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Armenian folk-tales and fables;

Author: Charles Downing
Publisher: London, Oxford University Press, 1972.
Series: Oxford myths and legends.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Armenian folk-tales recounted in this collection were told by simple people - vine-dressers, farm-labourers, millers - and preserved by word of mouth, to be repeated for entertainment in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Folklore
Children's nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Downing, Charles, folklorist.
Armenian folk-tales and fables.
London, Oxford University Press, 1972
(OCoLC)619769219
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Downing
ISBN: 0192741179 9780192741172 0192741551 9780192741554
OCLC Number: 637098
Description: xiii, 217 pages, 4 leaves. illustrations (some color), map 22 cm.
Contents: Folk-Tales --
Princess Radiant --
The Mocker Mocked --
The Power of Love --
The Thieving Daughter-in-Law --
King Zarzand's Daughter --
Kush-Pari --
The Fair Maiden Sunbeam and the Serpent Prince --
The Nightingale Hazaran --
The Red Cow --
The Liar --
The Beardless, the Lame, and the One-Eyed Thief --
Worthless in Erzerum, Wealthy in Istanbul --
The Illiterate Priest --
Logman the Wise --
The Wizard --
The Girl who Changed into a Boy --
Kandek and the Werewolf --
Badikan and Khan Boghu --
The Valiant Swineherd --
The Forty Thieves' Apprentice --
The Little Seamstress --
The Rose Garden of Shah Abbas --
Zangi and Zarangi, or Blackie and Goldie --
Habermani --
Tapagöz --
The Wolf, the Fox, and the Eagle --
The Hobgoblin's Bonnet --
Haro and Baro --
Fables --
The Price of Reputation --
The Smith, the carpenter, and the Gardener --
The Prince and the Flea --
Divide and Rule --
The Revolt of the Stars --
The King of the Trees --
Be Wary --
Priests and Princess --
Doctor Toad --
Everyone to his Trade --
Lions and Foxes --
It takes Time to grow Big --
Fair Shares --
The Priest and the Widow --
The Place of Sacrifice --
Insincere Greetings --
The Cow and the Ass --
The Bargain --
Trust --
The Debtor's Couch --
Self-assured Ignorance --
The Hedgehog and the Stoat --
The Lion in Love --
Envy --
Pearls before Swine --
The Wolf's ABC --
The Priest and the Bandit --
The Fox and the Partridge --
The Good Soldier --
The Peacock and the Eagle --
The Eagle and the Arrow --
The Price of Dignity --
The Hermit and the Horse --
The Priest and the Birds --
St. George and the Fox --
Proverbs.
Series Title: Oxford myths and legends.
Responsibility: translated by Charles Downing, illustrated by William Papas.

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