"Travelling Stories", an Exhibition at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin in Collaboration with the Kunstbibliothek

Blog entry from 11/26/2019

Source: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Heinrich Leberecht Fleischers Exemplar der Breslauer Edition von Tausendundeiner Nacht, Breslau 1842, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Orientabteilung
Heinrich Leberecht Fleischers Exemplar der Breslauer Edition von Tausendundeiner Nacht, Breslau 1842, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Orientabteilung
Copyright: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz

With the help of some two hundred objects, the multimedia exhibition Travelling Stories, a collaboration between the University Library of the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and the Kunstbibliothek of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, illuminates the diverse channels of transmission and forms of appearance of the Thousand and One Nights story collection. The presentation is on view from 20 November 2019 to 18 January 2020.

Starting with the Persian and East Indian origins of the folktales, the...

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