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Group No. 86


D. Magic

Group No.

D2100 – D2149

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Other manifestations of magic power


D2100. D2100. Magic wealth. (Cf. D1450.) India: Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Graham.
D2100.1. D2100.1. Inexhaustible treasure. (Cf. D1652.) Jewish: Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys, Tawney I 350f., 471.
D2100.2. D2100.2. Coin multiplies itself. (Cf. D1288, D2106.) *Loomis White Magic 87; India: Thompson-Balys.
D2101. D2101. Treasure magically discovered. *Type 613. See also N530 – N549, Discovery of treasure.
D2101.1. D2101.1. Treasure found by sprinkling ground with blood of white cock. (Cf. D1314.) *Chauvin V 13f. No. 9; India: Thompson-Balys.
D2101.2. D2101.2. Shower of jewels magically drawn from sky. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 445.
D2102. D2102. Gold magically produced.
D2102.1. D2102.1. Gold vomited. Irish: Plummer xliv, *Cross.
D2102.2. D2102.2. Valley fills with gold at command. Gaster Rabbis 225 No. 205, Jewish: Neuman.
D2102.2.1. D2102.2.1. Field turns to gold after ascetic plows it. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 221.
D2102.3. D2102.3. Saint magically produces treasure. Irish myth: Cross.
D2102.4. D2102.4. “Golden” son of supernatural bride of king has the power of producing gold and gold buildings, ornaments etc. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2102.5. D2102.5. Magic corn eaten by animal becomes gold. Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 221.
D2103. D2103. Silver magically produced. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2105. D2105. Provisions magically furnished. (Cf. D1470.) Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg; German: Grimm Nos. 90, 121, 179; India: Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Graham; Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 229, 325, 422, 454, Holm 40; Rasmussen I 239, 374, III 51, (Mackenzie Area): Jenness 63, (Cumberland Sound): Boas BAM 245; S. A. Indian (Chiriguano): Métraux BBAE CXLIII (3) 484, (Toba) ibid. (1) 368; Africa (Angola): Chatelain 115 No. 9, (Ibo): Thomas 119.
D2105.1. D2105.1. Provisions provided in answer to prayer. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2105.1.1. D2105.1.1. Starvation prevented by composition of hymn. (Cf. D1275.3.) Irish myth: Cross.
D2105.2. D2105.2. Provisions provided by messenger from heaven. Irish myth: Cross.
D2105.3. D2105.3. Rubbish magically becomes food and clothing. Irish myth: Cross.
D2105.3.1. D2105.3.1. Trash magically becomes food. Africa (Duala): Lederbogen Fables 66.
D2105.4. D2105.4. Drink magically furnished. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2105.5. D2105.5. Saint causes fish to come out of lake to satisfy guests for whom he has no food. (Cf. D1444.1, F986.2.) Irish myth: Cross.
D2105.6. D2105.6. Showers of grain called down. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 654.
D2105.7. D2105.7. Fruit obtained from tree by magic. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 409.
D2106. D2106. Magic multiplication of objects.
D2106.1. D2106.1. Magic multiplication of objects by saints. (Cf. D2100.2, V220.) *Toldo VI 289; Irish myth: *Cross; Spanish Exempla: Keller; India: Thompson-Balys.
D2106.1.1. D2106.1.1. Saint causes waters to be filled with fish. *Loomis White Magic 69f.; Irish myth: *Cross.
D2106.1.1.1. D2106.1.1.1. Fish caught in waterless field. *Loomis White Magic 70.
D2106.1.2. D2106.1.2. Animals miraculously multiplied. *Loomis White Magic 87.
D2106.1.3. D2106.1.3. Multiplication of metal by saint. *Loomis White Magic 87.
D2106.1.4. D2106.1.4. Multiplication of the corpse of saint when different communities claim the body. *Loomis White Magic 87.
D2106.1.5. D2106.1.5. Multiplication of food by saint. (Cf. D1652.1.) India: Thompson-Balys; Icelandic: Boberg.
D2106.2. D2106.2. One sack of charcoal makes a hundred. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2106.3. D2106.3. Tree with all sorts of cakes hanging from its branches springs from one cake. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2107. D2107. Warrior’s equipment magically furnished.
