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Prevuius group

Group No. 96


Letter

F. Marvels

Group No.

F150 – F199

Group name

Other world journeys II

Description

F150. F150. Access to otherworld. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F150.1. F150.1. Way to otherworld hard to find. Siuts 29; English: Gawain and the Green Knight; Chinese: Graham.
 
F150.2. F150.2. Entrance to other world guarded by monsters (or animals). Irish myth: *Cross; India: Thompson-Balys; Babylonian: Spence 171; Jewish: *Neuman; Eskimo (Greenland): Holm 47, 74, 80, Rasmussen I 81.
 
F150.2.1. F150.2.1. Entrance to otherworld guarded by giant (champion). Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F150.2.2. F150.2.2. Entrance to otherworld guarded by spirits. Jewish: Neuman; Maori: Clark 37.
 
F150.2.3. F150.2.3. Entrance to otherworld guarded by north and south winds. Tonga: Gifford 171.
 
F150.3. F150.3. Challenge at entrance of otherworld. The adventurer challenges or is challenged. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F150.3.1. F150.3.1. Shield hung on pole in front of otherworld palace as signal that adventurer must fight with owner. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F150.3.2. F150.3.2. Standing stone surrounded by withe as challenge at entrance of otherworld. (Cf. F149.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F151. F151. Road to otherworld. Siuts 29f. – Irish myth: Cross.
 
F151.0.1. F151.0.1. Hospitable host entertains (guides, advises) adventurer on way to otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F151.1. F151.1. Perilous path to otherworld. Patch Other World 382 s.v. “path”; Irish myth: *Cross; N. A. Indian: Alexander N. Am. 147, 164, 273 n. 8, (California): Gayton and Newman 101; Eskimo (Greenland): Rasmussen I 78, (Central Eskimo): Boas RBAE VI 586.
 
F151.1.1. F151.1.1. Perilous valley. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F151.1.2. F151.1.2. Perilous glen on way to otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F151.1.3. F151.1.3. Perilous forest on way to otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F151.1.4. F151.1.4. Perilous ford on way to otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F151.1.5. F151.1.5. Place in underworld beyond which hero cannot pass without being tatooed. Maori: Clark 136.
 
F151.1.6. F151.1.6. Path to otherworld over sharp rocks. Eskimo (Greenland): Rasmussen III 186, Rink 326.
 
F151.2. F151.2. Mountain pass to otherworld. Africa: Bourhill and Drake 237ff. No. 20.
 
F152. F152. Bridge to otherworld. *Type 471; Encyc. Rel. Ethics II 852ff.; Patch PMLA XXXIII 630ff., Other World 374 s.v. “bridge”; Ward II 399, 441; Róheim Animism 39ff.; Fb “bro” IV 62b; Darmesteter Sacred Books of the East IV 212f.; Alphabet No. 603. – Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 130, 305; Siberian: Holmberg Siberian 488ff.; Melanesia: Codrington 257; Eskimo (Labrador): Hawkes GSCan XIV 153; N. A. Indian: Brinton Myths of the New World (New York, 1868) 248, (Menomini): Skinner PaAM XIII 86.
 
F152.0.1. F152.0.1. Bridge to otherworld guarded by animals. Patch PMLA XXXIII 635ff.; Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F152.1. F152.1. Materials of bridge to otherworld.
 
F152.1.1. F152.1.1. Rainbow bridge to otherworld. Fb “regnbue” III 32a; RTP VI 361, X 596; Mélusine II 16; Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 329; Celebes: Dixon 156; Hawaii, Indonesia: ibid. 67, Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 38, 321; N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 333 n. 204a.
 
F152.1.2. F152.1.2. Bridge of sunbeams to otherworld. (Cf. F154.) Wimberly 114; Patch Other World 248, 254.
 
F152.1.3. F152.1.3. Golden bridge to otherworld. Patch PMLA XXXIII 639 n. 130, Other World 374 s.v. “bridge.”
 
