hist-games: 12th C board games

Brian Doyle bdoyle at doylesprojects.com.au
Mon Sep 20 14:29:51 PDT 1999

At 07:43 pm 19/09/99 -0700, you wrote:
>Does anyone know of any board games played in the 12th century other than
chess, nine mans morris and fox & geese?

Would Mancala be counted as a board game, although I dont know if any early
boards exist. Also what about Senat the Egyptian game . H J R Murray's book
"A history of board games other than chess" has a complete chapter on
ancient games. That may be a good starting place for you.

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