D2107.1. D2107.1. Horse and weapons needed by hero are provided after incense is offered to Nandia, the Bull. India. Thompson-Balys.
D2120. D2120. Magic transportation. *Type 400, 566; Chauvin V 231 No. 130 n. 1. – Irish myth: Cross; Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 84 No. 750A*; India: Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 676; Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 102; Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 53.
D2121. D2121. Magic journey. *Type 400; *Huet RTP XXXII 97, 145; Wesselski Theorie 23. – Irish myth: Cross; Italian Novella: Rotunda; Jewish: Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Ferguson 128; Eskimo (Greenland): Rasmussen I 219; Africa (Benga): Nassau 214 No. 33.
D2121.1. D2121.1. Magic journey by wishing. (Cf. D1761.) *Fb “ønske” III 1178b; India: Thompson-Balys.
D2121.2. D2121.2. Magic journey with closed eyes. Person must not open eyes while on the journey. (Cf. C300.) *Chauvin VII 59 No. 77. 102 No. 376, VIII 148 No. 146; Hartland Science 174 (Japanese). – Irish myth: Cross; India: Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Graham, Eberhard FFC CXX 234f.; Japanese: Ikeda; N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 338 n. 217; Eskimo (Greenland): Rasmussen II 14, III 103, 124, 257, Rink 147, 196, 219, (Bering Strait): Nelson RBAE XVIII 511, (Mackenzie Area): Jenness 52, (Smith Sound): Kroeber JAFL XII 171, (Central Eskimo): Boas RBAE VI 629.
D2121.3. D2121.3. Magic journey through power of imagination. Chauvin V 230f. No. 130.
D2121.4. D2121.4. Magic journey by making distance vanish. The road is contracted or the earth folded up. *Chauvin V 231 No. 130. – Jewish: Neuman; Africa (Upoto): Einstein 134; N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 315 n. 145c; Eskimo (Greenland): Rasmussen III 247.
D2121.5. D2121.5. Magic journey: man carried by spirit or devil. Herbert III 362f. Nos. 135, 152. – Irish myth: Cross; England: Baughman; Icelandic: Boberg; Jewish: *Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys; Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 255, Rasmussen III 114.
D2121.6. D2121.6. Magic journey during which one must not think good or evil. Swiss: Jegerlehner Oberwallis 322 No. 88.
D2121.7. D2121.7. Magic journey in cloud. (Cf. D2135.) Irish myth: Cross; Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 57 No. 425; Jewish: Neuman; Chinese: Graham; Korean: Zong in-Sob 224.
D2121.7.1. D2121.7.1. Magic journey in cloud of fire. Irish myth: Cross.
D2121.7.2. D2121.7.2. Magic journey in whirl of snow. Icelandic: Ketilssaga H. 118, Boberg.
D2121.7.3. D2121.7.3. Magic transportation on smoke. Easter Island: Métraux Ethnology 368.
D2121.8. D2121.8. Magic journey by throwing knife into whirlwind. *Taylor FFC LXX 24 n. 1; Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 3903; Livonian: Loorits FFC LXVI 60 No. 149.
D2121.9. D2121.9. Magic transportation from kick of a horse. Penzer VIII 57 n. 2.
D2121.10. D2121.10. Magic journey on sunbeam. Africa (Ganda): Baskerville The Flame Tree (London, 1925) 1ff. No. 1.
D2121.11. D2121.11. Magic journey: man left on land appears in ship. Irish myth: Cross.
D2121.12. D2121.12. Power to go through closed doors. Icelandic: Boberg.
D2121.13. D2121.13. Sailing in a leaky boat without sinking. *Loomis White Magic 90.
D2121.14. D2121.14. Saint rides on thorn tree and drags its roots through earth to dig out canal. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2121.15. D2121.15. Magic compulsion to make journey. Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 123.
D2122. D2122. Journey with magic speed. *Loomis White Magic 93; Penzer II 223 n. 1, VI 213, 279, VII 24, 225 n. 1, VIII 57 n. 2. – Irish: Plummer clxxxvi, *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg; Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “transport”; Jewish: *Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 195; Korean: Zong in-Sob 65, 73; Eskimo (Greenland): Holm 24; Africa (Vai): Ellis 207 No. 24, (Benga): Nassau No. 24 (version 2).
