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
This fascinating book contains the history and rules of many historical board games, including the games of the ancient Egyptians, the Hiera Gramme of the Greeks, the Ludus Latrunculorum of the Romans and versions of chess, checkers, backgammon and magic squares played around the world.
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