Charlemagne, (Carolus Magnus) emperor of Holy Roman Empire in Germany

Charlemagne, (Carolus Magnus) emperor of Holy Roman Empire


Typeprivate
Founded0
First elephant802
Stopped elephants810
AddressAquis villa (Aix-la-Chapelle)
PlaceAachen
CountryGermany
Websitehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlemange

In 797 (or possibly 801), the caliph of Baghdad, Harun al-Rashid, presented Charlemagne with an Asian elephant named Abul-Abbas and a mechanical clock, out of which came a mechanical bird to announce the hours.








Becoming Charlemagne: Europe, Baghdad, and the Empires of A.D. 800



Jeff Sypeck


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