Friday, January 3, 2014

Hooray for Elephants! Hooray hooray !!

 Latest update to this:


Re Charlemagne:

When home from his foreign wars, he spent most of his time traveling… He was accompanied, after 802, by an elephant, presented to him by Caliph Harun al-Rashid.
-- Morris Bishop, The Middle Ages (1968)

And hooray for the good king, Harun al-Rashid !!


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