F152.1.4. F152.1.4. Glass bridge to otherworld. Patch PMLA XXXIII 636 n. 118, Other World 125f.; Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F152.1.5. F152.1.5. Rope bridge to otherworld. Patch PMLA XXXIII 636 n. 118. – Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F152.1.6. F152.1.6. Sword bridge to otherworld. Hibbard Romanic Review IX (1913) 166; Patch PMLA XXXIII 635ff., Other World 374 s.v. “bridge”; Irish myth: *Cross; Welsh: MacCulloch Celtic 197.
 
F152.1.6.1. F152.1.6.1. Bridge to otherworld covered with knives. BP III 43; Von Hegelein Zs. f. Vksk. XI 150 n. 2.
 
F152.1.7. F152.1.7. Bridge of thread on way to world of dead. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
F152.1.8. F152.1.8. Aurora as bridge to otherworld. Eskimo (Labrador): Hawkes GSCan XIV 153.
 
F152.2. F152.2. Slamming drawbridge to otherworld. Slams as hero leaves and (almost) injures him. He has failed to do the one compulsory thing. (Percival.) *Krappe Balor 106ff.; Patch Otherworld 204f., 319 n. 64.
 
F153. F153. Otherworld reached by diving into water (of well or lake). *Brown Iwain 76; Irish myth: *Cross; Jewish: Neuman; India: Thompson-Balys; Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 148; Tuamotu: Stimson MS (z-G 3/1301).
 
F153.1. F153.1. Underground channel to otherworld. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
F154. F154. Path to sun on sun’s rays (eyelashes). (Cf. F152.1.2.) N. A. Indian (Bella Coola): Boas JE I 83.
 
F155. F155. Journey to otherworld by clinging magically to an object. *Brown Iwain 110 n. 1; Irish myth: *Cross; Jewish: Neuman.
 
F156. F156. Door to otherworld. (Cf. F91.) Patch Other World 377 s.v. “gate”; Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F156.1. F156.1. Door to otherworld island sounds sleep-bringing music. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F156.2. F156.2. Door to otherworld island in supporting pedestal. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F156.3. F156.3. Perilous revolving wheel at entrance to otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F156.4. F156.4. Slamming (falling) door to otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F156.5. F156.5. Eleven portals to otherworld. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 46.
 
F157. F157. Journey to otherworld in boat. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
 
F157.1. F157.1. Journey to otherworld in crystal (glass) boat. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F158. F158. Pit entrance to otherworld. (Cf. F92.) Irish myth: *Cross; Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F159. F159. Other means to reach the otherworld.
 
F159.1. F159.1. Otherworld reached by hunting animal. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F159.2. F159.2. Journey to otherworld on horseback. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F159.3. F159.3. Wheel (apple) to be followed to otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F159.4. F159.4. Demon guide on otherworld journey. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
F160. F160. Nature of the otherworld. Wimberly 139ff. – Irish myth: *Cross, Beal XXI 329; Jewish: Neuman.
 
F160.0.1. F160.0.1. Otherworld overseas confused with otherworld underground. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F160.0.1.1. F160.0.1.1. Otherworld overseas confused with otherworld under water. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F160.0.2. F160.0.2. Fairy otherworld confused with land of the dead. (Cf. A671.0.4.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F160.0.3. F160.0.3. Pagan otherworld identified with Christian paradise (heaven). (Cf. A694.1.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F160.1. F160.1. Otherworld as great plain. (Cf. A663.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F160.2. F160.2. Otherworld as valley. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F161. F161. Weather in otherworld.
 
F161.1. F161.1. Perpetual summer in otherworld. No storms. Patch PMLA XXXIII 606; Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F161.1.1. F161.1.1. Summer in otherworld when it is winter in world of mortals. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F162. F162. Landscape of otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F162.0.1. F162.0.1. Objects of crystal in otherworld. *Patch PMLA XXXIII 606 n. 11, 610 n. 30, Other World 375 s.v. “crystal”. – Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F162.0.1.1. F162.0.1.1. Island of glass in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F162.0.1.2. F162.0.1.2. (Luminous) precious stones in otherworld (dwelling). (Cf. A661.0.7.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F162.1. F162.1. Garden in otherworld. Patch Other World 377 s.v. “garden”; *Siuts 68ff. – Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: Boberg.
 
