Vidiji Milanda

African - An Angolan prince. He was bewitched as he lay asleep on a river-bank and could be wakened only by a maiden who wept eleven jugfuls of tears. Fenda Maria did this but foolishly gave one jugful to a slave-girl. Tired of crying, she asked the slave to weep the last jugful, which she did. She also claimed the sleeping prince, pretending to be Fenda Maria who then became her slave called Kamaria. When the prince gave Kamaria the present she had asked for (a lamp which lit itself, a razor which sharpened itself, scissors which cut unaided and a stone which told the truth), the girl was able to prove that she was the real Fenda Maria and they married, burning the imposter in a barrel of tar. In some accounts, identified as Vidiji Milanda.

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