European - A Basque monster. In some accounts, Tartaro is a oneeyed giant, rather like a Cyclops, while in others he may appear as a hunter or shepherd or as some strange animal. He owned a ring which could speak. When it spoke to the girl to whom he gave the ring, she cut off her finger and threw both finger and ring into a pond. In some accounts, identified as Tartaro, Tataro or Tataro.

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