F162.1.1. F162.1.1. Everblooming garden in otherworld. *Wimberly 148; Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F162.1.2. F162.1.2. Contrasting qualities found in otherworld garden.
 
F162.1.2.1. F162.1.2.1. Sweet and bitter fountain in otherworld garden. Patch PMLA XXXIII 620 n. 65, Other World 266; Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F162.1.2.2. F162.1.2.2. Cool and boiling fountain in otherworld garden. (Cf. F162.8.) Patch PMLA XXXIII 620 n. 65, Other World 133, 144, 177.
 
F162.1.2.3. F162.1.2.3. Objects on one side of palisade in otherworld garden black, on other white. Patch PMLA XXXIII 620 n. 65. – Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F162.1.2.4. F162.1.2.4. Tree half green and half in flame in otherworld garden. Patch PMLA XXXIII 620 n. 65.
 
F162.1.2.5. F162.1.2.5. Island in otherworld garden inhabited half by dead and half by living. Patch PMLA XXXIII 620 n. 65.
 
F162.1.3. F162.1.3. Trees bloom, others bear concurrently in otherworld garden. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F162.1.3.1. F162.1.3.1. All-yielding tree in otherworld. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
F162.2. F162.2. Rivers in otherworld. (Cf. A671.2.2.6, F141.1.) Patch PMLA XXXIII 621ff., Other World 382f. s.v. “river”; Gaster Oldest Stories 50, Thespis 171; Irish: *Cross, Beal XXI 321.
 
F162.2.1. F162.2.1. The four rivers of Paradise. *Patch PMLA XXXIII 622, Other World 383 s.v. “rivers, four”; Albright Am. Jour. Semitic Languages XXXIX 40ff.; Gaster Thespis 171. – Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: Boberg; Jewish: Neuman; Siberian: Holmberg Siberian 359.
 
F162.2.2. F162.2.2. Rivers of wine in otherworld. Wimberly 159; Irish myth: *Cross; Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F162.2.3. F162.2.3. Rivers of honey in otherworld. Wimberly 159; Gaster Thespis 200f., Oldest Stories 233; Africa (Hausa): Werner African 141 (milk and honey).
 
F162.2.4. F162.2.4. Rivers of mead in otherworld. Wimberly 159.
 
F162.2.5. F162.2.5. Rivers of balsam and attar in otherworld. *Patch PMLA XXXIII 621 n. 70; Irish: Beal XXI 319, O‘Suilleabhain 52; Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F162.2.6. F162.2.6. Rivers of oil, milk, wine, and honey in otherworld. *Patch PMLA XXXIII 623 n. 78; Irish myth: *Cross; Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F162.2.7. F162.2.7. Thirteen rivers of balm in otherworld. Gaster Exempla 219 No. 154 (153).
 
F162.2.8. F162.2.8. River in paradise with terrible roar. Robs people of hearing. *Hertz Abhandlungen 86 n. 1.
 
F162.2.9. F162.2.9. Flowing stream forms arc over otherworld isle. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F162.2.10. F162.2.10. Jewels in streams of otherworld. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F162.2.11. F162.2.11. Perilous river in otherworld. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 918.
 
F162.2.12. F162.2.12. River in underworld from tears of living. Eskimo (Bering Strait): Nelson RBAE XVIII 488.
 
F162.2.13. F162.2.13. Underworld river from blood of sick mortals. S. A. Indian (Toba): Métraux MAFLS XL 24.
 
F162.3. F162.3. Tree in otherworld. (Cf. F162.1.2.4, F162.1.2.5, F162.1.3.) Patch PMLA XXXIII 624, Other World 384 s.v. “tree”; Irish myth: *Cross; Icelandic: Boberg; Jewish: *Neuman; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 286; Tonga: Gifford 149.
 
F162.3.0.1. F162.3.0.1. Marvelous tree grown from otherworld fruit. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F162.3.1. F162.3.1. Tree of Life in otherworld. Nourishes mankind. Patch PMLA XXXIII 625 n. 83, Other World 385 s.v. “Tree of Life”; Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: *Neuman; India: Penzer I 8 n., 144.
 
