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Group No. 78


D. Magic

Group No.

D1500 – D1549

Group name

Magic object controls disease


D1500. D1500. Magic object controls disease. Irish myth: Cross.
D1500.0.1. D1500.0.1. Magic book controls disease. (Cf. D1266.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1500.1. D1500.1. Magic object heals diseases. **Seligmann; *De Cock Volksgeneeskunde; Brown Iwain 44; Irish myth: *Cross.
D1500.1.1. D1500.1.1. Magic healing fountain. (Cf. D925, V134.) Irish: Plummer cl, *Cross; Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “fontaine”; Jewish: Neuman.
D1500.1.1.1. D1500.1.1.1. Magic (healing) well dug by saint. (Cf. V220.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1500.1.1.2. D1500.1.1.2. The water of spring which a saint caused to flow has curative powers. *Loomis White Magic 104.
D1500.1.2. D1500.1.2. Sacred healing stone. (Cf. D931.) Irish: Plummer clvii, *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg; Jewish: Neuman.
D1500.1.2.1. D1500.1.2.1. Magic healing coal. (Cf. D931.1.) Seligmann 131, *133.
D1500.1.2.2. D1500.1.2.2. Magic healing ashes. (Cf. D1271.1.) Seligmann 134, *137. – India: Thompson-Balys.
D1500.1.2.3. D1500.1.2.3. Magic healing soot. (Cf. D931.1.1.) Seligmann 137, *138.
D1500.1.2.4. D1500.1.2.4. Magic healing lime. (Cf. D931.1.4.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1500.1.3. D1500.1.3. Magic tree heals. (Cf. D950.)
D1500.1.3.1. D1500.1.3.1. Magic healing hazel tree. (Cf. D950.1.) – BP III 477; Irish: Plummer cliii, Cross.
D1500.1.4. D1500.1.4. Magic healing plant. (Cf. D965.) *Fb “blad” IV 44a; Type 612; Irish myth: *Cross; Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “herbe”; Icelandic: *Boberg; Italian Novella: Rotunda; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1500.1.4.1. D1500.1.4.1. Magic healing grass. Chinese: Graham.
D1500.1.4.2. D1500.1.4.2. Magic healing leaves. (Cf. D955.) Tonga: Gifford 28.
D1500.1.4.3. D1500.1.4.3. Magic healing herb. (Cf. D965.) Korean: Zong in-Sob 220.
D1500.1.5. D1500.1.5. Magic healing fruit. (Cf. D980.)
D1500.1.5.1. D1500.1.5.1. Magic healing apple. (Cf. D981.1, H1333.3.1.5.) *Chauvin VI 133 No. 286; Hdwb. d. Märchens s.v. “Apfel” n. 2; Irish myth: *Cross; Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 253 No. 196.
D1500.1.6. D1500.1.6. Ghoulish magic object cures disease. (Cf. D1278.)
D1500.1.6.1. D1500.1.6.1. Corpse’s hand as remedy. (Cf. D996.) Kittredge Witchcraft 142, 459f. nn. 8, 9; England: Baughman.
D1500.1.6.2. D1500.1.6.2. Churchyard mould as remedy. (Cf. D1278.1.) Seligmann 148; *Fb “grav” IV 184a; Irish myth: *Cross (D1500.1.28.1).
D1500. D1500. Consecrated clay as remedy. (Cf. D935.2.) Irish myth: *Cross (D1500.1.28.2).
D1500.1.7. D1500.1.7. Parts or products of human body cure disease.
D1500.1.7.1. D1500.1.7.1. Powdered skull as remedy. (Cf. D992.) Kittredge Witchcraft 142, 460 nn. 14, 15; England: Baughman.
D1500. D1500. Magic head (of saint) heals diseases. (Cf. D992, D1500.1.13.) Irish myth: Cross (D1500.1.6.1).
D1500.1.7.2. D1500.1.7.2. Magic healing spittle. (Cf. D1001, D1505.2.) *Fb “spytte” III 514b, 515a; Irish: Plummer clxxvii, *Cross (D1500.1.8); Jewish: Neuman.
D1500. D1500. Healing power of saint‘s spittle. *Loomis White Magic 103f.
D1500.1.7.3. D1500.1.7.3. Magic healing blood. (Cf. D1003.) *Fb “blod” IV 46b; Penzer I 98; *Kittredge Witchcraft 31, 386 n. 67; Irish myth: *Cross (D1500.1.9); Italian Novella: Rotunda.
D1500. D1500. Blood of executed man as remedy. *Fb “blod” IV 47a.
D1500. D1500. Blood of saint as cure. Irish: Plummer clxxxi, *Cross (D1500.1.9.2); *Loomis White Magic 104; Icelandic: Boberg (D1500.1.9.2).
D1500. D1500. Dragon’s heart-blood as remedy. (Cf. B11.2.9, D1015.1.2, D1016) *Type 305*.
D1500. D1500. Bath in blood of king as remedy. Irish myth: *Cross (D1500.1.9.4).
D1500.1.8. D1500.1.8. Magic amulet cures disease. (Cf. D1070.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1500.1.9. D1500.1.9. Magic jewel cures disease. (Cf. D1071.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1500.1.9.1. D1500.1.9.1. Magic sapphire cures disease. Jewish: Neuman.
D1500.1.9.2. D1500.1.9.2. Magic pearls cure disease. Africa (Dahome): Einstein 31.
D1500.1.10. D1500.1.10. Sacred objects cure disease. (Cf. V150.)
D1500.1.10.1. D1500.1.10.1. Consecrated bread as cure. (Cf. D1031.1.1.) Kittredge Witchcraft 149, 469 nn. 110, 112; *Loomis White Magic 105; Irish myth: Cross.
D1500.1.10.2. D1500.1.10.2. Consecrated wine as magic cure. (Cf. D1046.1.) Kittredge Witchcraft 148, 469 nn. 97 – 101.
D1500. D1500. Wine blessed by saint or received from the saint’s hand cures various ills. *Loomis White Magic 104.
D1500.1.10.3. D1500.1.10.3. Money from offertory as cure. (Cf. D1288.) Kittredge Witchcraft 151, 470f, n. 126; England: Baughman.
D1500.1.10.4. D1500.1.10.4. Consecrated grain as remedy. (Cf. D973.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1500.1.10.5. D1500.1.10.5. Consecrated ale as magic cure. (Cf. D1045.1.) Irish myth: Cross (D1500.1.34).
D1500.1.10.6. D1500.1.10.6. Lime used in building church as cure. (Cf. D931.1.4.) Irish myth: Cross (D1500.1.35).
D1500.1.11. D1500.1.11. Magic healing drink. (Cf. D1040, D1242.) Icelandic: *Boberg; Irish myth: *Cross.
D1500.1.12. D1500.1.12. Magic statue cures disease. (Cf. D1268.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1500.1.12.1. D1500.1.12.1. Magic statue of brazen serpent cures disease. Jewish: Neuman.
D1500.1.13. D1500.1.13. Saint‘s possessions cure disease. (Cf. V221.)
D1500.1.13.1. D1500.1.13.1. Saint’s girdle as magic cure. (Cf. D1057.1.) Loomis White Magic 105; Irish: Plummer clxxxi, *Cross. Cf. Dh II 26f.
D1500.1.13.2. D1500.1.13.2. Saint‘s cowl as magic cure. (Cf. D1067.3.1.) Irish: Plummer clxxxi, Cross.
D1500.1.13.3. D1500.1.13.3. Saint’s bell cures disease. (Cf. D1213.) Irish: Plummer clxxvi, Cross.
D1500.1.13.4. D1500.1.13.4. Saint‘s bachall as remedy. (Cf. D1277.) *Loomis White Magic 105; Irish: Plummer clxxv, Cross.
