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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Remco Bouckaert is following in the footsteps of Jakob Grimm. 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.
Much, if not all, of our understanding of the role dwarfs play comes from the scholarly work of Jakob Grimm. In his handbook, Deutsche Mythologie, he collected various references to dwarfs from German and Norse sources.
Chapter 1 discusses emendations by Jakob Grimm and Friedrich Klaeber.