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Mysterious Emperor Rudolph II, patron of arts, collector of curiosities…

Alex, Klára, Bára and Klára prepared a very nice presentation about our emperor Rudoplh II who was famous for his effort to find the Philosopher’s Stone bringing Europe’s best alchemists to court. Rudolf even performed his own experiments in a private alchemy laboratory. He gave Prague a mystical reputation with Alchemists’ Alley on the grounds of Prague Castle, a popular visiting place and tourist attraction. Rudolf is also the ruler in many of the legends of the Golem of Prague.

Download the presentation here: Rudolph II

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