D1500.1.14. D1500.1.14. Saint’s mallet cures disease. (Cf. D1209.4.) Korean: Zong in-Sob 145.
D1500.1.15. D1500.1.15. Magic healing ring. (Cf. D1076.) *Kittredge Witchcraft 151, 470f. nn. 126 – 129; Irish myth: *Cross.
D1500.1.15.1. D1500.1.15.1. Consecrated healing ring. Kittredge Witchcraft 151, 471 n. 134; England: Baughman.
D1500.1.15.2. D1500.1.15.2. Ring made of coffin-hinge as remedy. Kittredge Witchcraft 142, 461 n. 33; England: Baughman.
D1500.1.16. D1500.1.16. Magic healing bottle. (Cf. D1171.8.) Chinese: Werner 202.
D1500.1.17. D1500.1.17. Magic weapon cures disease. (Cf. D1080.)
D1500.1.17.1. D1500.1.17.1. Magic sword cures disease. (Cf. D1081.) Greek: Grote I 268.
D1500.1.18. D1500.1.18. Magic healing water. (Cf. D1242.1.) *Type 590; Seligmann 13ff., *106; Fb “vand” III 1001b, “livets vand” II 439b; MacCulloch Childhood 67f. – Irish myth: *Cross; Babylonian: Spence 178; Jewish: Neuman; Arabian: Burton Nights S VI 213; India: Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 23; N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 354 nn. 279, 279a.
D1500.1.18.1. D1500.1.18.1. Dew from saint‘s grave as cure. (Cf. D1500.1.10.) Irish: Plummer clxxx, Cross.
D1500. D1500. Water which had contact with the tombs of holy men proved curative. *Loomis White Magic. 104.
D1500. D1500. Water from saint’s washing as remedy. Loomis White Magic 104; Irish myth: *Cross.
D1500.1.18.2. D1500.1.18.2. Baptismal water as remedy. (Cf. D1242.1.1.) Kittredge Witchcraft 150f., 470 nn. 117 – 122; England: Baughman.
D1500.1.18.3. D1500.1.18.3. Holy water as remedy. (Cf. D1242.1.2.) Kittredge Witchcraft 124ff., 449f. nn. 1 – 33 passim; *Loomis White Magic 104; Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg; England, U.S.: Baughman; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1500.1.18.4. D1500.1.18.4. Magic healing lake. (Cf. D921.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1500.1.18.5. D1500.1.18.5. Water from bullaun (hollowed-out stone) as remedy. (Cf. D931.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1500.1.18.6. D1500.1.18.6. Magic healing river. (Cf. D915.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1500.1.19. D1500.1.19. Magic healing salve. (Cf. D1244.) Type 611; Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1500.1.19.1. D1500.1.19.1. Magic healing salve restores severed feet. (Cf. D1240.) Icelandic: Boberg.
D1500.1.19.2. D1500.1.19.2. Magic healing oil from saints (sacred places). (Cf. D1500.1.10.) Loomis White Magic 79, 104, 115.
D1500.1.20. D1500.1.20. Magic healing powder. (Cf. D1246.) Chinese: Werner 375.
D1500.1.21. D1500.1.21. Magic healing wand. (Cf. D1254.1.) Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “baguette”.
D1500.1.22. D1500.1.22. Magic healing book. (Cf. D1266.) Type 611; Kittredge Witchcraft 146, 465 nn. 68 – 73 passim.
D1500.1.23. D1500.1.23. Magic healing charm (spell). (Cf. D1273.) Kittredge Witchcraft 31f., 387f. nn. 75; Icelandic: *Boberg; Irish myth: *Cross; England, Wales, U.S.: *Baughman; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1500.1.24. D1500.1.24. Magic healing song. (Cf. D1275.) Fb. “kanariefugl” II 85; H. C. Andersen “Nattergalen”. – Icelandic: Boberg.
D1500.1.25. D1500.1.25. Magic garment as remedy. (Cf. D1052.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1500.1.26. D1500.1.26. Fragments of gibbet as cure. (Cf. D1278.) Kittredge Witchcraft 142, 461 nn. 25, 26.
D1500.1.27. D1500.1.27. Magic musical instrument as cure for disease. (Cf. D1210.)
D1500.1.27.1. D1500.1.27.1. Magic healing harp. (Cf. D1231.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1500.1.27.2. D1500.1.27.2. Magic healing bell. (Cf. D1213.) Irish myth: *Cross (D1500.1.32).
D1500.1.28. D1500.1.28. Earth as remedy. (Cf. D935, D1503.12.) Seligmann 144ff., *154; England: Baughman.
D1500.1.29. D1500.1.29. Magic healing honey. (Cf. D1037.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1500.1.30. D1500.1.30. Magic healing banquet. (Cf. D1030.2.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1500.1.31. D1500.1.31. Gold used in medicine. Irish myth: Cross.
D1500.1.32. D1500.1.32. Magic comb as cure. (Cf. D1072.1.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1500.1.33. D1500.1.33. Parts or products of animal cure disease.
D1500.1.33.1. D1500.1.33.1. Magic healing milk. (Cf. D1018.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1500. D1500. Cures by the milk of the mothers of saints. (Cf. D1500.1.10.) *Loomis White Magic 104.
D1500. D1500. Magic healing milk of lioness. (Cf. D1018.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1500.1.33.2. D1500.1.33.2. Flesh of white cow with red ears as only cure for mysterious illness. (Cf. D1032.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1500.1.33.3. D1500.1.33.3. Magic animal dung. (Cf. D1026.)
D1500. D1500. Magic bird dung cures. (Cf. D1026.1.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1500.1.33.4. D1500.1.33.4. Hide of sheep or goat as cure. (Cf. D1025.8.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1500.1.33.5. D1500.1.33.5. Fish head cures disease. (Cf. D1011.) Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 42.
D1500.1.34. D1500.1.34. Magic writings heal. (Cf. D1266.1.) Icelandic: *Boberg.
D1500.1.35. D1500.1.35. Magic healing handkerchief. (Cf. D1056.1.) S. A. Indian (Chiriguano): Métraux RMLP XXXIII 182.
D1500.1.36. D1500.1.36. Sweat used in medicine. Irish myth: Cross.
D1500.1.37. D1500.1.37. Urine used in medicine. (Cf. D1002.1.1.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1500.1.38. D1500.1.38. M. healing mountain. (Cf. D932.) Icelandic: Boberg.
D1500.2. D1500.2. Magic object wards off disease. Irish myth: *Cross.
D1500.2.1. D1500.2.1. Saint‘s bell wards off disease. (Cf. D1213, V221.) Irish: Plummer clxxvi, Cross.
D1500.2.2. D1500.2.2. Charm against sickness. (Cf. D1273.) Kittredge Witchcraft 40, *396 n. 145, 146; England: Baughman.
D1500.2.3. D1500.2.3. Magic picture prevents disease. (Cf. D1266.2, D1586.1.) Alphabet No. 471; Chinese: Werner 139.
D1500.2.4. D1500.2.4. Magic circle prevents disease. (Cf. D1272.) Fb “kreds” II 293.
D1500.2.5. D1500.2.5. Eating magic pig prevents disease. (Cf. B184.3.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1500.2.6. D1500.2.6. Magic girdle prevents disease. (Cf. D1057.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1500.2.7. D1500.2.7. Magic tree bears prophylactic fruit. (Cf. D950.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1500.2.8. D1500.2.8. Snake liver prevents disease. (Cf. D1015.4.) Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 32.
D1500.3. D1500.3. Magic object transfers disease to another person or thing. Kristensen Danske Sagn VI (1891) 345ff., (1936) 299ff., Icelandic: *Boberg.
