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At the river Jhelum, in present-day Pakistan, Alexander defeated the Indian ruler Porus, who was said to have , war elephants in his army. Ever since, whether revered as a divine symbol of luck and wisdom, used as unique tools of diplomacy between leaders, deployed to intimidate opposing armies or put on display in the service of status or science, elephants have loomed large in the historical record.
Why The Elephant?
Elephants have been depicted in mythology, symbolism and popular culture. They are both revered in religion and respected for their prowess in war. They also have negative connotations such as being a symbol for an unnecessary burden. Ever since the stone age , when elephants were represented by ancient petroglyphs and cave art , they have been portrayed in various forms of art, including pictures, sculptures, music, film, and even architecture. The Asian elephant appears in various religious traditions and mythologies. They are treated positively and are sometimes revered as deities, often symbolising strength and wisdom. Similarly, the African elephant is seen as the wise chief who impartially settles disputes among the forest creatures in African fables,  and the Ashanti tradition holds that they are human chiefs from the past.
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