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Till Eulenspiegel

The very first book about German folklore legend Till Eulenspiegel was published in 1511. The medieval prankster played tricks on the rich and powerful exposing greed, hypocrisy and ignorance. The stories became popular very quickly. Soon after publication it was translated into 6 other languages – an unprecedented success in the 16th century.

Ein kurzweiliges Buch von Till Eulenspiegel aus dem Lande Braunschweig.

March 28, 2011 at 4:34 pm Leave a comment