D1500.3.1. D1500.3.1. Charm shifts diseases to another person. (Cf. D1273.) Kittredge Witchcraft 32, 388 n. 86.
D1500.3.1.1. D1500.3.1.1. Saint causes pain of sick man to be transferred to himself. *Loomis White Magic 106.
D1500.3.2. D1500.3.2. Disease transferred to saint’s bell. (Cf. D1213.) Irish: Plummer clxxvi, *Cross.
D1500.4. D1500.4. Magic object causes disease. Chinese: Werner 245.
D1500.4.1. D1500.4.1. Magic drink causes disease. (Cf. D1242.2.) Icelandic: *Boberg; Japanese: Ikeda.
D1500.4.2. D1500.4.2. Magic breath causes disease. (Cf. D1005.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1500.4.2.1. D1500.4.2.1. Saint’s breath makes men drunk. *Loomis White Magic 46.
D1500.4.2.2. D1500.4.2.2. Saint‘s breath causes death. (Cf. D1005.) *Loomis White Magic 46f.
D1500.4.3. D1500.4.3. Magic pond causes disease. (Cf. D921.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1500.4.3.1. D1500.4.3.1. Magic tank causes disease. (Cf. D921.4.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1500.4.4. D1500.4.4. Ray of sunlight causes leprosy. (Cf. D1162.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1500.4.5. D1500.4.5. Gloves thrown after ship cause disease. (Cf. D1066.) Icelandic: Flateyjarbók 144-45.
D1500.4.6. D1500.4.6. Ashes cause leprosy. (Cf. D931.1.2.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1500.4.7. D1500.4.7. Magic bed causes disease. (Cf. D1154.1.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1501. D1501. Magic object assists woman in childbearing. Irish myth: *Cross.
D1501.1. D1501.1. Charms prevent barrenness or miscarriage. (Cf. D1273.) Kittredge Witchcraft 32, 388 n. 89; Irish myth: *Cross; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1501.1.1. D1501.1.1. Mistletoe used by druids to prevent barrenness. Irish myth: *Cross.
D1501.2. D1501.2. Charms make childbirth easy. (Cf. D1273.) Kittredge Witchcraft 32, 388 n. 88; Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 296, *Boberg.
D1501.3. D1501.3. Magic plant makes childbirth easy. (Cf. D965.) Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 331.
D1501.4. D1501.4. Magic fruit from Yggdrasil placed in fire makes childbirth easy. (Cf. D981.) Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 331, Boberg (D1501.2).
D1501.5. D1501.5. Magic belt assists in childbirth. (Cf. D1057.) Icelandic: *Boberg.
D1501.6. D1501.6. Amulet assists in childbearing. (Cf. D1070.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1501.7. D1501.7. Leaves assist in childbearing. (Cf. D955.) Marquesas: Handy 58.
D1501.8. D1501.8. Medicine causes woman to bear twins. (Cf. D1241.) Africa (Fang): Tessman 90.
D1502. D1502. Magic object cures particular diseases. Irish myth: *Cross.
D1502.1. D1502.1. Magic object cures headache.
D1502.1.1. D1502.1.1. Charm for headache. (Cf. D1273.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1502.2. D1502.2. Magic object cures toothache. England: Baughman.
D1502.2.1. D1502.2.1. Dead man’s tooth as cure for toothache. (Cf. D1009.2.1.) Kittredge Witchcraft 142, 460 nn. *11, 13.
D1502.2.2. D1502.2.2. Charm for toothache. (Cf. D1273.) Kittredge Witchcraft 33, 389 n. *105. – England: Baughman.
D1502.2.3. D1502.2.3. Magic object cures scrofula.
D1502.2.3.1. D1502.2.3.1. Hangman‘s noose cures scrofula. (Cf. D1278.) Kittredge Witchcraft 461 n. 22; England: Baughman.
D1502.3. D1502.3. Magic object cures fever. (Cf. D2161.1.2.)
D1502.3.1. D1502.3.1. Charm for fever. (Cf. D1273.) *Kittredge Witchcraft 392 n. 105. – Jewish: Neuman; Hindu: Tawney II 165.
D1502.4. D1502.4. Magic object cures leprosy.
D1502.4.1. D1502.4.1. Magic potion cures leprosy. (Cf. D1242.2.) Icelandic: *Boberg.
D1502.4.2. D1502.4.2. Blood as cure for leprosy. (Cf. D1003.) *Chauvin VIII 195 No. 235 n. 1; Herbert Catalogue of Romances III 202; Jewish: Neuman.
D1502.4.2.1. D1502.4.2.1. Blood of children (innocent maidens) as cure for leprosy. Child I 47, 50 n., IV 441b, V 285; Penzer I 98 n.; Alphabet No. 713.
D1502.4.3. D1502.4.3. Touching magic boat with exposed child in it cures leprosy. (Cf. D1121.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1502.5. D1502.5. Magic object cures mange. Irish myth: Cross.
D1502.5.1. D1502.5.1. Bath in blood of king as cure for mange. (Cf. D1500.1.9.4, F872.3.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1502.6. D1502.6. Magic object cures urinary disease.
D1502.6.1. D1502.6.1. Charm for urinary disease. (Cf. D1273.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1502.7. D1502.7. Magic object cures earache.
D1502.7.1. D1502.7.1. Magic locust egg cures earache. (Cf. D1024.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1502.8. D1502.8. Magic object cures boils (tumors).
D1502.8.1. D1502.8.1. Magic-dog brain cures boils. (Cf. D1010.) Jijena Sanchez 136.
D1502.8.2. D1502.8.2. Magic snail body cures boils. (Cf. D1010.1.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1502.8.3. D1502.8.3. Magic figs cure boils. (Cf. D1031.2.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1502.9. D1502.9. Viper body cures skin disease. (Cf. D1010.1) Jewish: Neuman.
D1502.10. D1502.10. Magic cure for cancer.
D1502.10.1. D1502.10.1. Magic excrement as cure for cancer. (Cf. D1002.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1502.11. D1502.11. Magic water cures stomach trouble. (Cf. D1242.1.) Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 98.
D1503. D1503. Magic object heals wound. Irish myth: *Cross.
D1503.1. D1503.1. Magic song heals wound. (Cf. D1275.) Icelandic: De la Saussaye 241; cf. Finnish: Kalevala rune 8; Eskimo (Mackenzie Area): Jenness 89.
D1503.2. D1503.2. Magic pigskin heals wounds. (Cf. D1025.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1503.3. D1503.3. Charm for wounds. (Cf. D1273.) Kittredge Witchcraft 32, 387 n. 80. – Irish myth: *Cross; England: *Baughman; Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “blessure”.
D1503.3.1. D1503.3.1. Charm for burns or scalds. (Cf. D1273.) England, U.S.: Baughman (D1500.1.23.1).
D1503.4. D1503.4. Magic balm heals wounds. (Cf. D1244.) Dickson 187 nn. 61, 62.
D1503.5. D1503.5. Magic lantern heals wounds. (Cf. D1162.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1503.6. D1503.6. Magic jewel heals wounds. (Cf. D1071.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1503.7. D1503.7. Magic well heals (wounds). (Cf. D926.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1503.7.1. D1503.7.1. Magic pool of milk heals wounds. Irish myth: Cross.
D1503.8. D1503.8. Magic goblet heals wounds. (Cf. D1171.6.2.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1503.9. D1503.9. Magic hand heals wounds. (Cf. D996.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1503.10. D1503.10. Magic plant heals wounds. (Cf. D965.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1503.10.1. D1503.10.1. Grass and flowers which grew upon a saint‘s grave are good for cures. (Cf. D975.) *Loomis White Magic 105.
