence. (Cf. D1003.) Hdwb. d. Märchens s.v. “Blut”; Icelandic: Boberg.
D1318.5.1. D1318.5.1. Blood springs from murderer’s finger when he touches victim. Fb “blod” IV 47a.
D1318.5.2. D1318.5.2. Corpse bleeds when murderer touches it. **Christensen (C. V.) Baareprøven (1900); Fb “blod” IV 47a; Knudsen (H.) En Baareprøve (Danske Studier 1932 69ff.); Von Künssberg Jahrb. f. historische Volksk. I (1925) 94, 120; Jobbé-Duval Essais de folklore juridique@2 (Paris, 1920); English: Child II 143, 146, 148, 153, IV 468a, *Baughman; North Carolina: Brown Coll. I 639; Jewish: Neuman.
D1318.5.3. D1318.5.3. Each drop of innocent blood turns to burning candle. English: Child I 172, II 39b.
D1318.5.4. D1318.5.4. Speaking blood reveals murder. Frazer Old Testament I 101; Fb “blod” IV 47ab; Hdwb. d. Märchens s.v. “Blut”.
D1318.5.5. D1318.5.5. Blood drops from stone to indicate girl‘s innocence. Finnish: Aarne FFC XXXIII 47 No. 87**.
D1318.5.6. D1318.5.6. Blood bubbles at place of murder. Jewish: Neuman.
D1318.6. D1318.6. Divining bones reveal guilt. (Cf. D1013.) – Africa (Basuto): Jacottet 180 No. 26.
D1318.7. D1318.7. Flesh reveals guilt.
D1318.7.0.1. D1318.7.0.1. Speaking flesh reveals murder. Molucca: Dixon 230.
D1318.7.1. D1318.7.1. Flesh of animal reveals guilt. (Cf. D1017.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1318.7.1.1. D1318.7.1.1. Flesh of stolen animal cannot be cooked (turns putrid). Irish: Plummer cxliii, Cross.
D1318.7.1.2. D1318.7.1.2. Food sticks in thief’s throat and betrays him. (Cf. D1030.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1318.8. D1318.8. Magic cloth reveals guilt. (Cf. D1051.)
D1318.8.1. D1318.8.1. Magic cloth betrays thief. Calls out, telling who is wearing it. Ibo of Nigeria: Thomas 124.
D1318.9. D1318.9. Ring reveals guilt. (Cf. D1076.)
D1318.9.1. D1318.9.1. Ring springs asunder when faithlessness of lover is learned. *Bolte Zs. f. Vksk. XX 66.
D1318.10. D1318.10. Ship reveals guilt. (Cf. D1123.)
D1318.10.1. D1318.10.1. Ship refuses to move with guilty man aboard. *BP IV 196f.; Fb “skib” III 242b. – English: Child V 484 s.v. “Jonah”; U. S.: Baughman.
D1318.11. D1318.11. Light reveals guilt. (Cf. D1162).
D1318.11.1. D1318.11.1. Light where murder is committed. Fb “lys” II 481b.
D1318.12. D1318.12. Vessels reveal guilt. (Cf. D1171.)
D1318.12.1. D1318.12.1. Vessels burst and reveal disobedience. Irish: Plummer clxxxvi, Cross.
D1318.12.1.1. D1318.12.1.1. Poet‘s spell causes ale vessels to burst when request for ale is refused. (Cf. D1275.4.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1318.13. D1318.13. Magic cauldron reveals guilt. (Cf. D1171.2.) – Welsh: MacCulloch Celtic 95, Plummer clxxxvi, *Cross.
D1318.14. D1318.14. Sack of gold retains at will any hand thrust in it. (Cf. D1193.) – Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 49 No. 330.
D1318.15. D1318.15. Mill will not grind stolen wheat. (Cf. D1263.) Irish: Plummer clxxxvi, *Cross.
D1318.16. D1318.16. Speaking earth reveals murder. (Cf. D935, D1610.19.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1318.17. D1318.17. River rises to drown liars. (Cf. D1316, D915) Irish myth: Cross.
D1318.18. D1318.18. Apples which grow from tree under which murder was done have red centers. (Cf. D981.1.) U.S.: Baughman.
D1318.19. D1318.19. Manna reveals guilt. (Cf. D1031.0.1.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1322. D1322. Magic object warns of death.
D1322.1. D1322.1. Saw for coffin-making sounds to announce death. North Carolina: Brown Collection I 641.
