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Nine Men's Morris

Nine Men's Morris is a strategy board game for two players that emerged from the Roman Empire. [1]

54 relations: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Abstract strategy game, Ars Amatoria, Board game, Canterbury, Cathedral, Chester, Chester Cathedral, China, Cloister, Coptic cross, Doubleday (publisher), Dover Publications, Elliott Avedon Museum and Archive of Games, Emanuel Lasker, England, Fangqi, Garden City, New York, Ghana, Gloucester, Guangdong, Harold Murray, Henry Holt and Company, History of games, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, J. B. Lippincott & Co., Kensington (game), Kingfisher plc, Kurna, Ludus latrunculorum, Moors, Morabaraba, Morris dance, New York, New York City, Norwich, Orthogonality, Ovid, Oxford University Press, Philippines, Robert Charles Bell, Roman Empire, Salisbury, Shax (board game), Solved game, Strategy game, Tapatan, Three Men's Morris, Tic-tac-toe, Titania, ..., University of California, Berkeley, Westminster Abbey, William Shakespeare, Xinjiang. Expand index (4 more) »

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1597.

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Abstract strategy game

An abstract strategy game is a strategy game that minimizes luck and does not rely on a theme.

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Ars Amatoria

The Ars Amatoria (The Art of Love) is an instructional elegy series in three books by Ancient Roman poet Ovid.

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Board game

A board game is a game that involves counters or pieces moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or "board", according to a set of rules.

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Canterbury

Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent in the United Kingdom.

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Cathedral

A cathedral (French: cathédrale from Latin: cathedra, "seat" from the Greek kathedra (καθέδρα), seat, bench, from kata "down" + hedra seat, base, chair) is a Christian church which contains the seat of a bishop, thus serving as the central church of a diocese, conference, or episcopate.

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Chester

Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England.

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Chester Cathedral

Chester Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral and the mother church of the Diocese of Chester.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a sovereign state in East Asia.

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Cloister

A cloister (from Latin claustrum, "enclosure") is a covered walk, open gallery, or open arcade running along the walls of buildings and forming a quadrangle or garth.

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Coptic cross

There are a variety of Cross symbols used by the Coptic Christians.

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Doubleday (publisher)

Doubleday is an American publishing company founded as Doubleday & McClure Company in 1897 that by 1947 was the largest in the United States.

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Dover Publications

Dover Publications, also known as Dover Books, is an American book publisher founded in 1941 by Hayward Cirker and his wife, Blanche.

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Elliott Avedon Museum and Archive of Games

The Elliott Avedon Museum and Archive of Games was a public museum housed at the University of Waterloo, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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Emanuel Lasker

Emanuel Lasker (December 24, 1868 – January 11, 1941) was a German chess player, mathematician, and philosopher who was World Chess Champion for 27 years (from 1894 to 1921).

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Fangqi

Fangqi (also known as; and) is a strategy board game played traditionally throughout Northern China as a training game for weiqi (Go).

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Garden City, New York

Garden City is a village in the town of Hempstead in central Nassau County, New York, in the United States.

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Ghana

Ghana, officially called the Republic of Ghana, is a sovereign unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa.

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Gloucester

Gloucester is a city, district and county town of Gloucestershire in the South West region of England.

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Guangdong

Guangdong is a province on the South China Sea coast of the People's Republic of China.

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Harold Murray

Harold James Ruthven Murray (24 June 1868 – 16 May 1955) was an English educationalist, inspector of schools, and prominent chess historian.

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Henry Holt and Company

Henry Holt and Company is an American book publishing company, in New York City.

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History of games

The history of games dates to the ancient human past.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an educational and trade publisher in the United States.

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J. B. Lippincott & Co.

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Kensington (game)

'''Kensington''' gameboard illustration showing rhombitrihexagonal tiling Kensington is a strategy board game devised by Brian Taylor and Peter Forbes in 1979, named after London's Kensington Gardens, which contains the mosaic upon which the gameboard is patterned.

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Kingfisher plc

Kingfisher plc is a British multinational retailing company headquartered in London.

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Kurna

Kurna (also Gourna, Gurna, Qurna, Qurnah or Qurneh) are various spelling for a group of three closely related villages (New Qurna, Qurna and Sheikh ‘Adb el-Qurna) located on the West Bank of the River Nile opposite the modern city of Luxor in Egypt near the Theban Hills.

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Ludus latrunculorum

Ludus latrunculorum, latrunculi, or simply latrones (“the game of brigands”, from latrunculus, diminutive of latro, mercenary or highwayman) was a two-player strategy board game played throughout the Roman Empire.

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Moors

The Moors were Muslim inhabitants of the Maghreb, the Iberian Peninsula, Sicily, and Malta during the Middle Ages.

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Morabaraba

Morabaraba is a traditional two-player strategy board game played in South Africa, Botswana and Lesotho.

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Morris dance

Morris dance is a form of English folk dance usually accompanied by music.

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New York

New York is a state in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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New York City

New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

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Norwich

Norwich (also) is a city on the River Wensum in England.

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Orthogonality

In mathematics, orthogonality is the relation of two lines at right angles to one another (perpendicularity), and the generalization of this relation into n dimensions; and to a variety of mathematical relations thought of as describing non-overlapping, uncorrelated, or independent objects of some kind.

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Ovid

Publius Ovidius Naso (20 March 43 BC – AD 17/18), known as Ovid in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who lived during the reign of Augustus.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second-oldest, after Cambridge University Press.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas), officially known as the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean.

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Robert Charles Bell

Robert Charles Bell (1917–2002) was the author of several books on board games, most importantly Board and Table Games 1 & 2 (reprinted as Board and Table Games from Many Civilizations).

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Roman Empire

The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum; Ancient and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων Basileia tōn Rhōmaiōn) was the post-Republican period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.

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Salisbury

Salisbury (various pronunciations., but locally) is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county.

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Shax (board game)

Shax (pronounced "Shah"), also known as Jar, Djelga or Mororova in some areas, is a board game played in the Horn of Africa, particularly in Somalia.

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Solved game

A solved game is a game whose outcome (win, lose, or draw) can be correctly predicted from any position, given that both players play perfectly.

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Strategy game

A strategy game or strategic game is a game (e.g. video or board game) in which the players' uncoerced, and often autonomous decision-making skills have a high significance in determining the outcome.

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Tapatan

Tapatan is a two-player abstract strategy game from the Philippines.

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Three Men's Morris

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Tic-tac-toe

Tic-tac-toe (also known as Noughts and crosses or Xs and Os) is a paper-and-pencil game for two players, X and O, who take turns marking the spaces in a 3×3 grid.

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Titania

Titania is a character in William Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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University of California, Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley (also referred to as Berkeley, UC Berkeley, California or simply Cal) is a public research university located in Berkeley, California.

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Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, located just to the west of the Palace of Westminster.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English:poet,:playwright, actor and an Italophile, who is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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Xinjiang

Xinjiang (Shinjang), officially Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, is an autonomous region of China in the northwest of the country.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nine_Men's_Morris

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