: Basilisa La Hermosa: Cuentos Rusos () by José Vento Molina; Vladimir Mináev and a great selection of similar New, Used and. Vasilisa (Russian: Василиса Прекрасная) is a Russian fairy tale collected by Alexander Afanasyev in Narodnye russkie skazki. BASILISA LA HERMOSA (CUENTOS RUSOS). 28 likes. Book.

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As the black rider rode past, Baba Yaga returned and could complain of nothing.

While she was walking, a mysterious man rode by her in the hours before dawn, dressed in white, riding a white horse whose equipment was all white; then a similar rider in red. The white, red, and black riders appear in other tales of Baba Yaga and are often interpreted to give her a mythological significance. In such an basilida, he regarded this fairy tale as depicting the conflict baasilisa the sunlight Vasilisathe storm her stepmotherand dark clouds her stepsisters. She bade three pairs of disembodied hands seize the corn hermksa squeeze the oil from it, then asked Vasilisa if she had any questions.

A Baba Yaga Story. For the animated film, see Vasilisa the Beautiful film. Wikisource has original text related to this article: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Vasilisa the Beautiful Bilibin. Vasilisa was too frightened to run away, and so Baba Yaga found her when she arrived in her mortar. There is also a Soviet cartoon — Vasilisa basipisa Beautifulbut it is also based on the Frog Tsarevna tale.

The book also includes other characters of slavic folklore, such as a Domovoi making an appearance. When young men came wooing, the stepmother rejected them all because basiliza was not proper for the younger to marry before the older, and none of the suitors wished to marry Vasilisa’s stepsisters.


She came to a house that stood on chicken legs and was walled by a fence made of human bones. Laura Frankos ‘ short story “Slue-Foot Sue and the Witch in the Woods” is a satirical pastiche of the story of Vasilisa, subverting convention by supplanting Vasilisa with the Texan fakelore heroine Slue-Foot Sue.

Vasilisa appears in the comic book Hellboy: Upon her return, Vasilisa found that, since sending her out on her task, her step-family had been unable to light any candles or fire in their home. A black rider, like the white and red hfrmosa, rode past her, and night fell, whereupon the eye sockets of the skulls began to glow.

Baba Yaga said that Vasilisa must perform tasks to earn the fire, or be killed. The doll advised her to go, and she went.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Views Read Edit View history. As soon as her mother died, Vasilisa gave it a little to drink and a little to eat, and it comforted her.

A Tale of Vasilisa and Baba Yaga. When the girl was eight years old, her mother died. In common with many folklorists of his day, Alexander Afanasyev regarded many tales as primitive ways of viewing nature.

One day she gave each of the girls a task and put out all the fires except a single candle.


Retrieved from ” https: His wife sold hemrosa house and moved them all to a gloomy hut by the forest. The coals brought in the skull-lantern burned Vasilisa’s stepmother and stepsisters to ashes, and Vasilisa buried the skull according to its instructions, so no person would ever be harmed by it.

Edith Hodgetts included an English translation of this story in her collection Tales and Legends from the Land of the Tzar. At dawn, the white rider passed; at or before noon, the red. A Baba Yaga Story flips the script by painting Vasilisa as a villain and Baba Yaga as an elderly woman who is framed by the young girl. Later, Vasilisa became an assistant to a maker of cloth in Russia’s capital city, where she became hermoza skilled at her work that the Tsar himself noticed her skill; he later married Vasilisa.


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She was also required to separate grains of rotten corn from sound corn, and separate poppy seeds from grains of soil. The novel Vassa in the Night by Sarah Porter is based on this basiliisa with a modern twist.

Basilias template wayback links Articles containing Russian-language text Commons category link is on Wikidata. Aleksandr Rou made a film entitled Vasilisa the Beautiful inhowever, it was based on a different tale — The Frog Tsarevna. On her deathbed, she gave Vasilisa a tiny wooden doll with instructions to give it a little to eat and a little to drink if she were in need, and then it would help her.

For the feature film, see Vasilisa the Beautiful film. Her older daughter then put out the candle, whereupon they sent Vasilisa to fetch light from Baba Yaga ‘s hut. One day the merchant had to embark on a journey. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. But when Vasilisa thought of asking about the disembodied hands, the doll quivered in her pocket.

Vassa in the Night. She was to clean the house and yard, wash Baba Yaga’s laundry, and cook her a meal. In return, Baba Yaga enquired as to the cause of Vasilisa’s success. The book Vasilisa the Terrible: After a time, her father remarried; the new wife was a woman with two daughters.