Origins of the Nazi Party. A history of anti- semitism , folk lore and fear of the other in Germany. Very superstitious. Witches, really?
A history of anti- semitism, folk lore and fear of the other in Germany
A Jewess giving birth to two piglets, 1574
pilgrimage to the beautiful virgin of regensburg, 1520
At the time the brothers Grimm were writing, the Holy Roman Empire had just collapsed (early 1800s), and they were very concerned with creating a German “identity” to replace the one they had just lost.
They also wrote the first German Dictionary.. Which I think is something worth knowing (potential trivia quiz winner..)