(Worldkings)Children's and Household Tales (German: Kinder- und Hausmärchen) is a collection of German fairy tales first published in 1812 by the Grimm brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm. The collection is commonly known in English as Grimm's Fairy Tales.
(Worldkings)The Natural History (Latin: Naturalis Historia) is an early encyclopedia in Latin by Pliny the Elder, who died in 79 AD.
The Manual of Calligraphy and Painting (Shi Zhu Zhai Shu Hua Pu)- World’s Oldest Multicolored Printed Book.
(Worldkings)“This is the earliest and finest example of multi-colour printing anywhere in the world,” Charles Aylmer, head of the Chinese department at Cambridge University Library, said in a press release.
(Worldkings)What goes on in the mind of genius? The answer for this question can be partially found through Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester: a 500 year-old notebook containing his 72 pages of cross-disciplinary ruminations.
(Worldkings)The Yinqueshan Han Slips (Chinese: 銀雀山漢簡; pinyin: Yínquèshān Hànjiǎn) are ancient Chinese writing tablets from the Western Han Dynasty, made of bamboo strips and discovered in 1972.
(Worldkings)Codex Gigas, which is in possession of the Swedish National Library in Stockholm, is the biggest manuscript in the world. It measures approximately 90×50 centimeters and weights about 75 kilos! This wonderful thick book is also known under names Gigas Librorum, Liber Pergandis or the Devil’s Bible
(Worldkings)With a young and unexperienced movie industry like Vietnamese ones, owning the movies that are well-known in the world is really a pride for a film-makers, the list below are most well-known Vietnam Movies in the World.
(Worldkings)Motivational speaker & High sales performance coach “Jordan Belfort” has been making a name for himself lately as the trailer for his 2007 Memoir “The Wolf of Wall Street” spreads all over the web. Martin Scorses & Leonardo Di Caprio team up to create a potential blockbuster based off Jordan Belfort’s wild life.
(Worldkings)Between the millions of paintings that are created and shown in galleries and museums all around the world, a very small amount transcend time and make history. This select group of paintings is recognizable by people from all over the world and of all ages and will probably continue to echo and leave impressions in the minds of people in the centuries to come. Below is a list of some of the most famous paintings in the world.
(Worldkings)We have read novels of contemporary and deceased writers, only a few remain imprinted in our memory. Those popular novels still sells like hot cakes. A look into some of the best selling fiction writers will help you to know more about their works.