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Tuesday
Jan152013

9,000 YEARS OF BOCCE 

9,000 years ago people played games similar to Bocce. Polished round stone balls were found in Çatalhöyük, modern Turkey, and in an Egyptian tomb dated 3500 b.C. The Greeks played Bocce and Hippocrates, the father of western medicine, considered it a healthy activity for the young and old. But it was the Romans that made it famous throughout the Empire. They invented wooden Bocce, cheaper and easier to make and to carry around (more)

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