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Evidence for Arb'ata 'Ashara

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.1179
Type Contemporary text
Location 33°30'40.06"N, 36°18'12.21"E
Date 1263-01-22 - 1328-09-06
Rules Game named "arb'ata 'ashara.
Content From ibn Taymiyyah's Qa'ida fi'l-li'b bi'sh-shatranj (Ms. Constantinople, Omoumi 1001, p. 7), as reported by Murray: "a game called arb'ata 'ashara, e.g. by b. Taimiya (died 1328) in his Qa'ida fi'l li'b bi-sh-shatranj...without any explanation of what the game of 'fourteen' was." Murray 1951: 205.
Confidence 100
Source Murray, H.J.R. 1951. A History of Board-Games Other Than Chess. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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