F162.3.2. F162.3.2. Wishing-tree in otherworld. Penzer I 8 n., 144.
 
F162.3.3. F162.3.3. Tree in otherworld in perpetual fruit. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 355.
 
F162.3.4. F162.3.4. Magic apple tree in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F162.3.4.1. F162.3.4.1. Magic apples (trees) under the sea. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F162.3.5. F162.3.5. Tree of knowledge of good and evil in otherworld. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F162.3.6. F162.3.6. Tree with golden top in otherworld. Philippine (Tinguian): Cole 33.
 
F162.4. F162.4. Sea of glass in otherworld. Patch PMLA XXXIII 610 n. 30. – Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F162.4.1. F162.4.1. Sea of ice in otherworld. Jewish: Neuman.
 
F162.5. F162.5. Wells in otherworld. Patch Other World 386 s.v. “well”.
 
F162.5.1. F162.5.1. Well (of wine) in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F162.5.2. F162.5.2. Head in otherworld well emits stream of water from mouth. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F162.5.3. F162.5.3. Well containing “salmon of knowledge” in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F162.6. F162.6. Lakes in otherworld. Patch Other World 380 s.v. “lake”; German: Grimm No. 133.
 
F162.6.1. F162.6.1. Lake of fire in otherworld. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F162.6.2. F162.6.2. Lake with water of life in otherworld. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 492; Maori: Clark 182.
 
F162.7. F162.7. Rainbow of honey appears regularly in otherworld. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F162.8. F162.8. Magic fountain in otherworld. (Cf. F162.1.2.2.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F162.8.1. F162.8.1. Fountain of any temperature desired in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F162.8.2. F162.8.2. Fountains in otherworld – one or more streams flow into each, one or more out. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F162.8.3. F162.8.3. Musical fountain in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F162.9. F162.9. Mountains in otherworld. Jewish: Neuman; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera I 19; Marquesas: Handy 119.
 
F163. F163. Buildings in otherworld. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F163.1. F163.1. Castle in otherworld. Patch Other World 375 s.v. “castle”; Siuts 58ff.; Dickson 94 n. 76; Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F163.1.1. F163.1.1. Revolving castle in otherworld. Patch PMLA XXXIII 617 n. 54. – Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F163.1.2. F163.1.2. Golden castle in otherworld. Wimberly 146; Irish myth: Cross; Icelandic: *Boberg.
 
F163.1.3. F163.1.3. Castles thatched with golden shields in otherworld. Icelandic: Snorra Edda Gylf. II, XVII, MacCulloch Eddic 329 (Valhalla and Gimlé), Boberg.
 
F163.1.4. F163.1.4. Castles of gold and silver in otherworld. Icelandic: Corpus Poeticum Boreale I 71 (Glitnir), Snorra Edda Gylf. XVII (Breidablik), Boberg.
 
F163.1.5. F163.1.5. Castles thatched with silver in otherworld. (Cf. F163.3.2.) Icelandic: Snorra Edda Gylf. XVII, MacCulloch Eddic 329 (Valaskjalf and Hlidskjalf), Boberg.
 
F163.2. F163.2. Church (chapel) in otherworld. Siuts 62. – English: Gawayne and the Green Knight.
 
F163.2.1. F163.2.1. Temple in otherworld. Jewish: Neuman.
 
F163.2.1.1. F163.2.1.1. Temple of jewels in otherworld. Jewish: Neuman.
 
F163.2.2. F163.2.2. Fiery temple in otherworld: Jewish: Neuman.
 
F163.3. F163.3. House in otherworld. (Cf. F147.) Siuts 63ff.
 
F163.3.1. F163.3.1. House of gold and crystal in otherworld. (Cf. F169.2.) Wimberly 146; Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F163.3.2. F163.3.2. House of silver in otherworld. (Cf. F163.1.5.) Irish myth: *Cross; Cheremis: Sebeok-Nyerges.
 
F163.3.2.1. F163.3.2.1. House in underworld lined with human eyes. Tonga: Gifford 168.
 
F163.3.2.2. F163.3.2.2. House in underworld made of bones of dead. Tonga: Gifford 171.
 
