Classifying Fairytales

The Aarne-Thompson Folklore Index

Categorizing of many of the most popular tales.

Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts

This site contains folk and fairy tales from all around the world, sorted by type into hundreds of categories.

SurLaLune fairy tale pages

A portal to the realm of fairy tale and folklore studies featuring 47 annotated fairy tales, including their histories, similar tales across cultures, and over 1,200 illustrations. Discover hundreds of fairy tales from around the world here.

Folktale Types – an explanation of the AT-number system.Structural Analysis of Variants of Tale Type 361: an example of the Aarne-Thompson analytic method which can be applied to other tales

A search tool for AT numbers geographic distribution

Classifying folktales – The Third Revision of the Aarne-Thompson Tale Type Index and its progress.

Encyclopedia Mythica

This site is an encyclopedia of terms and characters from all different types of mythology. Everything from mermaids to Quetzalcoatl.

Encyclopedia of Monsters A directory of monsters far and wide.

The Endicott Studio An interdisciplinary organization dedicated to the creation and support of mythic art.  Offers an online journal exploring myth, folklore, fairy tales, and their use in contemporary arts, plus so much more.