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Image Remarks: When the king of India sent the chessboard to Sassanid king Khosrau Anoushirvan, Bozorgmehr not only won the Indian ambassador in the game but also invented backgammon. The story is depicted in the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi in Persian poems. Clues&Views:The Shahnameh (Book of Kings) is major epic work of persian poetr Ferdowsi of Toos. “Bayasanghori Shâhnâmeh” was made in 1430 for Prince Bayasanghor (1399-1433), the grandson of Teimur Lang (1336-1405).

Tags :Sassanid , Anoushirvan , Bozorgmehr , Shahnameh , Chess -Section :Event
Source/Contributor::Washington Prism






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