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.
Dr Alex R. Kraaijeveld
NERC Centre for Population Biology
Imperial College at Silwood Park
Ascot, Berks. SL5 7PY
e-mail: a.kraayeveld at ic.ac.uk
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