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Detail of a Roman game on a stone, Italica, Seville, Spain, pictured on December 28, 2006, in the afternoon. It seems that this game was played with dice. Italica was founded by Scipio Africanus in 206 BC as a centre for soldiers wounded in the Battle of Ilipa, a defeat for Carthage during the Punic Wars, and became a military outpost. The name signifies that the original settlers were from an Italian regiment. It was one of the first cities in Roman Hispania and was the birthplace of two...
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