ISSN : 0036-5351
Editor in Chief : PhDr. Jaroslava Kašparová, Ph.D.

A Live Elephant and Prague Court Festivities in 1570

In the Gradual of Sixtus of Ottersdorf, deposited in the British Library in London (Add. 16175), there is a miniature of an elephant with triumphant trophies on its back. The commemorative inscription attached to the figure of the elephant identifies it as the life elephant that was part of the…