Jakob Grimm


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Noun1.Jakob Grimm - the older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy storiesJakob Grimm - the older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories; also author of Grimm's law describing consonant changes in Germanic languages (1785-1863)
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It was Jakob Grimm (one of the brother Grimm who collected and published the folktales of the Black Forest) who first established philology as a scientific discipline at the University of Berlin.
Gelbin's study begins with the folkloristic endeavors of Jakob Grimm concerning the Golem, specifically his retelling of Christoph Arnold's tale in Achim von Arnim's Zeitung fur Einsiedler (1808).
Varios anos despues, el aleman Jakob Grimm mencionaria la existencia de una leyenda precristiana acerca de Ostara, que supuestamente seria una diosa de la fertilidad; de su nombre surgio la palabra ostern, que derivo en el vocablo ingles Easter, que equivale a la Pascua.
Much, if not all, of our understanding of the role dwarfs play comes from the scholarly work of Jakob Grimm.