D1322.1.1. D1322.1.1. Hammer in coffin maker’s shop makes noise to announce a death. (Cf. D1209.4.) North Carolina: Brown Collection I 640.
D1322.1.2. D1322.1.2. Boards for coffin making mysteriously moved announces death. North Carolina: Brown Collection I 641.
D1322.2. D1322.2. Light moving toward cemetery as sign of death. (Cf. D1162.) North Carolina: Brown Collection I 641.
D1323. D1323. Magic object gives clairvoyance. (Cf. D1331.1, D1825.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1323.1. D1323.1. Magic clairvoyant mirror. Type 425; Tegethoff 32; **Róheim Spiegelzauber; *Liebrecht 85, 88; *BP III 366ff.; *Kittredge Witchcraft 503 n. 1; MacCulloch Childhood 36f.; *Chauvin VIII 191 No. 228; *Handwb. d. Abergl. IX Nachträge 547 – 565; Fb “spejl” III 481a; *Bolte Reise der Söhne Giaffers 202f.; Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 232. – England, U.S., Wales: *Baughman; Irish: Beal XXI 323; Icelandic: *Boberg; Chinese: Werner 244, 331; Japanese: Anesaki 325; Cape Verde Islands: Parsons MAFLS XV (1) 111 No. 39; S. A. Indian (Aztec): Alexander Lat. Am. 62; Africa (Fjort): Dennett 61 No. 12, (Vai): Ellis 200 No. 18, (Mpongwe): Nassau 15 No. 1.
D1323.1.1. D1323.1.1. Magic mirror reflects the face of whoever dies. India: Thompson-Balys.
D1323.2. D1323.2. Magic clairvoyant vase. (Cf. D1171.7.) – *Chauvin V 259 No. 154.
D1323.3. D1323.3. Magic clairvoyant windows. Twelve, each more powerful than the next. (Cf. D1145.) – *Type 329; *BP III 365.
D1323.4. D1323.4. Magic clairvoyant sphere. Shows all that passes on earth by looking at that part of globe. (Cf. D1264.) – *Chauvin V 259 No. 154.
D1323.4.1. D1323.4.1. Salvatio Romae. Image of land showing by means of magic bell outbreak of rebellion in any province. (Cf. D1213.) *Spargo 496b s.v. “Salvatio Romae”.
D1323.5. D1323.5. Magic salve gives clairvoyance (Cf. 1244.) – *Fb “salve” III 150b; Chauvin V 146 No. 72.
D1323.6. D1323.6. Magic soap gives clairvoyance. (Cf. D1195.) – Scotch: Macdougall and Calder 277.
D1323.7. D1323.7. Turf from church roof gives clairvoyance. Placed on head in order to see witches. (Cf. D934.) – Fb “græstørv”; *De Vries Acta Philologica Scandinavica III 106ff.
D1323.8. D1323.8. Churchyard mould gives clairvoyance. Placed in pocket in order to see witches. (Cf. D1278, G250.) – Fb. “kirkegaardsmuld”.
D1323.9. D1323.9. Clairvoyant tube. (Cf. D1255.) – *Chauvin VI 133 No. 286 n. 2.
D1323.10. D1323.10. Hat gives clairvoyance. (Cf. D1067.1.) – Fb “hat” I 563b; Saintyves Perrault 291.
D1323.11. D1323.11. Hair gives clairvoyance. (Cf. D991.) – Modoc: Curtin Myths of the Modocs (Boston, 1912) 32.
D1323.12. D1323.12. Clairvoyance by looking at object filled with water. Marquesas: Handy 109, 118; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 528; Tuamotu: Stimson MS (z-G. 13/420).
D1323.12.1. D1323.12.1. Clairvoyant spring. Lady whose lover is absent to look in spring each day. If she sees his shadow, he is about to marry another. (Cf. D927.) – English: Child I 192.
D1323.13. D1323.13. Magic powder gives clairvoyance. (Cf. D1246.) – Type 726.
D1323.14. D1323.14. Four-leaf clover gives clairvoyance. (Cf. D965.7.) – *BP III 201.
D1323.15. D1323.15. Magic clairvoyant telescope. Shows distant events. – *Fb “kikkert” IV 257a.
D1323.16. D1323.16. Magic feather gives clairvoyance. (Cf. D1021.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1323.17. D1323.17. Magic clairvoyant girdle. (Cf. D1057.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1323.18. D1323.18. Clairvoyance from prayer. India: Thompson-Balys.
