Roumanian Fairy Tales

There are 18 articles in this category

The Fairy Aurora

Once upon a time something happened. If it hadn't happened, it wouldn't be told. There was once a great and mighty emperor,

Tellerchen

Once upon a time something very extraordinary happened. If it had not happened, it would not be told.

Mother’s Darling Jack

Once upon a time something happened. If it had not happened it would not be told. There was once a man who had a child.

The Poor Boy

Once upon a time something happened. If it hadn't happened, it wouldn't be told. There was once a poor widow, so poor that even the flies would not stay in her house,

The Two Step-sisters

Once upon a time there was an old widower, who had one daughter; he married again and took for his wife a widow, who also had a daughter.

The Morning Start and the Evening Star

Once upon a time something extraordinary happened. If it had not happened it would not be told. There was once an emperor and empress who were childless.

The Pea Emperor

Once upon a time something wonderful happened. If it hadn't happened, it wouldn't be told.

The Old Woman and the Old Man

Once upon a time there was an old man and an old woman, who had not a single child in their old age, and it was very hard for them, because they had no help, not even to light the fire;

The Voice of Death

Once upon a time something happened. If it had not happened, it would not be told. There was once a man who prayed daily to God to grant him riches.