Damian and the Dragon: Modern Greek Folk-Tales

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Damian and the Dragon: Modern Greek Folk-Tales
Author Ruth Manning-Sanders
Illustrator William Papas
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Fairy tales
Publisher Oxford University Press
Publication date
Media type Print (hardcover)
Pages 190 pp

Damian and the Dragon: Modern Greek Folk-Tales is a 1965 anthology of 21 tales that have been collected and retold by Ruth Manning-Sanders.[1]

It is one in a long series of such anthologies by Manning-Sanders. This book was published in the United Kingdom in 1965, by Oxford University Press.

Table of contents[edit]

  • Damian and the Dragon
  • My Lady Sea
  • The Four Fishes
  • Penteclemas and the Pea
  • Big Matsiko
  • The Prince and the Vizier's Son
  • The Bay-Tree Maiden
  • The Cats
  • Yiankos
  • The Cunning Old Man and the Three Rogues
  • The Wild Man
  • My Candlestick
  • The Melodious Napkin
  • Alas!
  • The Lion, the Tiger and the Eagle
  • The Golden Casket
  • The Beardless One
  • The Sleeping Prince
  • The Three Precepts
  • The Twins
  • Luck


  1. ^ Johnson, Edna (1977). Anthology of children's literature. University of California: Houghton Mifflin. p. 534. ISBN 0-395-24554-0.