D1503.11. D1503.11. Wounds healed by eating fruit of magic tree. (Cf. D950.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1503.12. D1503.12. Magic earth heals wounds. (Cf. D935.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1503.12.1. D1503.12.1. Earth receives curative powers from contact with saint. *Loomis White Magic 104f.
D1503.13. D1503.13. Magic potion heals wounds. (Cf. D1242.2.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1503.14. D1503.14. Wound healed by wounding weapon. (Cf. D1080.) Greek: Grote I 268.
D1503.14.1. D1503.14.1. Wounds caused by sword can only be healed by a certain stone. Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 267., *Boberg.
D1503.15. D1503.15. Wound healed with own blood. (Cf. D1003.) Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 118.
D1503.16. D1503.16. Wound healed by water from place wounded man’s heel dragged. (Cf. D1240.) Marquesas: Handy 117.
D1503.17. D1503.17. Magic gloves heal wound. Icelandic: Boberg.
D1504. D1504. Magic object stanches blood.
D1504.1. D1504.1. Charm stanches blood. (Cf. D1273.) Kittredge Witchcraft 32, 387 n. 81; Irish myth: Cross; English: Child II 441, 445, 450; England, Wales, U.S.: *Baughman.
D1504.2. D1504.2. Amulet cures nosebleed. (Cf. D1070.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1505. D1505. Magic object cures blindness. *Type 550.
D1505.1. D1505.1. Herbs restore sight. (Cf. D965.) *Chauvin II 193 No. 12, V 14 No. 9. – India: *Thompson-Balys.
D1505.2. D1505.2. Spittle restores sight. (Cf. D1001, D1500.1.8.) India: *Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Graham; Maori: Dixon 59. Cf. Mark 8:23.
D1505.3. D1505.3. Magic feather restores sight. (Cf. D1021.) Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 59 No. 425D*.
D1505.4. D1505.4. Magic honey restores sight. (Cf. D1037.) Hindu: Keith 158.
D1505.5. D1505.5. Magic water restores sight. (Cf. D1242.1.) *Types 590, 613; *Christiansen FFC XXIV 79. – India: *Thompson-Balys; Irish myth: Cross; Missouri French: Carrière.
D1505.5.1. D1505.5.1. Bird‘s tears restore sight. (Cf. B736.) Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 59 No. 425D.
D1505.5.2. D1505.5.2. Dew restores sight. (Cf. D902.2.) Christiansen FFC XXIV 78.
D1505.5.2.1. D1505.5.2.1. Dew falling on St. John’s Night restores sight. (Cf. D902.2.) *Fb “Sankt Hansdag” III 161a.
D1505.5.3. D1505.5.3. Magic fountain restores sight. (Cf. D925.) Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “fontaine”; Icelandic: Boberg.
D1505.5.4. D1505.5.4. Holy spring restores sight. (Cf. D927, V134.) *Fb “blind” IV 45b; Irish myth: *Cross.
D1505.5.5. D1505.5.5. Magic coconut water restores sight. Marquesas: Beckwith Myth 485.
D1505.6. D1505.6. Magic ointment restores sight. (Cf. D1244.) Malone PMLA XLIII 410; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1505.7. D1505.7. Magic wand restores sight. (Cf. D1254.1.) India: Thompson-Balys; Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 67 No. 510.
D1505.8. D1505.8. Blood restores sight. (Cf. D1003.) India: *Thompson-Balys.
D1505.8.1. D1505.8.1. Blood from Christ‘s wounds restores sight. Longinus. Paris Légendes du moyen âge 151.
D1505.9. D1505.9. Magic flower restores sight. (Cf. D975.) India: *Thompson-Balys.
D1505.10. D1505.10. Saint’s breath restores sight. (Cf. D1005.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1505.10.1. D1505.10.1. Hero‘s breath restores sight. India: Thompson-Balys.
D1505.11. D1505.11. Charm for diseased eye. (Cf. D1273.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1505.11.1. D1505.11.1. Charm for removing object from eye. U.S.: *Baughman (D1500.1.23.3.)
D1505.12. D1505.12. Man who touches book of St. Oswin’s life is cured of blindness. (Cf. D1266.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1505.13. D1505.13. Animal excreta cures blindness. (Cf. D1026.1.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1505.14. D1505.14. Animal liver cures blindness. (Cf. D1015.4.) Chinese-Persian: *Coyajee JPASB XXIV 187.
D1505.14.1. D1505.14.1. Liver of shining goat heals blindness of raja. India: Thompson-Balys.
D1505.15. D1505.15. Magic cotton-wool restores sight. (Cf. D1299.4.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1505.16. D1505.16. Magic statue (when kissed) restores sight. (Cf. D1268, D1794.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1505.17. D1505.17. Magic stone restores sight. (Cf. D931.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1505.18. D1505.18. Tree restores sight. (Cf. D950.)
D1505.18.1. D1505.18.1. Coconut shoots restore sight. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 492.
D1505.19. D1505.19. Gall of slain giant restores sight. Cheremis: Sebeok-Nyerges.
D1506. D1506. Magic object cures deafness. Jewish: Neuman.
D1506.1. D1506.1. Spittle restores hearing. (Cf. D1001.) Mark 7:33.
D1507. D1507. Magic object restores speech.
D1507.1. D1507.1. Magic ring restores speech. (Cf. D1076.) Fb “ring” III 60b.
D1507.2. D1507.2. Saint‘s gospel-book restores speech. (Cf. D1266.) Irish: Plummer clxxviii, Cross.
D1507.3. D1507.3. Saint’s bell restores speech. (Cf. D1213.) Irish: Plummer clxxvi, Cross.
D1507.4. D1507.4. Saint‘s breath restores speech. (Cf. D1005.) *Loomis White Magic 105; Irish: Plummer clxxviii, Cross.
D1507.5. D1507.5. Magic cake restores speech. (Cf. D1031.2.) BP II 473; Hdwb. d. Märchen I 335b.
D1507.6. D1507.6. Saint’s blood restores speech. (Cf. D1003.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1507.7. D1507.7. Magic harp restores speech. (Cf. D1231.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1507.8. D1507.8. Magic gold taken from hill restores speech when it is laid under the tongue of dumb person. Icelandic: Flateyjarbók I 250, Boberg.
D1508. D1508. Magic object restores reason.
D1508.1. D1508.1. Saint‘s bell restores reason. (Cf. D1213.) Irish: Plummer clxxvi, Cross.
D1508.2. D1508.2. Music restores reason. (Cf. D1275.1.) Dickson 121.
D1508.3. D1508.3. Jackal-tooth as cure for madness. (Cf. D1011.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1508.4. D1508.4. Soup made of black dog’s head cures madness. (Cf. D1032.3.) Chile: Jijena Sanchez 137.
D1511. D1511. Magic object cures drunkenness.
D1511.1. D1511.1. Magic carpet cures drunkenness. (Cf. D1155.) Chinese: Werner 192.
D1512. D1512. Magic object cures ulcers.
D1512.1. D1512.1. Magic ointment cures ulcers. (Cf. D1244.) Chinese: Werner 276, 281f.
D1513. D1513. Charm removes thorn. (Cf. D1273.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1514. D1514. Magic object relieves pain. Irish myth: Cross.
D1514.1. D1514.1. Magic music relieves pain. (Cf. D1275.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1514.2. D1514.2. Magic girdle relieves pain. (Cf. D1057.1.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1514.3. D1514.3. Charm for pain. (Cf. D1273.) England, U.S.: Baughman (D1500.1.23.2).
D1515. D1515. Magic antidote for poison. *Penzer II 303 n.; *Gimlette Malay Poisons and Charm Cures; Irish myth: Cross.
D1515.1. D1515.1. Remedies for poison. Irish myth: Cross.
