On the Explanation of Chess and Backgammon: Abar Wizārisn ī Čatrang Ud Nihisn Nēw-Ardaxsīr (Paperback)

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By Touraj Daryaee (Editor), Touraj Daryaee (Translator)
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The Book is full text on the rules and views of the games of chess and backgammon comes from a Pahlavi text, reported to be from the time of Khusro Anushirvan in the 6th CE.

About the Author


Touraj Daryaee, Ph.D. (1999), UCLA, is Professor of Iranian History and the Persianate World at UC Irvine. He has published monographs and many articles on ancient and late antique Iranian world, including Sasanian Iran in the Context of Late Antiquity: The Bahari Lecture Series at the University of Oxford (2018).


Product Details
ISBN: 9781780836102
ISBN-10: 1780836104
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: February 11th, 2021
Pages: 140
Language: English