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An Elephant Comes to London: The African Elephant in European Imagination and Reality


How did medieval Europeans respond when a live African elephant arrived in London as a diplomatic gift from an African ruler? What did skilled artisans do with the hundreds of African elephant tusks that were imported into medieval Northern Europe? Discover the answers in this talk by Columbia University scholar Adam Harris Levine as he delves into how the African elephant captured the imagination of medieval European society.

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