D1515.2. D1515.2. Charms as antidote for poison. (Cf. D1273.) Kittredge Witchcraft 32, 387 nn. 82, 83; England: Baughman.
D1515.2.1. D1515.2.1. Charms as antidote for snakebite. (Cf. D1273, D1515.4.) Kittredge Witchcraft 32, 389 n. 101; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1515.3. D1515.3. Bath in milk of white, hornless cows as antidote for poison. Irish myth: Cross.
D1515.4. D1515.4. Antidote for snakebite. (Cf. D1515.2.1.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1515.4.1. D1515.4.1. Maid cuts off pap to heal man‘s serpent wound. (Cf. D1009.3.) English: Child V 177.
D1515.4.2. D1515.4.2. Snake stone applied to snakebite absorbs poison. (Cf. D930.) Scotland: Baughman.
D1515.4.3. D1515.4.3. Hind’s horns as antidote for snakebite. (Cf. D1011.1.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1515.4.4. D1515.4.4. Body of gnat as antidote for snakebite. (Cf. D1010.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1515.4.5. D1515.4.5. Sight of brass serpent as antidote for snakebite. (Cf. D1268.3.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1515.4.6. D1515.4.6. Magic potion mixed with brains of deceitful person as cure for snakebite. (Cf. D1242.2.) Africa (Timne): Schlenker Collection of Timne Traditions (London, 1861) 87ff., (Hausa): Tremearne FL XXII 464ff. No. 50.
D1515.5. D1515.5. Remedy for mad dog bite. Irish myth: Cross (D1519.3).
D1515.5.1. D1515.5.1. Stone as antidote for mad dog bite. (Cf. D930.) U.S.: *Baughman.
D1516. D1516. Charms against elfshot. (Cf. D2066, D1273.) Kittredge Witchcraft 133, 453ff. nn. 62 – 82 passim; Irish myth: Cross; Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 83, Snorra Edda Skaldsk. XVII; England: *Baughman.
D1517. D1517. Cure for insect‘s sting.
D1517.1. D1517.1. Body of housefly as remedy for hornet sting. (Cf. D1010.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1518. D1518. Magic object restores bodily members. Irish myth: Cross.
D1518.1. D1518.1. Magic drink restores arms. (Cf. D1040.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1518.2. D1518.2. Root restores amputated hands and feet. (Cf. D967.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1518.3. D1518.3. Hero’s breath returns head to headless horseman. (Cf. D1005.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1518.4. D1518.4. Magic object heals broken bone. Irish myth: Cross.
D1518.4.1. D1518.4.1. Magic plant heals broken bone. (Cf. D1500.1.4.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1519. D1519. Magic object controls disease – miscellaneous. Irish myth: Cross.
D1519.1. D1519.1. Magic object restores strength. Irish myth: Cross.
D1519.1.1. D1519.1.1. Magic bowl restores strength. (Cf. D1172.2.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1520. D1520. Magic object affords miraculous transportation. *Aarne MSFO XXV 116; *Types 560, 566; Irish myth: Cross; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1520.1. D1520.1. Magic transportation by bough. (Cf. D954.) *Chauvin V 229 No. 130; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1520.1.1. D1520.1.1. Transportation by stretching and swaying tree. The tree stretches and bends over so as to land hero in a distant country. (Cf. D482.) Tahiti, Melanesia, Indonesia: Dixon 66.
D1520.1.2. D1520.1.2. Transportation by hollow tree. (Cf. D950, D1532.7.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1520.2. D1520.2. Magic transportation by cloud. (Cf. D901.) Chauvin V 230 No. 130; Irish myth: Cross.
D1520.3. D1520.3. Magic transportation by hairs. (Cf. D991.) Chauvin V 230 No. 130.
D1520.4. D1520.4. Magic transportation by golden apple. (Cf. D981.1, F813.1.1.) *Fb “guldæble” I 516a.
D1520.5. D1520.5. Magic transportation by animal skin.
D1520.5.1. D1520.5.1. Magic transportation by skin of fish. (Cf. D1025.2.) Chauvin V 230 No. 130.
D1520.5.2. D1520.5.2. Magic transportation by dog skin. (Cf. D1025.6.) Eskimo (Greenland): Rasmussen III 54.
D1520.5.3. D1520.5.3. Magic transportation by seal skin. (Cf. D1025.9.) Eskimo (Bering Strait): Nelson RBAE XVIII 512.
D1520.5.4. D1520.5.4. Magic transportation by horse skin. (Cf. D1025.7.) Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 79.
D1520.6. D1520.6. Magic transportation by cloak (cape). (Cf. D1053.) *Chauvin V 230 No. 130; Penzer I 27; Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 91 No. 771*.
D1520.7. D1520.7. Magic transportation by gold uniform. (Cf. D1052.1.) *Fb “guldmundering”.
D1520.8. D1520.8. Magic transportation by saber. (Cf. D1082.) Chauvin V 230 No. 130.
D1520.8.1. D1520.8.1. Magic transportation by sword. (Cf. D1081.) Korean: Zong in-Sob 59.
D1520.9. D1520.9. Magic transportation by garter. (Cf. D1063.) Chauvin V 230 No. 130.
D1520.10. D1520.10. Magic transportation by shoes. (Cf. D1065.2, D1521.1.) Chauvin V 229 No. 130; Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 267; India: *Thompson-Balys.
D1520.10.1. D1520.10.1. Magic transportation by sandals. (Cf. D1065.5.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1520.11. D1520.11. Magic transportation by cap (hat). (Cf. D1067.1, D1067.2.) *Type 566; Chauvin V 229 No. 130; Greek: Fox 195.
D1520.12. D1520.12. Magic transportation by ring. (Cf. D1076.) Chauvin V 229 No. 130; India: *Thompson-Balys; Icelandic: Boberg.
D1520.13. D1520.13. Magic transportation by arrow. (Cf. D1092, D1526.1.) Chauvin V 230 No. 130.
D1520.14. D1520.14. Transportation in magic carriage. (Cf. D1111.) Chauvin V 229 No. 130.
D1520.15. D1520.15. Transportation in magic ship. (Cf. D1123, D1521.2, D1525, D1533.1.) Finnish: Kalevala rune 39; Greek: Fox 138; Irish myth: Cross.
D1520.15.1. D1520.15.1. Sailing against a contrary wind, current and tide. *Loomis White Magic 90.
D1520.16. D1520.16. Magic transportation by chair. (Cf. D1151.2.) Chauvin V 229 No. 130; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1520.17. D1520.17. Magic transportation by sofa. (Cf. D1154.2.) Chauvin V 230 No. 130; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1520.17.1. D1520.17.1. Magic transportation on flying bedstead. (Cf. D1154.1.) India: *Thompson-Balys.
D1520.17.2. D1520.17.2. Transportation on magic couch. (Cf. D1154.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1520.18. D1520.18. Magic transportation by hammock. (Cf. D1154.3.) Africa (Vai): Ellis 200 No. 18 (Type 653).
D1520.18.1. D1520.18.1. Transportation on magic swing. (Cf. D1154.3.1.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1520.18.2. D1520.18.2. Transportation in magic palanquin. (Cf. D1154.3.2.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1520.19. D1520.19. Magic transportation by carpet. (Cf. D1155, D1118, D1118.1.) *Chauvin V 230 No. 130; Fb “luftrejse” II 457; Icelandic: *Boberg; India: *Thompson-Balys; Cape Verde Islands: Parsons MAFLS XV (1) 111 No. 39; Philippine: Fansler MAFLS XII 137.
D1520.20. D1520.20. Transportation by magic throne. (Cf. D1156.) Chauvin V 230 No. 130; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1520.21. D1520.21. Transportation by magic platform. (Cf. D1157.) Chauvin V 230 No. 130.
