The motif Cherub is a part of: Angels
Cherubim are mythic, supernatural beings with wings. They guard God and sacred things from the unholy. In the Bible cherubim are mentioned in connection with the Garden of Eden, which God let cherubim guard against trespassing by the banished people after the Fall:
"When he drove the man out, he placed on the eastern side of the orchard in Eden sentries who used the flame of a whirling sword to guard the way to the tree of life."Genesis 3:24
The tales are sorted by year. The leading numbers refer to the number of occurrences of the motif in the respective texts.