Tatiana Váryová

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Ekoi Mancala board game in the form of a crocodile. British Museum.  Cross River, Nigeria    Mancala is a family of board games played around the world, sometimes called “sowing” games, or “count-and-capture” games, which describes the game-play. The word mancala comes from the Arabic word naqala meaning literally “moved.” No one game exists with the name mancala; instead mancala is a type, or designation, of game. This word is used in Syria, Lebanon, an

ukpuru: “ Ekoi Mancala board game in the form of a crocodile. Cross River, Nigeria ” Mancala is a family of board games played around the world, sometimes called “sowing” games, or.

Early 12th C jeu de tables board, 60x45cm. Wood with bone inlay. We do not know the rules or how play progressed, but we do know that, like in backgammon, the game was played with dice and fifteen black and fifteen white game pieces. In the Middle Ages, jeu de tables was a parlor game in which calculation and strategy played a large part. Knowing how to play was part of the education of a cultivated person. Saint Denis 18.374.36

Denis backgammon table, early 12 c. Bone veneer on wooden support. 60 cm x 24 cm. This object was discovered broken in a rubbish pit in the Basilica section of St-Denis.

Make an Ancient Roman Board Game (Ludus Latrunculorum)

This is a tutorial on how to make the ancient Roman board game called Ludus Latrunculorum. Also known as "The Game of Brigands" or Latrunculi.

What did people in the 15th century do for fun? It was not known as a real “party” era, as France and England continued the bloody Hundred Years War, Joan of...

What did people in the century do for fun? It was not known as a real “party” era, as France and England continued the bloody Hundred Years War, Joan of.