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Tavli (Zenon) DLP Game   

Period Medieval

Region Western Asia

Category Reconstruction, Pending, Board, Race, Escape


Tavli is a race game played in the Greek world on a board with twelve points. This version was played by the Byzantine Emperor Zenon in the sixth century.


Three six-sided dice. Fifteen pieces per player. 24 spaces. Two pieces on a space block an opponent from moving to that spot.


Byzantine Empire

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Tavli (Zenon).lud


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Agathias Scholasticus. Epigram 9.482.



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