D1520.22. D1520.22. Transportation by magic pitcher. (Cf. D1171.4.) Chauvin V 230 No. 130.
D1520.23. D1520.23. Transportation by magic goblet. (Cf. D1171.6.2.) Greek: *Frazer Apollodorus I 213 n. 2.
D1520.24. D1520.24. Transportation by magic box. (Cf. D1174.) Chauvin V 230 No. 130.
D1520.25. D1520.25. Transportation by magic bag. (Cf. D1193.) Fb “rænsel”.
D1520.26. D1520.26. Transportation by putting magic ointment on feet. (Cf. D1244.) Penzer IV 90 n. 1.
D1520.27. D1520.27. Magic transportation by means of wand. (Cf. D1254.1.) Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “baguette”; India: *Thompson-Balys.
D1520.27.1. D1520.27.1. Magic transportation by club. (Cf. D1094.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1520.28. D1520.28. Magic transportation in whirlwind. (Cf. D906.) *Taylor FFC LXX 24 n. 1; Jewish: Neuman.
D1520.29. D1520.29. Transportation by magic jewel. Italian Novella: Rotunda; Icelandic: Boberg.
D1520.29.1. D1520.29.1. Transportation by magic pearl. (Cf. D1071.) Jewish: bin Gorion Born Judas@2 III 159.
D1520.30. D1520.30. Magic transportation on piece of rock. (Cf. D971.4.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1520.31. D1520.31. Magic transportation by rope. (Cf. D1203.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1520.32. D1520.32. Magic transportation on antlers. (Cf. D1011.1.) N. A. Indian (Calif.): Gayton and Newman 75.
D1520.33. D1520.33. Magic transportation on musical bow. (Cf. D1210.) N. A. Indian (Calif.): Gayton and Newman 79; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1520.34. D1520.34. Transportation by means of necklace. (Cf. D1073.) German: MacCulloch Eddic 261.
D1520.35. D1520.35. Magic transportation by feather-dress. (Cf. D1069.2.) Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 259, *Boberg.
D1520.36. D1520.36. Transportation by magic stone. (Cf. D931.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1520.37. D1520.37. Magic journey by reading book. Chinese: Graham.
D1521. D1521. Miraculous speed from magic object.
D1521.1. D1521.1. Seven-league boots. Boots with miraculous speed. (Cf. D1065.1.) *Type 328; *Saintyves Perrault 283, 286; *Fb “sko” III 288a, “støvle” III 642a. – Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “bottes”; French Canadian: Barbeau JAFL XXIX 10; England: *Baughman; India: Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 253; Philippine: Fansler MAFLS XII 177.
D1521.1.1. D1521.1.1. Sandals with magic speed. India: Thompson-Balys.
D1521.2. D1521.2. Ship with miraculous speed. (Cf. D1123, D1520.15.) Fb “skib” III 243ab; Welsh: MacCulloch Celtic 192; Irish myth: *Cross.
D1521.2.1. D1521.2.1. Ship as swift as a bird. Icelandic: Boberg.
D1521.3. D1521.3. Sleigh as swift as thought. (Cf. D1115.) *Taylor FFC LXX 45ff.
D1521.4. D1521.4. Carriage as swift as thought. (Cf. D1111.) Hindu: Keith 108; Japanese: Anesaki 359.
D1521.5. D1521.5. Jewel gives miraculous speed. (Cf. D1071.)
D1521.5.1. D1521.5.1. Turquoise gives miraculous speed. Jewish: Neuman.
D1523. D1523. Magic self-moving vehicle. Irish myth: *Cross.
D1523.1. D1523.1. Self-propelling wagon. (Cf. D1113.) *Type 675; Fb “vogn” III 1078a.
D1523.2. D1523.2. Self-propelling (ship) boat. (Cf. D1121, D1123, D1520.15.) *Barry JAFL XXVIII 195; Irish myth: *Cross; Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “bateau”; India: *Thompson-Balys; Marquesas: Handy 46; N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 275 n. 14a; Africa (Fang): Trilles 137. See also references to D1520.15.
D1523.2.1. D1523.2.1. Automatic oar. (Cf. D1124.) Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “aviron”.
D1523.2.2. D1523.2.2. Boat propelled by magic awl. (Cf. D1187.) Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “alène”.
D1523.2.3. D1523.2.3. Boat propelled by magic wand. (Cf. D1254.1.) Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “navigation”.
D1523.2.4. D1523.2.4. Boat obeys master‘s will. *Kittredge Witchcraft 16; Irish myth: *Cross; England: Baughman.
D1523.2.5. D1523.2.5. Boat guides self. *Kittredge Witchcraft 16; *Loomis White Magic 90; Irish myth: *Cross.
D1523.2.6. D1523.2.6. Boat guided by magic songs. (Cf. D1275.) Finnish: Kalevala rune 40.
D1523.2.7. D1523.2.7. Boat guided by magic sea-charm. (Cf. D1273.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1523.2.7.1. D1523.2.7.1. Self-guiding rudderless boat. Irish myth: *Cross.
D1523.2.8. D1523.2.8. Magic boat is rowed by two wooden figures as soon as it is put on water. (Cf. D1524, D1620.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1523.3. D1523.3. Bundle of wood magically acts as riding horse. Italian: Basile I No. 3.
D1524. D1524. Magic object enables person to cross water.
D1524.1. D1524.1. Magic object permits man to walk on water. Irish myth: Cross.
D1524.1.1. D1524.1.1. Medicine on feet permits man to walk on water. (Cf. D1241.) Zanzibar: Bateman 207 No. 10.
D1524.1.2. D1524.1.2. Saint‘s bachall permits him to walk on sea. (Cf. D1277.) Irish: Plummer clxxv, Cross.
D1524.1.2.1. D1524.1.2.1. Saint casts staffs to distant island. Staff that reaches owner shall have island. (Cf. D1254.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1524.1.3. D1524.1.3. Saint spreads his cloak (or other clothes) upon the water and rides to his desired destination. (Cf. D1053.) *Loomis White Magic 91.
D1524.1.4. D1524.1.4. Sand permits man to walk on water. (Cf. D935.1.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1524.2. D1524.2. Clothes carry owner over water.
D1524.2.1. D1524.2.1. Boots carry owner on sea. (Cf. D1065.1.) Irish myth: *Cross (D1524.2); Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “bottes”.
D1524.2.2. D1524.2.2. Belt carries owner over water. (Cf. D1057.) Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 43, 55.
D1524.3. D1524.3. Magic stone serves as boat. (Cf. D931.) *Loomis White Magic 90; Irish: Plummer clv, *Cross; England: *Baughman.
D1524.3.1. D1524.3.1. Stone canoe. (Cf. D1122.) N. A. Indian (Ojibwa): Schoolcraft Hiawatha 223.
D1524.3.2. D1524.3.2. Saint’s bell carried on floating stone. (Cf. D1213.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1524.4. D1524.4. Island canoe. Magic island acts as canoe or boat. (Cf. D936, D1122.) N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 275 n. 14.
D1524.5. D1524.5. River crossed by means of charm. (Cf. D1273.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1524.6. D1524.6. River crossed by means of magic stone. (Cf. D930.) Congo: Pratt-Chadwick and Lamprey The Alo Man (New York, 1927) 17ff.
D1524.7. D1524.7. Magic sod serves as boat. (Cf. D934.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1524.8. D1524.8. Leaf serves as boat. (Cf. D955, D1121.)
D1524.8.1. D1524.8.1. Leaf serves as boat for saint. England: Baughman.
D1524.9. D1524.9. Magic wind catches hero up and transports him across immense sea. (Cf. D906.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1524.10. D1524.10. Magic staff comes to one over water. (Cf. D1254.) Marquesas: Handy 134.