D2122.0.1. D2122.0.1. Journey to otherworld with magic speed. (Cf. F0.) Irish myth: Cross.
D2122.1. D2122.1. Magic speed by eating magic grains (medicine). N. A. Indian (Maliseet, European borrowing): Mechling JAFL XXVI 250; Africa (Basuto): Jacottet 214 No. 31.
D2122.2. D2122.2. Hundred-league stride. England: Baughman; Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “pas”; Jewish: Neuman; N. A. Indian: Thompson Tales 315 n. 145, (Calif.): Gayton and Newman 59.
D2122.3. D2122.3. Magic journey as swift as thought. (Cf. G242.) *Taylor FFC LXX 49ff.; *Fb “tanke”; England: Baughman; Swiss: *Jegerlehner Oberwallis 293 No. 1.
D2122.4. D2122.4. Journey with speed of angels. Irish myth: Cross.
D2122.5. D2122.5. Journey with magic speed by saint. Irish myth: Cross.
D2125. D2125. Magic journey over water. Jewish: Neuman; Irish myth: *Cross.
D2125.0.1. D2125.0.1. Saint causes earth to rise underfoot, enabling him to cross water. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2125.0.2. D2125.0.2. Saint drives over bog as over land. Irish myth: Cross.
D2125.1. D2125.1. Magic power to walk on water. *Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 332; *Saintyves Essais 307ff.; *Toldo VI 310ff.; Cowell Jataka II 77. – Irish: Plummer xxxi, cxlvii, Cross; Icelandic: Boberg; U.S.: Baughman; India: Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 112; Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 123, 407, Rasmussen III 192.
D2125.1.1. D2125.1.1. Magic transportation by waves. Icelandic: Völsunga saga ch. 41 (39), cf. 43 (41), Boberg; Tuamotu: Stimson MS (z-G. 13/249).
D2125.1.1.1. D2125.1.1.1. Saint rides blessed wave. *Loomis White Magic 91.
D2125.2. D2125.2. Magic transportation on a sheet of ice. Icelandic: Boberg.
D2125.3. D2125.3. Person crosses water in chariot. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 96.
D2126. D2126. Magic underwater journey. Irish myth: *Cross; Chinese: Graham; Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 185, 417, 451.
D2131. D2131. Magic underground journey. *Type 306; *Fb “løngang” II 515b; India: *Thompson-Balys; N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 316 n. 145c; Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 451, Rasmussen III 268, Holm 68, (Mackenzie Area): Jenness 42.
D2135. D2135. Magic air journey. *Penzer X 64 s.v. “air”; *Fb “ride” III 53a; *Toldo IV 77; *Loomis White Magic 91f.; Jones PMLA XXIII 563; Malone PMLA XLIII 412. – Irish myth: *Cross; Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “voyages”; Jewish: *Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 12, 43, 319; Chinese: Chavannes 500 Contes I 359 No. 94, Graham; Japanese: Coyajee JPASB XXIV 185; N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 316 n. 145d; Eskimo (Greenland): Rasmussen I 87, (Mackenzie Area): Jenness 40.
D2135.0.1. D2135.0.1. Levitation. Person able to raise self in the air. *Cowell Jataka index s.v. “air”; *Toldo IV 77; Alphabet No. 459; *Loomis White Magic 47. – Irish myth: *Cross; England, Scotland, Wales, U. S.: *Baughman; Jewish: *Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 490.
D2135.0.2. D2135.0.2. Object magically raised in air. Irish myth: Cross; U.S.: Baughman.
D2135.0.2.1. D2135.0.2.1. Stone cross magically raised in air. Irish myth: Cross.
D2135.0.3. D2135.0.3. Magic ability to fly. Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 189.
D2135.1. D2135.1. Power of flying from eating children‘s hearts. Child V 482 s.v. “hearts”.
D2135.2. D2135.2. Magic air journey from biting an ear. Tehauno: Boas JAFL XXV 244.
D2135.3. D2135.3. Stones fly through the air at saint’s bidding. *Loomis White Magic 92.
D2135.4. D2135.4. Magic transportation to highest summit by divine power. India Thompson-Balys.
