Beauty and the Beast — Older Than The Bible?

Researchers have traced the origin of some of our most iconic fairy tales, also known as folktales or folklore, to between 2,500 and 6,000 years old. “Beauty and the Beast” and “Rumpelstiltskin”, while written down in the 17th and 18th centuries, can be traced back to the emergence of the western Indo-European subfamilies of languages…

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