Curious, curious! The world as a chamber of wonder

Looking back into history, many curiosities emerge – whether medieval torture instruments or ancient hygiene articles, lonely unicorns or daring circus artists. What was familiar to past generations often seems strangely enigmatic from a distance. Conversely, many a curiosity has lost its curiosity over the centuries, but not its fascination. Look with the German Digital Library into a kaleidoscope of miraculous things and stories of this world and be amazed!