D2135.5. D2135.5. Objects sent through air. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 1211.
D2136. D2136. Objects magically moved. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2136.1. D2136.1. Rocks moved by magic. Irish myth: *Cross; Welsh: MacCulloch Celtic 201 (rocks of Stonehenge), cf. Chaucer‘s Franklin’s Tale; Greek: *Frazer Apollodorus I 17 (Orpheus); Jewish: *Neuman; N. A. Indian (Seneca): Curtin-Hewitt RBAE XXXII 192 No. 37, 310 No. 58; Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 258.
D2136.2. D2136.2. Castle magically transported. Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “chateau”; India: Thompson-Balys.
D2136.2.1. D2136.2.1. Mosque turns around in order to face in the true direction of Mecca after prayers of two saints. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2136.2.2. D2136.2.2. Sunken palace magically raised. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 30.
D2136.3. D2136.3. Mountains (hills) magically transported. Irish myth: Cross.
D2136.3.1. D2136.3.1. Mountain moved by prayer. *Herbert III 390 No. 290; *Wesselski Märchen 255ff. No. 66; *Pauli (ed. Bolte) Nos. 683, 684; Spanish Exempla: Keller.
D2136.4. D2136.4. Lake magically transported. (Cf. D1641.12.) Irish myth: Cross.
D2136.4.1. D2136.4.1. Saint drives lake into sea. Irish myth: Cross.
D2136.5. D2136.5. Saint‘s possessions magically transported. (Cf. V220.) Loomis White Magic 91f.; Irish myth: *Cross.
D2136.6. D2136.6. Island magically transported. (Cf. D936.) Irish myth: Cross; Tuamotu: Stimson MS (z-G. 3/1122, 1146, T-G. 3/912, z-G 13/499).
D2136.7. D2136.7. Well magically transported. (Cf. D926, D1641.1, D1641.13.) Irish myth: Cross.
D2136.8. D2136.8. Ship moved by sacrifice. Greek: Fox 125; India: Thompson-Balys.
D2136.9. D2136.9. Magic house removed. Chinese: Graham, Eberhard FFC CXX 241; Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 64, 129, 130, 151; Eskimo (Cumberland Sound): Boas BAM XV 257.
D2136.10. D2136.10. Objects magically sent to certain place. Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 68, 69, 75, 140; Eskimo (Cumberland Sound): Boas BAM XV 245.
D2137. D2137. Natural law suspended.
D2137.1. D2137.1. Witch keeps water from boiling. England: Baughman.
D2140. D2140. Magic control of the elements. (Cf. D1540.) *Kittredge Witchcraft 152ff., 472ff. nn. 1ff., especially n. 4; French Canadian: Sister Marie Ursule; Jewish: *Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys; Icelandic: *Boberg.
D2140.1. D2140.1. Control of weather by saint’s prayers. (Cf. V220.) *Toldo VI 330; *Loomis White Magic 39; Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg; Spanish Exempla: Keller.
D2140.1.1. D2140.1.1. Saint has power to control winds and storms at will. (Cf. A287.2.) *Loomis White Magic 45f.
D2140.2. D2140.2. Shaman‘s wife controls weather. Eskimo (Mackenzie Area): Jenness 84.
D2140.3. D2140.3. Weather changed on confession of deed. Eskimo (Cumberland Sound): Boas BAM XV 301.
D2141. D2141. Storm produced by magic. (Cf. D905, D1541.) *Krappe Bulletin Hispanique XXXV 109ff.; Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg; Italian Novella: Rotunda; Jewish: *Neuman; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 507; Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 223, 375, 450, 469, Rasmussen I 367, II 170, III 158, 270, (Central Eskimo): Boas RBAE VI 584, 622, (Cumberland Sound): Boas BAM XV 164, (West Hudson Bay): Boas BAM XV 321; N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 289 n. 61b, (Calif.): Gayton and Newman 61; S. A. Indian (Toba): Métraux MAFLS XL 162.
D2141.0.1. D2141.0.1. Storm from calling on evil spirit. *Kittredge Witchcraft 158, 477 nn. 57, 58. – Icelandic: Boberg.
