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The motif Troll is a part of: Gods, spirits and demons


Folklore, superstition, fairy tales

Description of this motif: Trolls are supernatural creatures of Scandinavian folklore, variously portrayed as friendly or mischievous dwarfs or as giants, that live in caves, or under bridges.


The tales are sorted by year. The leading numbers refer to the number of occurrences of the motif in the respective texts.

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