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Re: Valets-Slaves Reference

Wikipedia says: The 16th-century Mughal emperor Akbar played using a 12 suited deck, which is described in detail in the Ain-i-Akbari. And then goes on to describe the suits. The Ain-i[Akbari has an article of its own and has been translated into English. Portions are in Google Books, including the ...

Re: Valets-Slaves Reference

Thanks for saying who Akbar is. Is there anything more about him, ie.g. when he lived? I think that there are two versions of the 96 card game, and he only told us one, the simpler version, for which he gives us the footnote to "B.G.," then mentioning Akbar's more elaborate version in passing with a...

Re: Valets-Slaves Reference

I wondered about that. After describing the 96 card game he has a footnote to "BG". Then he says "The game played by Akbar was more elaborate" with a footnote to Ain . Then he says, without a new paragraph, "In north India the suits are:" followed by the four suits, in English and Hindi, with 10 num...

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