Annina Luck

About me

I write/ illustrate Picture Books & creative nonfiction. I especially love Byzantine, Medieval and Early European history. Huntington, New York.

From my website

Imperial Purple Chess Game

  THE earliest European writer who mentions chess is the Byzantine princess and historian, Anna Komnene, of Constantinople. She calls the game Zatrikion, and says that the Greeks derived it from the Babylonians; and that her father, Alexios loved to play. So here she is learning from her father!

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