Wednesday, March 20, 2013

ANSWER - Tuesday Trivia: Fairy Tales


In what language was the oldest known written version of the Cinderella story told?

Chinese, circa A.D. 850. Scholars believe the fairy tale dates back to ancient Greco-Egyptian times and was passed along orally through the centuries. In the written Chinese version, the heroine, Yeh-hsien, wins the prince with the help of a magical golden-eyed fish instead of a fairy godmother.

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