D1524.11. D1524.11. Magic betelnut comes to one over water. Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 63.
D1524.12. D1524.12. Magic handaxe comes to one over water. (Cf. D1206.) Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 84ff., 101.
D1525. D1525. Magic submarine ship (boat). (Cf. D1123.) Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “navire”, “bateau”. – Eskimo (Kodiak): Golder JAFL XXII 18.
D1525.1. D1525.1. Magic hood enables person to pass under water. (Cf. D1067.3.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1526. D1526. Magic object thrown ahead carries owner with it.
D1526.1. D1526.1. Magic arrow flight. Man keeps ahead of arrow which he shoots. (Cf. D1092.) N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 315 n. 145a.
D1526.2. D1526.2. Magic ball flight. Man throws ball and is carried along with it. (Cf. D1256.) N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 315 n. 145b.
D1526.3. D1526.3. Magic pistol forces one to run behind the ball. (Cf. D1096.2.) Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “pistolet”.
D1531. D1531. Magic object gives power of flying.
D1531.1. D1531.1. Mustard seeds give power of flying. (Cf. D971.1.) Penzer II 63f.
D1531.2. D1531.2. Magic pill gives power of flying. (Cf. D1243.) Chinese: Werner 185.
D1531.3. D1531.3. Magic sword gives power of flying. (Cf. D1081.) *Penzer IV 235f.
D1531.4. D1531.4. Magic stone under tongue gives power of flying. (Cf. D931.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1531.5. D1531.5. Witch flies with aid of magic cap or hood. Scotland, U.S.: *Baughman.
D1531.6. D1531.6. Witch flies with aid of magic stick. (Cf. D956.) England: Baughman.
D1531.7. D1531.7. Witch flies with aid of magic juice. (Cf. D981.0.1.) U.S.: Baughman.
D1531.8. D1531.8. Witch flies with aid of word charm. (Cf. D1273.) England, Scotland, U.S.: *Baughman.
D1531.9. D1531.9. Magic flying by means of magic fiddle. (Cf. D1233.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1531.10. D1531.10. Palmetto leaves give power of flying. (Cf. D955.) Marquesas: Handy 53.
D1531.11. D1531.11. Gem gives power of flying. (Cf. D951.) Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 1056.
D1532. D1532. Magic object bears person aloft.
D1532.1. D1532.1. Magic flying skin. (Cf. D1025.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1532.1.1. D1532.1.1. Magic mouse-skin bears person aloft. (Cf. B183.1.1, D1025.3.) Africa (Zulu): Callaway 98.
D1532.2. D1532.2. Magic breeches bear person aloft. (Cf. D1055.) *Fb “bukser”. IV 77b.
D1532.3. D1532.3. Magic shoes bear person aloft. (Cf. D1065.2.) Penzer I 24 n. 1, III 56; Fb “sko” III 288a; India: Thompson-Balys.
D1532.3.1. D1532.3.1. Special shoes enable hero to climb a stone pillar. Chinese: Graham.
D1532.4. D1532.4. Magic sandals bear person aloft. (Cf. D1065.5.) Greek: *Frazer Apollodorus I 153 n. 3.
D1532.5. D1532.5. Magic chariot bears person aloft. (Cf. D1114.) Jones PMLA XXIII 574. – Greek: *Frazer Apollodorus I 38 n. 2, Fox 115, 213; Irish: Plummer xxvii, *Cross; Jewish: Neuman; India: *Thompson-Balys, Penzer VI 21f., 201ff.
D1532.6. D1532.6. Magic robe bears person aloft. (Cf. D1052.) Pauli (ed. Bolte). No. 668.
D1532.7. D1532.7. Magic tree bears person through air. India: Thompson-Balys.
D1532.8. D1532.8. Magic head-dress bears person aloft. (Cf. D1067.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1532.9. D1532.9. Magic leaf bears person aloft. (Cf. D955.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1532.10. D1532.10. Magic fan bears person aloft. Chinese: Graham.
D1532.11. D1532.11. Magic journey in flying boat. (Cf. D1123.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1532.12. D1532.12. Magic sword carries person through air. (Cf. D1081.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1532.13. D1532.13. Magic brick bears person to moon. (Cf. D935.4.) Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 221.
D1533. D1533. Magic amphibian vehicle.
D1533.1. D1533.1. Magic land and water vehicle.
D1533.1.1. D1533.1.1. Magic land and water ship. (Cf. D1123.) *Type 513B; *BP II 79ff., III 272; *Fb “skib” III 242b; *Cosquin Contes indiens 452ff.; *Brown Iwain 112; Köhler-Bolte I 134, 192f. – Irish myth: *Cross; Norse: MacCulloch Eddic 108 – 09; Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “bateau”.
D1533.1.2. D1533.1.2. Magic land and water chariot. (Cf. D1114.) Fb “guldkaret”. – Irish myth: *Cross.
D1533.2. D1533.2. Vehicle travels above and below ground.
D1533.2.1. D1533.2.1. Box which travels above or below ground. (Cf. D1174.) Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “coffre”.
D1539. D1539. Miscellaneous forms of magic transportation.
D1539.1. D1539.1. Magic elevator. Stone on which one steps carries one underground. (Cf. D931.) German: Grimm No. 163.
D1539.2. D1539.2. Magic belt carries tree away. (Cf. D1057.) *Fb “træ” III 868a.
D1539.3. D1539.3. Magic staves enable man to gain precipitous height. (Cf. D1254.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1540. D1540. Magic object controls the elements. Chinese: Graham.
D1540.1. D1540.1. Magic bag controls storm, mist, darkness, etc. (Cf. D1193.) Icelandic: *Boberg.
D1540.2. D1540.2. Magic white, red and yellow stone causes hail, sunshine or fire, according to which side is scratched. (Cf. D931.) Icelandic: Boberg.
D1540.3. D1540.3. Magic stone controls water. (Cf. D931.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1541. D1541. Magic object controls storms. Irish myth: Cross.
D1541.0.1. D1541.0.1. Charms control storms. (Cf. D1273.) Kittredge Witchcraft 32, 388 n. 94.
D1541.0.2. D1541.0.2. Magic song controls storm. (Cf. D1275.) Icelandic: *Boberg.
D1541.1. D1541.1. Magic object raises storm.
D1541.1.1. D1541.1.1. Magic spittle causes storm. (Cf. D1001.) Africa (Zulu): Callaway 228.
D1541.1.2. D1541.1.2. Magic song causes storm. (Cf. D1275.) Africa (Kaffir): Theal 83.
D1541.1.3. D1541.1.3. Magic fountain causes storm (rain). (Cf. D925, D926, D2143.1.) *Hamilton Romanic Review II 355ff., V 213ff.; *Brown Iwain 13ff., *126f.; Hdwb. d. Abergl. III 1307; Holmberg Die Wassergottheiten 181ff. – Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg; English: Wells 65; French: Chretien de Troyes Iwain (ed. Foerster) lines 380ff.
D1541.1.4. D1541.1.4. Shirt laid upon altar raises storm. (Cf. D1056.) Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 531.
D1541.1.5. D1541.1.5. Tempest box raises storm. (Cf. D1174.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1541.1.6. D1541.1.6. Magic writings raise storm. (Cf. D1266.1.) Korean: Zong in-Sob 170.
D1541.1.7. D1541.1.7. Magic calabash holding bones raises storm. (Cf. D965.2) Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 449.
D1541.1.8. D1541.1.8. Singing magic hymn raises storm. (Cf. D1275.3) Korean: Zong in-Sob 66.
D1541.2. D1541.2. Magic object draws storm away.
D1541.2.1. D1541.2.1. Magic pestle draws storm away. (Cf. D1254.3.) Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 221.