F163.4. F163.4. Gigantic mill in otherworld. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F163.5. F163.5. Fortress in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F163.5.1. F163.5.1. Fortress of metal (gold, silver, etc.) in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F163.6. F163.6. Stronghold in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F163.7. F163.7. Tower in otherworld. Patch Other World 384 s.v. “tower”.
 
F163.7.1. F163.7.1. Tower hanging in the air in the otherworld. (Cf. H1036.) Icelandic: Flateyjarbók I 33, *Boberg.
 
F164. F164. Habitable caves and mounds in otherworld. Siuts 65ff.; Patch Other World 375 s.v. “cave”.
 
F165. F165. Characteristics of otherworld dwellings.
 
F165.1. F165.1. Doors in otherworld. Siuts 70ff.; Patch Other World 376 s.v. “doors”; Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F165.1.0.1. F165.1.0.1. One hundred doors in palace of otherworld king. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F165.1.0.2. F165.1.0.2. Magic revolving wheel at door of otherworld dun (stronghold). Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F165.1.1. F165.1.1. Doors of gold (crystal) in otherworld dwelling. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F165.2. F165.2. Otherworld dwellings open only at certain times. Siuts 73f.
 
F165.3. F165.3. Rooms in otherworld dwellings. Siuts 74ff.
 
F165.3.1. F165.3.1. Hall of glass in otherworld. Jewish: Neuman.
 
F165.3.1.1. F165.3.1.1. Chamber with crystal ceiling in otherworld. Patch PMLA XXXIII 610 n. 30.
 
F165.3.2. F165.3.2. Jewelled walls in otherworld dwelling. Irish myth: Cross; Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F165.3.3. F165.3.3. Floors of silver in otherworld dwelling. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F165.3.4. F165.3.4. Wattling of silver in otherworld dwelling. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F165.3.5. F165.3.5. Windows in otherworld. (Cf. A661.0.6.) Irish myth: Cross.
 
F165.3.5.1. F165.3.5.1. Crystal bower with “bright windows” as otherworld dwelling. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F165.4. F165.4. Table always set in otherworld dwellings. Siuts 79.
 
F165.5. F165.5. House in otherworld thatched with wings of birds. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F165.6. F165.6. Only joy felt in otherworld dwelling. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F165.6.1. F165.6.1. Otherworld (fairyland) as place of sorrowful captivity. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F165.7. F165.7. Fire in otherworld dwelling. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F165.7.1. F165.7.1. Four columns around fire in otherworld castle. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F165.8. F165.8. Copper-colored house in lower world. Cheremis: Sebeok-Nyerges.
 
F166. F166. Furniture and objects in the otherworld. Siuts 83.
 
F166.0.1. F166.0.1. All furniture and objects in otherworld of gold. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F166.1. F166.1. Treasure and jewels in otherworld. Siuts 83ff.; Patch Other World 379 s.v. “jewels”; Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F166.1.1. F166.1.1. “Silver Bowl” (Grail) in otherworld. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F166.2. F166.2. Gold-producing spring in otherworld. Siuts 85f.
 
F166.3. F166.3. Extraordinary clothes in otherworld. Siuts 86f.
 
F166.3.1. F166.3.1. Otherworld clothing never wears out. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F166.4. F166.4. Magic objects in otherworld. Siuts 89ff.
 
F166.4.1. F166.4.1. King‘s crown in well in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F166.4.2. F166.4.2. Magic cauldron (vessel) in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F166.5. F166.5. Altar in otherworld. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F166.6. F166.6. Thrones in otherworld. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F166.7. F166.7. Curtains in otherworld. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F166.8. F166.8. Beds in otherworld. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F166.9. F166.9. Canopies in otherworld. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F166.10. F166.10. Tables in otherworld. Jewish: Neuman.
 
F166.11. F166.11. Abundant food in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F167. F167. Inhabitants of otherworld. *Siuts 107ff.
 
F167.1. F167.1. Animals in otherworld. Siuts 107ff.; Patch Other World 373 s.v. “animals”; Irish: *Cross, O’Suilleabhain 55, Beal XXI 321.
 
