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Folktales of Greece,

Author: Geōrgios A Megas
Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1970]
Series: Folktales of the world (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Folk tales
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geōrgios A Megas
ISBN: 0226517853 9780226517858
OCLC Number: 126416
Description: lvii, 287 pages 22 cm.
Contents: Animal tales. The fox and the wolf go a-fishing --
The nun vixen --
Lion, wolf, and fox --
Fox and stork --
Ten years the she-fox, eleven the wee fox --
The fox in the pit --
Hedgehog and fox --
Wolf, fox, and ass --
Man, snake, and fox --
Cat, lion, and man --
The old woodcutter and the lion --
Why the dog chases the hare --
Ox and ass --
Ass and camel --
The mouse and his daughter --
Owl and partridge --
Crab and snake --
Shepherd and snake. Wonder tales. The monk --
The twin brothers --
Anthousa the fair with golden hair --
The shepherd and the three diseases --
The enchanted lake --
Brother and sister --
The sun and his wife --
Master Semolina --
The crab --
The sleeping prince --
The turtle and the chickpea --
The seven ravens --
Poppies --
The king's godson and the baldchin --
The navel of the Earth --
Cinderello --
The mill --
Myrsina, or Myrtle --
Maroula. Tales of kindness rewarded and evil punished. The twelve months --
The two neighbors --
Truth and falsehood --
The old man and the three brothers --
The cardplayer in paradise --
The devil who wore out forty pairs of tsarouchia --
The child who was poor and good. Tales of fate. Chance and the poor man --
The ill-fated princess --
The sackmaker. Jokes, anecdotes, and religious tales. The riddle --
What is the fastest thing in the world? --
Princess Plumpkins (Pachoulenia) --
The vinegrower, the priest, the Frankish priest, and the chotzas --
Eggs --
The king and the basket weaver --
Otto's astronomer, watchmaker, and doctor --
The priest's son and the sickles --
The baldchin and the drakos --
Eli --
Loading the ass --
The miser of Castro --
The cowardly chiots --
The chatterbox --
Ninety-nine hens and a rooster --
The sievemaker and the ass --
Three pecheis of paradise --
The honest wife --
What am I to say? --
Almondseed and Almondella --
The village of lies --
The man with the pie. Legends. The swallow --
Phlandro --
The searing breath of the Katevatos --
The lake spirits of Peristera and Xerovouni --
New airs --
The nereids' cave --
Kaemene Island.
Series Title: Folktales of the world (Chicago, Ill.)
Responsibility: edited by Georgios A. Megas. Translated by Helen Colaclides. Foreword by Richard M. Dorson.

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