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Haretavl (Horsens) DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Northern Europe

Category Reconstruction, Board, Hunt

Description

This game board was documented in the area of Horsens, Denmark in the nineteenth century. It belongs to a family of boards common throughout the Baltic region that are used for blockade and hunt games.

Rules

Four rectangles arranged in a cross shaped board, with a square in the center and triangles on the end of each arm. Diagonals are drawn in each rectangle and the square. Lines are drawn from the apex of a triangle, through the intersections of the diagonals, to the opposite triangle's apex.

DLP evidence

Origin

Denmark

Ludeme Description

Haretavl (Horsens).lud

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Reference

Mihcselsen 2014: 203-204.

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Sources

Michaelsen, P. 2009. "Haretavl – hund efter hare som brætspil”. Historisk Årbog for Thy og Vester Han Herred. 149–163.

Michaelsen, P. 2014. "Haretavl - Hare and Hounds as a Board Game." In M. Teichert (ed.), Sport und Spiel bei den Germanen: Nordeuropa von der römischen Kaiserzeit bis zum Mittelalter. Berlin: De Gruyter.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.927


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