F167.1.1. F167.1.1. Beasts in otherworld.
 
F167.1.1.1. F167.1.1.1. Dogs in otherworld. (Cf. A673.) Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 1032.
 
F167.1.2. F167.1.2. Birds in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F167.1.2.1. F167.1.2.1. Otherworld islands of birds. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F167.1.3. F167.1.3. Insects in otherworld.
 
F167.1.3.1. F167.1.3.1. Bees in otherworld. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F167.1.4. F167.1.4. Other animals in otherworld.
 
F167.1.4.1. F167.1.4.1. Giant clams in otherworld. Tonga: Gifford 169.
 
F167.2. F167.2. Dwarfs in otherworld. (Cf. F451.) Siuts 153ff.; Irish myth: Cross.
 
F167.3. F167.3. Giants in otherworld. (Cf. F531.) Siuts 161ff.; Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F167.4. F167.4. People in otherworld walk on their heads. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F167.4.1. F167.4.1. People in otherworld stand on their heads and pound yams with their heads. Africa (Yoruba): Ellis 245 No. 1.
 
F167.5. F167.5. Headless people in otherworld. Siuts 218.
 
F167.6. F167.6. Handless people in otherworld. Siuts 218.
 
F167.7. F167.7. Footless people in otherworld. Siuts 218.
 
F167.8. F167.8. Otherworld people unacquainted with fire. Polynesian: Dixon 72, 78; Africa (Wachaga): Werner African 137.
 
F167.9. F167.9. Otherworld people ever young, ever beautiful. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F167.9.1. F167.9.1. Otherworld people rejuvenated on reaching old age. S. A. Indian (Yuracare): Métraux BBAE CXLIII (3) 503.
 
F167.10. F167.10. No carnal sin in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F167.11. F167.11. Monstrous creatures in otherworld. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F167.11.1. F167.11.1. Serpents (monsters) in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross
 
F167.11.2. F167.11.2. Hogs with bath of molten lead (iron) in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F167.12. F167.12. King of otherworld. Icelandic: Boberg.
 
F167.12.1. F167.12.1. Mortal marries king of otherworld. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
F167.13. F167.13. Angels in otherworld. (Cf. V230.) Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F167.14. F167.14. Otherworld inhabitants segregated. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F167.14.1. F167.14.1. Portion of otherworld for women. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F167.15. F167.15. Great tattooer in otherworld. Maori: Clark 136.
 
F167.16. F167.16. Beings born in otherworld suffer from excessive heat. Buddhist. myth: Malalasekera II 794.
 
F168. F168. Villages in otherworld. Eskimo (Labrador): Hawkes GSCan XIV 154.
 
F169. F169. Nature of the otherworld – miscellaneous.
 
F169.1. F169.1. Pillars of silver and glass in otherworld. Patch PMLA XXXIII 610 n. 30, Other World 382 s.v. “pillar”, Irish myth: *Cross; Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F169.1.1. F169.1.1. Pillars of bronze in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F169.1.2. F169.1.2. Pillars of gold in otherworld. Icelandic: Corpus Poeticum Boreale I 71.
 
F169.1.3. F169.1.3. Four-sided silver column on otherworld island. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F169.2. F169.2. Walls of crystal in otherworld. (Cf. F163.3.1.) Patch PMLA XXXIII 610 n. 30, Other World 386 s.v. “wall”; Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F169.3. F169.3. Ship of glass in otherworld. Patch PMLA XXXIII 610 n. 30.
 
F169.4. F169.4. Silver fishnet in otherworld. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F169.5. F169.5. Fence of metal or crystal in otherworld. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F169.6. F169.6. Gold chain as support in otherworld. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F169.7. F169.7. Coldness of otherworld.
 
F169.7.1. F169.7.1. Fire in otherworld makes one feel colder. S. A. Indian (Toba): Métraux MAFLS XL 42, 45.
 
F169.8. F169.8. Abundance in otherworld. Greek: Grote I 62; S. A. Indian (Toba): Métraux MAFLS XL 46.
 
F169.9. F169.9. Pleasant fragrance in otherworld. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F170. F170. Otherworld – miscellaneous motifs.
 