D1323.19. D1323.19. Lamp gives him who looks into its flame a vision of the Most High. (Cf. D1162.1.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1324. D1324. Magic object indicates tides.
D1324.1. D1324.1. Magic bag full at high tide, empty at ebb tide. (Cf. D1193.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1324.1.1. D1324.1.1. Magic tub drips at high tide, is watertight at ebb tide. (Cf. D1171.14.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1324.2. D1324.2. Magic faggot drips to indicate rising tide. (Cf. D957.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1325. D1325. Magic object reveals future history. (Cf. D1812.3.)
D1325.1. D1325.1. Magic book wherein is written family‘s destiny. (Cf. D1266.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1326. D1326. Magic object renders judgment.
D1326.1. D1326.1. Magic slippers approve or disapprove judicial decisions. (Cf. D1065.7.) Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 1066.
D1327. D1327. Magic object locates fish (game).
D1327.1. D1327.1. Magic arrow locates fish. (Cf. D1092.) S. A. Indian (Mataco): Métraux MAFLS XL 132.
D1327.2. D1327.2. Magic doll consulted for hunting. (Cf. D1268.) Eskimo (Bering Strait): Nelson RBAE XVIII 494.
D1329. D1329. Magic object gives supernatural information – miscellaneous.
D1329.1. D1329.1. Putting head under saint’s cloak reveals rewards of heaven. Irish myth: *Cross.
D1330. D1330. Magic object works physical change.
D1331. D1331. Magic object affects eyesight.
D1331.1. D1331.1. Object gives magic sight. (Cf. D1323, D1825.)
D1331.1.1. D1331.1.1. Hempseed sown to acquire magic sight. (Cf. D971.2.) England, Wales: *Baughman; English: Child V 59, 286a.
D1331.1.2. D1331.1.2. Medicine gives magic sight. (Cf. D1240.) – India: Thompson-Balys; Africa (Benga): Nassau 215 No. 33.
D1331.1.3. D1331.1.3. Fan gives magic sight. (Cf. D1077.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1331.1.4. D1331.1.4. Stone gives magic sight. (Cf. D931.) Jewish: Neuman; Icelandic: *Boberg.
D1331.1.5. D1331.1.5. Jewel gives magic sight. (Cf. D1071.)
D1331.1.5.1. D1331.1.5.1. Sapphire gives magic sight. Jewish: Neuman.
D1331.2. D1331.2. Magic object blinds.
D1331.2.1. D1331.2.1. Magic spike causes blindness. Throws such a strong ray of light. (Cf. D1285.) – Chinese: Werner 123.
D1331.2.2. D1331.2.2. Magic salve causes blindness. (Cf. D1244, D1331.3.1.) – *Fb “öje” III 1166b.
D1331.2.2.1. D1331.2.2.1. Magic salve from underworld causes blindness. Fb “öje”.
D1331.2.3. D1331.2.3. Virgin Mary‘s shift as banner causes blindness to opposing army. (Cf. D1058.1.) – *Ward II 603.
D1331.2.4. D1331.2.4. Magic stone causes blindness. (Cf. D931.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1331.2.5. D1331.2.5. Sight of magic wheel causes blindness. (Cf. D1207.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1331.2.6. D1331.2.6. Magic mirror causes blindness. (Cf. D1163.) Icelandic: Boberg.
D1331.2.7. D1331.2.7. Dog’s urine makes tiger blind. (Cf. D1027.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1331.2.8. D1331.2.8. Magic storm blinds enemy troops. (Cf. D905.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1331.2.9. D1331.2.9. Magic wind blinds. (Cf. D906.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1331.3. D1331.3. Magic object causes both supernatural sight and blindness.
D1331.3.1. D1331.3.1. Salve causes magic sight and blindness. (Cf. D1244, D1323.5, D1331.2.2.) Put on left eye causes one to see all treasure of earth; on the right, makes blind. Chauvin V 146 No. 72.
D1331.3.2. D1331.3.2. Powder causes magic sight and blindness. (Cf. D1246, D1323.13.) Type 726*.
D1331.3.3. D1331.3.3. Magic antimony, rubbed on hero‘s eyes, will make whatever he looks at become far or near, as he desires it. (Cf. D1246.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1331.4. D1331.4. Magic object causes sight-shifting. Irish myth: *Cross.