D2141.0.2. D2141.0.2. Storm from calling up spirits to help find buried treasure. (Cf. C401.3.) *Kittredge Witchcraft 158, 477 nn. 54 – 56.
D2141.0.3. D2141.0.3. Storms produced by devil. *Kittredge Witchcraft 152ff., 472ff. nn. 1 – 53 passim; North Carolina: Brown Collection I 660.
D2141.0.4. D2141.0.4. Storm at death of wizard. Devil comes for him. (Cf. D2141.0.3.) Kittredge Witchcraft 159, 477 n. 59.
D2141.0.5. D2141.0.5. Storm at death of wicked person. Devil comes for him. (Cf. D2141.0.3.) Kittredge Witchcraft 159, 477 nn. 60 – 64.
D2141.0.6. D2141.0.6. Storm because of bird’s singing. Africa (Basuto): Jacottet 104 No. 15.
D2141.0.7. D2141.0.7. Storm raised by incantation. (Cf. D1391.1.) Greek: Grote I 184, Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 121; Africa (Zulu): Callaway 203.
D2141.0.7.1. D2141.0.7.1. Storm produced by prayer. (Cf. D2143.3.) Jewish: Neuman.
D2141.0.8. D2141.0.8. Storms raised by druids. (Cf. D2142.0.3.) Irish: Plummer clix, *Cross.
D2141.0.8.1. D2141.0.8.1. Storm calmed by wizard (druid). (Cf. D2141.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D2141.0.9. D2141.0.9. Storm raised by saint. Irish myth: Cross.
D2141.0.10. D2141.0.10. Woman hoists skirt to raise thunderstorm. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 113.
D2141.0.11. D2141.0.11. Magic storm produced by animal.
D2141.0.11.1. D2141.0.11.1. Magic storm produced by serpent. S. A. Indian (Toba): Métraux MAFLS XL 71.
D2141.0.12. D2141.0.12. Magic storm by pointing root of tree at sky. Africa (Cameroon): Ittman 71.
D2141.1. D2141.1. Storm magically stilled. (Cf. D2141.0.8.1.) *Fb “storm” III 596a; Irish myth: Cross; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Jewish: bin Gorion Born Judas@2 II 95, 342, 368; India: Thompson-Balys; Tonga: Gifford 117; Eskimo (Greenland): Rasmussen I 331.
D2141.1.1. D2141.1.1. Church bell rung as protection against storm. To thwart devil. (Cf. D1213.) *P. Sartori Das Buch von deutschen Glocken (Berlin, 1932); *Kittredge Witchcraft 158, 476 nn. 51 – 53; *Loomis White Magic 53.
D2141.2. D2141.2. Storm raised to defeat enemy. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2142. D2142. Winds controlled by magic.
D2142.0.1. D2142.0.1. Magician (witch) controls winds. *Kittredge Witchcraft 159, 478 nn. 67 – 8. – Icelandic: *Boberg.
D2142.0.1.1. D2142.0.1.1. Witch sells power to control winds. *Kittredge Witchcraft 159, 477f. nn. 65 – 74 passim.
D2142.0.1.2. D2142.0.1.2. Witch sits atop mast, causes winds to blow. England: Baughman.
D2142.0.2. D2142.0.2. Saint controls winds. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2142.0.3. D2142.0.3. Druid controls winds. (Cf. D2141.0.8.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D2142.0.4. D2142.0.4. Leper controls winds. Tuamotu: Stimson MS (T-G. 3/45).
D2142.0.5. D2142.0.5. Wind controlled by girl’s spirit. Marquesas: Handy 29.
D2142.1. D2142.1. Wind produced by magic. Irish myth: *Cross; Finnish: Kalevala rune 10; Icelandic: *Boberg; Jewish: Neuman; Chinese: Werner 353; Marquesas: Handy 119; Tuamotu: Stimson MS (T – G. 3/109, z-G. 3/1323).
D2142.1.1. D2142.1.1. Wind raised by dog‘s wagging tail. Irish myth: Cross.
D2142.1.2. D2142.1.2. Wind raised by loosing certain knots. (Cf. D906, D1282.1.) *Fb “vindknude”; Taylor FFC LXX; Danish: Kristensen Danske Sagn VI (1901) 414 – 16; Scotland: Baughman.
