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The Ball Game of Mesoamerica

by Mark Cartwright
published on 16 September 2013

The sport known simply as the Ball Game was popular across Mesoamerica and played by all the major civilizations from the Olmecs to the Aztecs. 1,236 more words


The Ball Game

The sagas reflect how highly play was valued by the Norse people. One of the most important games was “the ball game” (knattleikr in Old Norse.) ┬áIt is never fully described in the sagas, but it occurs often as an integral part of the storylines of the heroes. 386 more words