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Book of Chess: Alphonso X's Book of Games (Greek Edition)

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Alphonso X's Book of Games (In Spanish: Libro de los Juegos or Libros del Axedrez, Dados et Tablas) is an invaluable source of information on games of the past. It was commissioned between 1251 and 1282 A.D. by Alphonso X, King of Leon and Castile. It consists of 98 vellum pages bound in sheepskin and includes 150 color drawings. It is said to be one of the first ...more
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Dec 16, 2011 Janin rated it really liked it
An excellent resource for a variety of medieval chess games. I'm considering making tapestries from the illuminations.
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Gregory Zorzos, a native Hellene, was born in Kallithea, Athens in Greece (Hellas) at 1958. Author and his research work have been distinguished by a lot of official organizations, and Ministries, in Greece and all over the world.
The author has wrote more than 19.000 books, 350 board games, 300 DVDs and cdroms about ancient and modern history in the fields of economics, technical, board games, mar
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