D2142.1.3. D2142.1.3. Wind raised by calling on devil. (Cf. D2141.0.3.) *Kittredge Witchcraft 161, 479 n. 81.
D2142.1.4. D2142.1.4. Wind raised by troubling vessel of water. *Kittredge Witchcraft 160f., 479 nn. 79 – 80; England, Scotland, U.S.: *Baughman.
D2142.1.4.1. D2142.1.4.1. Wind raised by throwing traitor’s ashes into lake. *Krappe Bulletin Hispanique XXXV (1933) 109.
D2142.1.5. D2142.1.5. Wind raised by putting cat under bushel (barrel) (drowning cat). (Cf. G283.2.1.) *Kittredge Witchcraft 161, 479 nn. 84 – 87; Ireland: Baughman.
D2142.1.6. D2142.1.6. Wind raised by whistling. Kittredge Witchcraft 160, 478f., nn. 77 – 8; *Fb “fløjte” I 326 a.
D2142.1.6.1. D2142.1.6.1. Wind raised by blowing into tobacco pipe. Kittredge Witchcraft 160, 478 n. 76.
D2142.2. D2142.2. Wind stilled by magic. Tuamotu: Stimson MS (z-G. 13/555), Beckwith Myth 289; Ibo (Nigeria): Thomas 118; Icelandic: Boberg.
D2142.2.1. D2142.2.1. Wind stopped by revenant. Irish myth: Cross.
D2143. D2143. Precipitation controlled by magic. Irish myth: Cross.
D2143.1. D2143.1. Rain produced by magic. *Gaster Beiträge zur vgl. Sagen; und Märchenkunde 33ff.; Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: Boberg; Jewish: *Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Werner 353, Eberhard FFC CXX 237; Korean: Zong in Sob 64; Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 97; Eskimo (Greenland): Holm 66; Africa (Upoto): Einstein 123, (Hottentot): Bleek 29 No. 14, (Ekoi): Talbot 247, (Basuto): Jacottet 126 No. 18.
D2143.1.0.1. D2143.1.0.1. Rain caused to fall in certain place (by rain-god). India: Thompson-Balys.
D2143.1.0.2. D2143.1.0.2. No rain falls on religious man. Irish: O‘Suilleabhain 110.
D2143.1.1. D2143.1.1. Rain produced by pouring water. (Cf. D1242.1.) *Fb “vand” III 1001b; Chrétien de Troyes “Yvain” lines 565ff.; Kölbing Zs. f. vgl. Littgsch. XI 442ff.; Lang Myth II 190f.; Holmberg Die Wassergottheiten 181ff.; *Hdwb. d. Abergl. III 1307; Andrews Les Fontaines des Génies (Alger, 1903); Wells 66 (Ywain and Gawain); Gaster Thespis 181; Irish myth: *Cross; Chinese: Werner 205.
D2143.1.2. D2143.1.2. Rain produced by singing. (Cf. D1275, D1781.) Africa (Gold Coast): Barker and Sinclair 64 No. 9.
D2143.1.3. D2143.1.3. Rain produced by prayer. (Cf. D1391.1, D2141.0.7.1.) Irish myth: Cross; Greek: Frazer Apollodorus II 55 n. 2; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 412.
D2143.1.4. D2143.1.4. Rain produced by spitting blood toward sky. Chinese: Werner 264.
D2143.1.5. D2143.1.5. Rain produced by plowing. Penzer II 117f.
D2143.1.6. D2143.1.6. Shower from magic anvil. (Cf. D1469.3.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D2143.1.7. D2143.1.7. Rain produced by striking rock. Irish myth: Cross.
D2143.1.8. D2143.1.8. Rainstorm produced by emptying contents of bag in road. U.S.: Baughman.
D2143.1.9. D2143.1.9. Witch draws rain or snow from clouds with wave of his hand. Scotland: Baughman.
D2143.1.10. D2143.1.10. Wizard sells charm to raise rainstorm to enable eloping couple to escape pursuers. U.S.: Baughman.
D2143.1.11. D2143.1.11. Certain man must laugh in order for it to rain. (Cf. D1773.) India: Thompson-Balys.
