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Asher Hurowitz

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Re: 800 Year Old Chess Knight Just Discovered!
« on: January 31, 2018, 07:18:21 pm »
That's an old knight.
Forgive me if I'm wrong, but the Vikings were frequent traders with the Middle East, right? That would explain the inspired design.

Well, the abstract Islamic "Shatranj" design was actually used conventionally all throughout Europe from Russia to Spain. Chess came into Europe through Spain and Italy mainly, as well as a few other places.
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