D1331.4.1. D1331.4.1. Saint’s gospel-book causes sight-shifting. (Cf. D1266.) Irish: Plummer clxxviii, Cross.
D1332. D1332. Magic object affects hearing.
D1332.1. D1332.1. Magic object deafens.
D1332.1.1. D1332.1.1. Magic stone causes deafness. (Cf. D931.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1332.1.2. D1332.1.2. Sound of magic wheel causes deafness. (Cf. D1207.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1335. D1335. Object gives magic strength. Irish myth: Cross.
D1335.1. D1335.1. Magic strength-giving food. (Cf. D1030.) – Fb “mad” II 525a, “styrke” III 630a. – Norse: Boberg; French Canadian: Barbeau JAFL XXIX 11; Greek: Frazer Apollodorus II 70 n. 2; Chinese: Graham; N. A. Indian (Thompson River): Hill-Tout BAAS LXIX 540.
D1335.1.1. D1335.1.1. Magic strength-giving rice-grain. (Cf. D973.1.) – Japanese: Anesaki 358.
D1335.1.2. D1335.1.2. Heart of enemy eaten produces magic strength. Finnish: Holmberg Finno-Ugric 5.
D1335.1.3. D1335.1.3. Fighting animals eaten produce magic strength. (Cf. D1032.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1335.1.4. D1335.1.4. Manna produces magic strength. (Cf. D1031.0.1.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1335.2. D1335.2. Magic strength-giving drink. (Cf. D1040.) – *Fb “styrke”. – Icelandic: Sveinsson FFC LXXXIII xxxiii, Boberg*; Korean: Zong in-Sob 167 No. 72.
D1335.2.1. D1335.2.1. Blood as magic strengthening drink. (Cf. D1041.) – Hdwb. d. Märchens s.v. “Blut”. – Icelandic: *Boberg; Finnish: Holmberg Finno-Ugric 5.
D1335.2.2. D1335.2.2. Water as magic strengthening drink. (Cf. D1242.2.) *MacCulloch Childhood 70ff. – Irish myth: Cross.
D1335.2.3. D1335.2.3. Milk as magic strengthening drink. (Cf. D1043.) – Irish myth: Cross; Hindu: Keith 134; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1335.3. D1335.3. Magic (iron) glove gives strength. (Cf. D1066.1.) – Fb “styrke” III 630a, “handske” IV 199b. – Icelandic: *Boberg.
D1335.4. D1335.4. Magic belt gives strength. (Cf. D1057.) – *Type 590; *Fb “bælte” IV 84a; A. Haberlandt Gurtel als Heiltum in Volkskunde (Otto Lauffer zum 60. Geburtstage [1934] 83 – 96); Von der Hagen Gesammtabenteuer I 455ff. – Icelandic: *Boberg. – N. A. Indian (Chippewyan [European borrowing]): Thompson CColl II 392, (Micmac): Rand 274, 369, (Passamaquoddy): Leland 31.
D1335.5. D1335.5. Magic ring gives strength. (Cf. D1076.) – *Dickson 135 n. 118; *Kittredge Witchcraft 111, 440 n. 53.
D1335.5.1. D1335.5.1. Magic ring gives remarkable sexual prowess. Cheremis: Sebeok-Nyerges.
D1335.5.2. D1335.5.2. Solomon’s power to hold kingdom dependent on ring; drops it in water. Jewish: Neuman.
D1335.6. D1335.6. Magic dagger gives strength. (Cf. D1083.1.) – Malone PMLA XLIII 409.
D1335.7. D1335.7. Flask imparts magic strength to drinker. (Cf. D1171.8.) – *Fb “flaske”. – Norwegian: Dasent 204, 223.
D1335.8. D1335.8. Bathing in magic cauldron gives strength. (Cf. D1171.2.) – Norwegian: Dasent 281. – S. A. Indian (Kwakiutl): Boas and Hunt JE III 104 (certain wash-basin); cf. Haida: Swanton JE X 365.
D1335.9. D1335.9. Magic axe gives strength. (Cf. D1206.) – Fb “styrke” III 630a.
D1335.10. D1335.10. Magic medicine (charm) gives strength. (Cf. D1241.) – Africa (Benga): Nassau 100 No. 7.
D1335.11. D1335.11. Powder gives magic strength. (Cf. D1246.) – Africa (Basuto): Jacottet 142 No. 20.