D2143.1.12. D2143.1.12. Arrival of saint brings rain to rainless land. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2143.1.13. D2143.1.13. White elephant can make rain fall. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 945.
D2143.2. D2143.2. Drought produced by magic. (Cf. D2081, D2157.) Irish myth: Cross; India: Thompson-Balys; Africa (Basuto): Jacottet 15 No. 22.
D2143.2.1. D2143.2.1. Church spared in flood because of prayers. Alphabet No. 77; Spanish Exempla: Keller.
D2143.2.2. D2143.2.2. Magic spear stuck in earth dries up spring. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2143.3. D2143.3. Fog produced by magic. Finnish: Kalevala rune 42; Icelandic: *Boberg; Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 451, Rasmussen I 109.
D2143.3.1. D2143.3.1. Heavy fog is at once dispelled by a saint. *Loomis White Magic 106.
D2143.4. D2143.4. Hail produced by magic. U.S.: Baughman; Africa (Basuto): Jacottet 20 No. 2, (Cameroon): Ittman 71.
D2143.4.1. D2143.4.1. Hail produced by whistling tune. (Cf. D1275.1, D1782.) Africa (Kaffir): Theal 185.
D2143.5. D2143.5. Frost produced by magic. U.S.: Baughman.
D2143.5.1. D2143.5.1. Old woman has control over frost. Fb “frost”.
D2143.6. D2143.6. Magic control of snow. (Cf. F686.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D2143.6.1. D2143.6.1. Snow taken away by planting certain root. Swiss: Jegerlehner Oberwallis 308 No. 4.
D2143.6.2. D2143.6.2. Wall of snow around hut in answer to prayer. (Cf. D1766.1.) Estonian: Aarne FFC XXV 136 No. 97.
D2143.6.3. D2143.6.3. Snow produced by magic. Irish myth: Cross.
D2143.6.4. D2143.6.4. Snow magically caused to melt (burn). Irish myth: *Cross.
D2143.6.5. D2143.6.5. Snow magically caused to last. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2144. D2144. Magic control of cold and heat. (Cf. D1592.) Irish myth: Cross; Eskimo (Greenland): Rasmussen I 235.
D2144.1. D2144.1. Cold produced by magic. Icelandic: Boberg; Finnish: Kalevala rune 30.
D2144.1.1. D2144.1.1. Porcupine as controller of cold. (Cf. K896.1.) N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 302 nn. 106 – 7.
D2144.1.2. D2144.1.2. Man with power to make everything freeze. Wears cap over ear. Should he wear it straight everything would freeze. *Type 513; BP II 79ff.
D2144.2. D2144.2. Contest of heat and cold. Magicians contest with each other in producing heat or cold that will overcome the other. Bolte Zs. f. Vksk. IX 85; cf. Type 71. – Livonian: Loorits FFC LXVI 81 No. 14; N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 288 n. 61a.
D2144.3. D2144.3. Heat produced by magic. (Cf. D2091.10, D2143.6.4.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D2144.3.1. D2144.3.1. Cold water in winter made warm by a saint. *Loomis White Magic 78.
D2144.4. D2144.4. Burning by magic. (Cf. D2158.)
D2144.4.1. D2144.4.1. Person burned through magic wishing (curse). India: Thompson-Balys.
D2144.5. D2144.5. Ice controlled by magic.
D2144.5.1. D2144.5.1. Ice produced by magic. Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 164.
D2144.5.2. D2144.5.2. Ice melted by magic. Koryak: Jochelson JE VI 170: Eskimo (Greenland): Rink 164, Rasmussen II 223, (Cumberland Sound): Boas BAM XV 191f., (West Hudson Bay): Boas BAM XV 324, (Central Eskimo): Boas RBAE VI 619.
D2145. D2145. Magic control of seasons.
D2145.1. D2145.1. Winter magically produced.
D2145.1.1. D2145.1.1. Local winter. Winter produced in one place while it is summer everywhere else. N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 289 n. 61c.
D2145.2. D2145.2. Summer produced by magic.
D2145.2.1. D2145.2.1. Summer magically lengthened. (Cf. F162.1.1, F971.5.) Irish: Plummer lxxx, Cross.
