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The Book of Chess, Dice and Tables of Alfonso X The Learned. A dice's game called Guirguiesca

Jesús Basulto Santos and María Dolores Pérez Hidalgo
Departamento de Economía Aplicada I
Universidad de Sevilla
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  • Abstract
    The last treatise commissioned under Alfonso's patronage was the Book of Chess, Dice and Tables which gathers, between the folios 65r and 71v, various types of gambling. In this paper, we present a short review about the Guirguiesca's game.
  • Keywords: Alfonso X The Learned, gambling, Guirguiesca's game, The
    Book of Chess, Dice and Tables.
  • AMS Subject classifications: 90B30,62F15,62F30,62J99.
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