D1335.12. D1335.12. Magic song gives strength. (Cf. D1275.) – Icelandic: Boberg.
D1335.13. D1335.13. Magic hammer gives strength. (Cf. D1209.4.) – Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 22 (Thor).
D1335.14. D1335.14. Magic strengthening staff. (Cf. D1254.) Icelandic: *Boberg.
D1335.15. D1335.15. Magic strength-giving apple. (Cf. D981.) Cheremis: Sebeok-Nyerges.
D1335.16. D1335.16. Image of lion gives magic strength. (Cf. D468.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1335.17. D1335.17. Garment gives bearer magic strength. (Cf. D1052.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1336. D1336. Magic object gives weakness.
D1336.1. D1336.1. Magic sword gives weakness. (Cf. D1081.) – Irish myth: *Cross.
D1336.2. D1336.2. Magic food gives weakness. (Cf. D1030.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1336.2.1. D1336.2.1. Magic apple gives weakness. (Cf. D981.1.) Icelandic: Boberg.
D1336.3. D1336.3. Magic music gives weakness. (Cf. D1275.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1336.4. D1336.4. Magic shield gives weakness. (Cf. D1101.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1336.5. D1336.5. Saint’s bell gives weakness. (Cf. D1213.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1336.6. D1336.6. Magic fire gives weakness. (Cf. D1271.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1336.7. D1336.7. Magic drink gives weakness. (Cf. D1040.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1336.8. D1336.8. Magic spell gives weakness. (Cf. D1273.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1336.9. D1336.9. Druids‘ (poets’) spells bind. (Cf. D1275.4.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1336.10. D1336.10. When bow is taken away from owner, he loses all strength. (Cf. D1091.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1337. D1337. Magic object makes beautiful or hideous. Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: Neuman; Japanese: Ikeda.
D1337.1. D1337.1. Magic object beautifies. Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 121.
D1337.1.1. D1337.1.1. Charm gives magic beauty. (Cf. D1273.) – Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “charme”.
D1337.1.2. D1337.1.2. Water gives magic beauty. (Cf. D1242.1.) – Fb “livets vand” II 439b. – Jewish: Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1337.1.3. D1337.1.3. Milk gives magic beauty. When magic milk touches ugly girl she turns beautiful. (Cf. D1018.) – Italian Novella: Rotunda; Africa (Kaffir): Theal 70.
D1337.1.3.1. D1337.1.3.1. Bathing hair in buffalo milk makes it unusually long. India: Thompson-Balys.
D1337.1.4. D1337.1.4. Bathing in magic cauldron gives beauty. (Cf. D1171.2.) – Norwegian: Dasent 281.
D1337.1.5. D1337.1.5. Magic spear gives beauty. (Cf. D1084.) – Also gives ugliness at will. Icelandic: Ritterhaus 227f. No. 54.
D1337.1.6. D1337.1.6. Beautification by use of saint‘s spittle. (Cf. D1001.) – Irish: Plummer clxxviii, *Cross.
D1337.1.7. D1337.1.7. Magic needle transforms a room from plainness to beauty. (Cf. D1181.) – *Type 585; BP III 355.
D1337.1.8. D1337.1.8. Magic liquid gives beauty. (Cf. D1242.) – Penzer VII 61.
D1337.1.8.1. D1337.1.8.1. Rose water gives magic beauty. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
D1337.1.9. D1337.1.9. Magic wand beautifies. (Cf. D1254.1.) – Irish myth: Cross.
D1337.1.10. D1337.1.10. Magic apple makes beautiful. (Cf. D981.1.) Cheremis: Sebeok-Nyerges.
D1337.1.11. D1337.1.11. Playing of magic flute beautifies. (Cf. D1223.1.) – Chinese: Graham.
D1337.1.12. D1337.1.12. Magic jewel beautifies. (Cf. D1071.) – Jewish: Neuman.
D1337.2. D1337.2. Magic object makes hideous.
D1337.2.1. D1337.2.1. Magic leaves turn white bird black. (Cf. D955, A2411.2.6.) – Africa (Ibo of Nigeria): Basden 280.
D1337.2.2. D1337.2.2. Magic herbs render hideous. (Cf. D965.) – Greek: Fox 263 (Skylla).
D1337.2.3. D1337.2.3. Dragon‘s breath renders hideous. (Cf. D1029.1.) – Irish myth: Cross.
D1337.2.4. D1337.2.4. Magic water makes ugly. (Cf. D1242.1.) – Jewish: Neuman.