D2145.2.2. D2145.2.2. Fruit magically grows in winter. Wells 161 (Sir Cleges); Irish myth: Cross.
D2145.2.2.1. D2145.2.2.1. Vineyard in full fruit and blooming palm found in winter on the night of Christ‘s Nativity. (Cf. V211.1.) Irish myth: Cross.
D2145.2.2.2. D2145.2.2.2. Tree blooms out of season. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2146. D2146. Magic control of day and night. (Cf. A725, D1546.)
D2146.1. D2146.1. Day controlled by magic.
D2146.1.1. D2146.1.1. Day magically lengthened. *Loomis White Magic 29; Saintyves Saints Successeurs 237; Irish: Plummer cxxxviii, *Cross; Hebrew: Joshua 10: 13, *Neuman; Chinese: Eberhard FFC CXX 237; N. A. Indian (Lillooet): Teit JAFL XXV 351.
D2146.1.1.1. D2146.1.1.1. Druid causes sun to stand still for two days. (Cf. D1719.1.1.) Irish myth: Cross.
D2146.1.1.2. D2146.1.1.2. Supernatural person (adulterer) causes sun to stand still for nine months. (Cf. T481.) Irish myth: *Cross.
D2146.1.2. D2146.1.2. Day magically shortened. Greek: Fox 164.
D2146.1.3. D2146.1.3. Day produced by magic. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2146.2. D2146.2. Night controlled by magic.
D2146.2.1. D2146.2.1. Night produced by magic. (Cf. F965.2.) Irish myth: *Cross; Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “nuit”; Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 59; Eskimo (Greenland): Rasmussen III 158.
D2146.2.2. D2146.2.2. Night magically lengthened. Greek: *Frazer Apollodorus I 174 n. 1; Irish myth: Cross; Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “nuit”; N. A. Indian (Crow): Simms FM II 299 No. 16.
D2146.2.3. D2146.2.3. Night magically shortened. Irish myth: Cross; Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 150; Marquesas: Handy 109; N. A. Indian (Yana): Curtin Creation Myths 436.
D2146.2.4. D2146.2.4. Earth darkened because of Sun‘s defeat in race against Coyote. N. A. Indian (Calif.): Gayton and Newman 83.
D2146.2.5. D2146.2.5. Saint banishes night for a year. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2147. D2147. Magic control of clouds. Jewish: Neuman.
D2147.1. D2147.1. Cloud magically made to cover sun. Alphabet No. 627.
D2147.2. D2147.2. Cloud magically appears. India: Thompson-Balys; Tuamotu: Stimson MS (z-G. 13/499).
D2147.3. D2147.3. A cloud evoked by a saint. *Loomis White Magic 41.
D2148. D2148. Earth magically caused to quake. Irish myth: *Cross.
D2148.1. D2148.1. Angel causes earth to quake, releasing prisoners for saint. Irish myth: Cross.
D2148.2. D2148.2. Saint is able to produce earthquakes at will. *Loomis White Magic 45.
D2148.3. D2148.3. Stopping the eruption of a volcano by a saint. *Loomis White Magic 45.
D2149. D2149. Magic control of the elements – miscellaneous. Irish myth: Cross.
D2149.1. D2149.1. Thunderbolt magically produced. (Cf. D1713.) Irish myth: Cross; Marquesas: Handy 65.
D2149.1.1. D2149.1.1. Witch produces lightning. U.S.: Baughman.
D2149.2. D2149.2. Saint magically causes mountain to melt away. (Cf. D1713.) Irish myth: Cross.
D2149.3. D2149.3. Saint causes sun to come down and cook for him. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2149.4. D2149.4. Magic control of gravitation.
D2149.4.1. D2149.4.1. Saint prevents rocks from falling. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2149.4.2. D2149.4.2. Ring that has dropped into water rises to surface. India: Thompson-Balys.
D2149.5. D2149.5. Rice paddies flooded or dried by toad’s tears or laughter. Chinese: Graham.
D2149.6. D2149.6. Magic control of heavenly bodies. (Cf. D2146.1.) Jewish: *Neuman.
D2149.7. D2149.7. Magic control of rainbow. Jewish: *Neuman.

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