|Notes||From Straparola's collection Le piacevoli notti. This is the tale 1 of night 3 (there are no actual titles to the stories). Also known as "Pietro" and "Pietro il pazzo", or "Pietro the Fool" in English. |
English synopsis from the W. G. Waters translation (1894): "A simple fellow, named Peter, gets back his wits by the help of a tunny fish which he spared after having taken it in his net, and likewise wins for his wife a king's daughter."