publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2020

'Play with Fate', in A. Mastrocinque, J. E. Sanzo, M. Scapini (eds.), Ancient Magic: Then and Now, Stuttgart, Franz Steiner Verlag, 2020, 173-191

Dasen Véronique;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2020
A Roman period gemstone, now in the Bibliothèque nationale de France, depicts a scene of boardgame (alea) which refers to the dynamic of “luck” managed by divine and human will.
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free text keywords: boardgame, alea, glyptic, magic, luck, fate, game
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EC| Locus Ludi
Locus Ludi
Locus Ludi: The Cultural Fabric of Play and Games in Classical Antiquity
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 741520
  • Funding stream: H2020 | ERC | ERC-ADG
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