D1541.2.2. D1541.2.2. Magic pearl draws storm away. (Cf. D1071.) Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 221.
D1542. D1542. Magic object controls rain. (Cf. D1541.4.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1542.1. D1542.1. Magic object produces rain.
D1542.1.1. D1542.1.1. Magic stone produces rain. (Cf. D931, D1541.4.) Irish: Plummer clvii, Cross.
D1542.1.2. D1542.1.2. Magic spittle controls rain. Makes rain on everyone but possessor of spittle himself. (Cf. D1001.) Africa (Zulu): Callaway 228.
D1542.1.3. D1542.1.3. Magic hat brings flood. (Cf. D1067.1.) N. A. Indian (Haida): Alexander N. Am. 261.
D1542.1.4. D1542.1.4. Magic fan produces rain. Must be waved three times. (Cf. D1077.) Chinese: Werner 359, 362.
D1542.1.5. D1542.1.5. Magic song brings rain. (Cf. D1275.) Chinese: Graham.
D1542.1.6. D1542.1.6. Oil poured in left ear of black dog brings rain. (Cf. D1242.2.) Jijena Sanchez 134.
D1542.1.7. D1542.1.7. Blood and liver of black dog sacrificed to bring rain. (Cf. D1016., D1015.4.) Jijena Sanchez 134.
D1542.2. D1542.2. Magic object causes drought.
D1542.2.1. D1542.2.1. Sacred weapon thrown into sky causes drought. (Cf. D1080.) Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 293.
D1542.3. D1542.3. Magic object causes streams to dry up.
D1542.3.1. D1542.3.1. Magic medicine causes streams to dry up. (Cf. D1241.) Africa (Ekoi): Talbot 115.
D1542.3.2. D1542.3.2. Reading book causes river to dry up. (Cf. D1266.) Chinese: Graham.
D1542.3.3. D1542.3.3. Branch which dries up water in great river so person can cross. (Cf. D954.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1542.3.4. D1542.3.4. Magic spell dries up lake. (Cf. D1273.) Irish myth: Cross (D1549.9).
D1542.3.5. D1542.3.5. Not a drop of water will remain in tank no matter how hard laborers work. (Cf. D921.2.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1542.4. D1542.4. Magic wand keeps outdoor sleeping place dry. (Cf. D1254.1.) South Africa: Bourhill and Drake 237ff. No. 20.
D1543. D1543. Magic object controls wind.
D1543.1. D1543.1. Fountain insures favorable wind when drained. (Cf. D925.) Irish: Plummer cli, Cross.
D1543.2. D1543.2. Magic stone causes favorable wind. (Cf. D931.) Irish: Plummer clvii, Cross.
D1543.3. D1543.3. Magic fan produces wind. (Cf. D1077.) Chinese: Werner 359, 362.
D1543.4. D1543.4. Magic sword produces wind. (Cf. D1081.) Chinese: Werner 121.
D1543.5. D1543.5. Magic medicine produces wind. (Cf. D1241.) Africa (Ekoi): Talbot 344.
D1543.6. D1543.6. Wind carried in mantle. (Cf. D1053.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1543.7. D1543.7. Magic calabash (gourd) controls winds. (Cf. D965.2.) Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 86, 405.
D1544. D1544. Magic object controls earthquakes.
D1544.1. D1544.1. Magic spell controls earthquake. (Cf. D1273.) Penzer VI 29.
D1545. D1545. Magic object controls sea.
D1545.0.1. D1545.0.1. Magic runes control sea. (Cf. D1266.2.) Icelandic: Boberg.
D1545.1. D1545.1. Magic object controls tides.
D1545.1.1. D1545.1.1. Magic jewel controls tides. (Cf. D1071.) Japanese: Anesaki 305.
D1546. D1546. Magic object controls heavenly bodies. Irish myth: Cross.
D1546.1. D1546.1. Magic object controls sun.
D1546.1.1. D1546.1.1. Hat which turns the sun. (Cf. D1067.1.) Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “chapeau”. – Danish: Boberg.
D1546.1.2. D1546.1.2. Magic spell controls sun. (Cf. D1273.) Irish myth: *Cross (D1546.2).
D1546.1.2.1. D1546.1.2.1. Magic spell darkens sun. Irish myth: *Cross (D1546.2.1).
D1546.1.3. D1546.1.3. Magic umbrella makes sun stand still. (Cf. D1194.) Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 237.
D1547. D1547. Magic object reverses gravitation.
D1547.1. D1547.1. Magic root floats against the current. (Cf. D967.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1547.2. D1547.2. Magic flower thrown into lake causes waters to follow in the footsteps of the one who throws it in. (Cf. D975.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1547.3. D1547.3. Magic object lifts heavy object from river bottom. Jewish: Neuman.
D1548. D1548. Magic object controls weather.
D1548.0.1. D1548.0.1. Amulet has control over weather. (Cf. D1070.) Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 459. Rasmussen II 175.
D1548.1. D1548.1. Magic object assures good weather.
D1548.1.1. D1548.1.1. Magic stalk assures good weather. (Cf. D977.) Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 429.
D1549. D1549. Magic object controls elements: miscellaneous.
D1549.1. D1549.1. Magic arrow shakes heavens. (Cf. D1092.) Chinese: Werner 312.
D1549.2. D1549.2. Saint‘s girdle causes tree to fall in right direction. (Cf. D1057.1.) Irish: Plummer clxxxi, Cross.
D1549.3. D1549.3. Magic object controls river (lake). Icelandic: Boberg.
D1549.3.1. D1549.3.1. Saint’s bachall drives back flooding river. (Cf. D1277.) Irish: Plummer clxxv, Cross.
D1549.3.2. D1549.3.2. Saint‘s bachall leads stream through mountain (or up hill.) (Cf. D1277.) Irish: Plummer clxxv, *Cross.
D1549.3.3. D1549.3.3. Magic trousers make river boil. (Cf. D1055.) Chinese: Werner 307.
D1549.3.4. D1549.3.4. Magic gem causes river waters to recede. (Cf. D1071, D1551.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1549.3.5. D1549.3.5. Fish bone holds back water in river. (Cf. D1013.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1549.3.6. D1549.3.6. Ring of hay thrown into empty lake fills it up with water. (Cf. D1276.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1549.3.7. D1549.3.7. Written charm causes river to flow quietly. (Cf. D1266.1.) Korean: Zong in-Sob 57.
D1549.3.8. D1549.3.8. Spear stuck in river bed stops water. (Cf. D1084.) S. A. Indian (Mataco): Métraux MAFLS XL 132.
D1549.4. D1549.4. Saint’s bachall brings down mountain on heads of enemies. (Cf. D1277.) Irish: Plummer clxxv, *Cross.
D1549.5. D1549.5. Magic staff draws water from stone. (Cf. D925.1, D1254, D1567.6.) Spanish Exempla: Keller; Jewish: bin Gorion Born Judas@2 III 19, *Neuman: India: Thompson-Balys.
D1549.5.1. D1549.5.1. Rock beaten by sword provides water. (Cf. D930.) Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 114.
D1549.6. D1549.6. Saint‘s veil quells volcano. (Cf. D1061.) Acta Sanctorum February I 635.
D1549.7. D1549.7. Murdered man’s head will cause earth to burn up or sea to boil: must be carried about. (Cf. D1278.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D1549.8. D1549.8. Magic song drives back flooding sea. (Cf. D1275.) Irish myth: Cross.
D1549.9. D1549.9. Magic rod causes all waters to turn to blood. (Cf. D1254.2.) Jewish: Neuman.
D1549.10. D1549.10. Waves answer roar of magic shield. (Cf. D1101.1, D1610.24.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D1549.11. D1549.11. Magic beads break ice jam. (Cf. D1071.1.) Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 150.

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