Charlemagne’s Elephant

One elephant was known in Europe during the Middle Ages, and that beast might have been the model for European understanding of pachyderms into the modern age. Abdul-Abbas, Charlemagne’s elephant was, perhaps, the most famous elephant to have ever lived.

Jun 26, 2024 | 13:06 | Josh Geiger

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