D1337.2.5. D1337.2.5. Magic skin makes person appear ugly. (Cf. D1005.) German: Grimm No. 179.
D1338. D1338. Magic object rejuvenates. (Cf. D1880.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1338.0.1. D1338.0.1. Magic object retards aging.
D1338.0.1.1. D1338.0.1.1. Elixir retards aging. (Cf. D1242.3.) – India: Thompson-Balys.
D1338.1. D1338.1. Magic drink rejuvenates. (Cf. D1040.) – Irish myth: *Cross; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1338.1.1. D1338.1.1. Fountain of youth. (Cf. D925, D926, D927, D1341.1.) Water from certain fountain rejuvenates. – **Hopkins JAOS XXVI 1 – 67, 411 – 415; Penzer Ocean IV 145; DeCock Studien 16ff.; *Fb “ungdom” III 979b. – Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: Boberg; Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “fontaine”; French Canadian: Barbeau JAFL XXIX 11; U.S.: *Baughman; Greek: Rohde Der griechische Roman 222; Japanese: Ikeda. – Alexander Lat. Am. 20 n. 6, 349. – N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 284 n. 50a.
D1338.1.1.1. D1338.1.1.1. Magic lake rejuvenates. (Cf. D921.) – Irish myth: *Cross.
D1338.1.2. D1338.1.2. Water of youth. (Cf. D1242.1.) – Type 551; *BP II 394ff.; *Wünsche Die Sagen vom Lebensbaum und Lebenswasser (Leipzig, 1905); *Dh II 154; *Chauvin VI 73f. Nos. 239, 202.
D1338.1.3. D1338.1.3. Magic blood rejuvenates. (Cf. D1003.) – Fb “blod” IV 47a.
D1338.2. D1338.2. Rejuvenation by plant. (Cf. D965.) – *Chauvin VI 74 No. 239. – Babylonian: Gilgamesh-epos XI 282ff. (eaten by serpent); Gaster Oldest Stories 51.
D1338.2.1. D1338.2.1. Rejuvenation by juice of plant. (Cf. D974). – *Dh II 154. – Irish myth: Cross.
D1338.2.2. D1338.2.2. Root of eternal youth. India: Thompson-Balys.
D1338.3. D1338.3. Rejuvenation by fruit. (Cf. D981.) – *Chauvin VI 74 No. 239; BP II 147. – India: Thompson-Balys, Penzer VI 216.
D1338.3.1. D1338.3.1. Rejuvenation by apple. Golden apples of youth. (Cf. D981.1.) – *Chauvin VI 74 No. 239. – Icelandic: Boberg (Idhunn).
D1338.3.2. D1338.3.2. Magic peach gives immunity from age. (Cf. D981.2.) – Chinese: Werner 270.
D1338.3.3. D1338.3.3. Rejuvenation by fruit of magic tree. (Cf. D950.) – Irish myth: Cross.
D1338.3.3.1. D1338.3.3.1. Year added to life by eating fruit of magic tree. (Cf. D950.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1338.4. D1338.4. Bath in magic milk rejuvenates. (Cf. D1080.) – Köhler-Bolte I 468 (boiling milk); Dh II 154.
D1338.5. D1338.5. Rejuvenation by ring. (Cf. D1076.) – Hartland Science 204; Fb “ungdom” III 979b.
D1338.6. D1338.6. Rejuvenation in magic mill. (Cf. D1263.) – Dh II 155.
D1338.7. D1338.7. Land of youth. Land which keeps off old age. – Fb “ungdom” III 979b; Hartland Science 196f. – Irish: MacCulloch Celtic 181, *Cross; Icelandic: Boberg.
D1338.8. D1338.8. Rejuvenation by magic oil. (Cf. D1244.) – Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 328.
D1338.9. D1338.9. Rejuvenation by magic honey. (Cf. D1037.) Hindu: Keith 158.
D1338.10. D1338.10. Rejuvenation by magic tub. (Cf. D1171.14.) – Irish myth: Cross.
D1338.11. D1338.11. Rejuvenation by magic manure dust. (Cf. D1026.) Chinese: Graham.
D1338.12. D1338.12. Rejuvenation by magic feather. (Cf. D1021.) – India: Thompson-Balys.
D1338.13. D1338.13. Rejuvenation by magic rice. (Cf. D973.1.) – India: Thompson-Balys.

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