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Kinder- und Hausmärchen (Children’s and Household Tales)

Registration year: 2005
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2004
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2004-10

The “Kinder- und Hausmärchen” (Children’s and Household Tales; hereafter KHM) of the Brothers Grimm are, next to the Luther Bible, the most well-known and most widely distributed book worldwide of German cultural history. They are at the same time the first systematic compilation and the first scientific documentation of the entire European and Oriental fairy tale tradition. Translations exist in over 160 languages and cultural dialects from all continents.

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