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Evidence for Damas

1 pieces of evidence found.

Id DLP.Evidence.1614
Type Contemporary text
Location 39°27'57.07"N, 0°22'42.37"W
Date 1547-01-01 - 1547-12-31
Rules Name of game.
Content 1547 book by Antonio de Torquemada, El ingenio à juego de marro, de punta, ò damas, Valencia. The only copy destroyed in a fire at Valencia Library, but mentioned in other sources. van der Stoep 1984: 80; Murray 1951: 78.
Confidence 100
Ages Adult
Social status Elite
Genders Male
Source Murray, H.J.R. 1951. A History of Board-Games Other Than Chess. Oxford: Clarendon Press., van der Stoep, A. 1984. A History of Draughts: with a Diachronic Study of Words for Draughts, Chess, Backgammon, and Morris. trans. by Monique de Meijer. The Hague: CIP-Gegevens Koninklijke Bibliotheek.

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