Games Ancient and Oriental, and how to Play Them: Being the Games of the Greek, the Ludus Latrunculorum of the Romans and the Oriental Games of Chess, Draughts, Backgammon and Magic Squares

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Longmans, Green & Company, 1892 - Chess - 366 pages
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Fascinating book on ancient games. I've seen a few ancient african games, and some ancient Egyptian Senat games, but this is a total compendium. The one I am looking forward to reading about is the Roman game called Tau, or "Robbers". Really happy to have found this! Read full review

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