hist-games: New list member / some questions

Vegard Krog Petersen vkp at start.no
Thu Jul 20 13:15:30 PDT 2006


Quoting hist-games-request at www.pbm.com:
> From: Huette von Ahrens <ahrenshav at yahoo.com>
> Another ancient Asian game, South East Asian to be precise, would be
> Pachisi, which may go back to 4th century India.  
 
It may, but the evidence of Pachisi/Chaupar's ancient roots are not strong.
At least according to the historic research papers I have been able to study.
See the text and notes on my Chaupar and Pachisi pages at: 

http://pachisi.vegard2.no/index.html

kind regards from vegard

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