hist-games: Fidchell pieces

Alex R. Kraaijeveld a.kraayeveld at ic.ac.uk
Thu Oct 24 06:43:53 PDT 2002


>On the web there is a suggestion that Fidchell is a kind of Hnefatafl, but 
>Murray thinks that Fidchell was originally more like Roman Latrunculi and 
>is later replaced by a Tafl variant under Nordic  influences.

Sure, these are two of the main three theories. As far as I'm aware, there 
is no solid evidence for either, unless this new article has new evidence.

Cheers, Lex



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