Ludus Romanus


The classic game from Ancient Rome

Ludus Romanus is a challenging game of strategy for two players, the aim of which is to surround and entrap each one of your opponent’s sixteen playing tiles whilst avoiding capture yourself.

Ludus Romanus is based on what is known of the ancient Roman game of Ludus Latrunculorum (the game of brigands), mentioned by Varro, Ovid and Saleius Bassus. Judging by the number of boards and playing pieces found in Roman sites, Ludus Latrunculorum appears to have been an extremely popular game, played extensively throughout the Roman Empire.

In Ludus Romanus we aim to capture the spirit of an ancient Roman pastime whilst providing a contemporary game that is challenging and fun to play.

As part of our Vintage Collection, a few, 1996 copies of Ludus Romanus are available.

Players: 2

Ages: 8+

Time: 20 minutes

Designer: Leslie Scott & Sara Finch

Type of Game: Historical / Strategy

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Additional information

Product Contents

1x Five-piece illustrated board
16x Silver tiles
16x Purple tiles
1x Purple dux
1x Silver dux
The rules of play

Product Safety

Not suitable for children under 36 months

Returns Policy

Please see our Vintage Collection returns policy

Weight0.1 kg
Dimensions16 × 16 × 4 cm


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