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Asbjørnson and Moe Posted by on Dec 21, 2010

Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812-1885)and Jørgen Engebretesen Moe (1813-1882)-the names that have become synonymous with Norwegian folkeeveyntyr (folktales).  The two had been friends since their early teen years and later went on to collect folkeeventyr and edit them into a compilation that would forever impact Norwegian culture. Asbjørnsen was a writer and scholar from Christiania (old…

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