F171. F171. Extraordinary sights in otherworld. *Types 470, 471; Siberian: Holmberg Siberian 489f; India: Thompson-Balys.
 
F171.0.1. F171.0.1. Enigmatic happenings in otherworld, which are later explained. Type 471; *Oertel Studien zur vgl. Literaturgeschichte VIII 123; Köhler-Bolte Zs. f. Vksk. VI 173 (to Gonzenbach No. 88); Bolte ibid. XVI 460. – Irish: O’Suilleabhain 54, 57, Beal XXI 321f.; Lithuanian: Balys Index No. *472; India: *Thompson-Balys.
 
F171.1. F171.1. Fat and lean kine in otherworld. *Types 470, 471; Irish: O‘Suilleabhain 52, Beal XXI 319.
 
F171.2. F171.2. Broad and narrow road in otherworld. *Type 470; Irish: O’Suilleabhain 63, Beal XXI 324.
 
F171.3. F171.3. People and things that strike one another in otherworld. Type 470.
 
F171.4. F171.4. Fighting animals seen in otherworld. Rams and she-goats or wild boars. *Type 471; *Brown Iwain 71ff.; Irish myth: *Cross; Breton: Sébillot Incidents s.v. “boucs”.
 
F171.5. F171.5. Animals in otherworld pass in and out of church and become human beings. Type 471.
 
F171.6. F171.6. Mysterious punishments in otherworld. *BP III 302; Ovid Metamorphoses IV lines 457 – 463.
 
F171.6.1. F171.6.1. Man in otherworld loaded down with wood. Then more and more put on him. *Type 801; *BP III 302; Irish: O‘Suilleabhain 55, Beal XXI 321.
 
F171.6.2. F171.6.2. People in otherworld pour water into tub full of holes. *Type 801; BP III 297ff., 303.
 
F171.6.3. F171.6.3. Trying to get a beam through a door crosswise in otherworld. *Type 801; BP III 303.
 
F171.6.4. F171.6.4. People in otherworld with horses both before and behind wagon. They pull against each other. *Type 801; BP III 303.
 
F171.6.5. F171.6.5. Man in otherworld kindles fire. It burns out repeatedly while he is gathering more wood. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F171.6.6. F171.6.6. People in otherworld thatch house with birds’ wings. Thatch blows away while they go for more. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F171.7. F171.7. Unseen hands lave feet in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F171.8. F171.8. Demon eats sand; gambler lives wretched life in otherworld. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
F172. F172. No time, no birth, no death in otherworld. Hartland Science 194. – Irish myth: *Cross; Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F172.1. F172.1. No gloom, no envy, etc. in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross; Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F173. F173. Otherworld land of happiness. (Cf. F165.6, F167.9, F169.8.) Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F173.1. F173.1. Otherworld land of pleasure. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F173.2. F173.2. Otherworld land of peace. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F173.3. F173.3. Perpetual feasts in otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F174. F174. Hero carried off to otherworld by his supernatural wives. India: Thompson-Balys.
 
F174.1. F174.1. Hero forces otherworld person‘s wife to tell him way to otherworld. Irish myth: *Cross (F174.2.).
 
F175. F175. Magic music lures to otherworld journey. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F176. F176. Hero fights in otherworld and overcomes king (queen), or fairy. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F176.1. F176.1. Hero fights giants who ruin fairyland. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F177. F177. “Heavenly Academy” in otherworld. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F177.1. F177.1. Court in otherworld. Jewish: *Neuman.
 
F178. F178. Colors of the otherworld. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F178.1. F178.1. Red as otherworld color. Irish myth: *Cross.
 
F178.2. F178.2. Green as otherworld color. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F181. F181. Lovemaking in otherworld. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F182. F182. Mortals held by magic in otherworld. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F183. F183. Foods in otherworld. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F183.1. F183.1. Automatic service in otherworld: any sort of food desired furnished. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F184. F184. Otherworld king. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F184.1. F184.1. Wounded otherworld king in Ireland. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F185. F185. Otherworld queen. Irish myth: Cross.
 
F199. F199. Additional otherworld motifs.

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