Board Game

Value of Item: 
$120.00
Minimum Bid: 
$20.00
Bid Increment: 
$1.00
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 3:00pm

De Vulgari Eloquentia Board Game, in original packaging ($120 Value). Rated a high 7.2 on BoardGameGeek.com, this Euro game is difficult to find (currently sells for $240 on Amazon.ca)

Italy, late Middle Ages. The fabric merchants need to write down their contracts in a language that everyone can understand and the literates are looking for an alternative to the elite of the traditional Latin language. So, the Volgare, the language spoken by the common people, taken from the dialects spoken in the various Italian regions, starts to gain relevance. During this period, Francesco D’Assisi writes his famous Canticle of the Sun and Dante writes the Divine Comedy, both written in Volgare.

The players will have to do their part in the creation of this new language! But who will provide them the proper knowledge to understand the manuscripts in the different dialects? Who will succeed to uncover the secrets of the books inside the Papal Library? Who will embrace the religious life and who will remain a merchant? Some of the players can become a famous banker, someone else can climb the church’s hierarchy to be the next Pope! But in the end, who will be the most appreciated and respected for his status and his culture?

Game Contents: board, over 160 wooden pieces, 10 Event tiles, 5 Papal Event tiles, 5 Canticle of the Sun tiles, Money, 5 Friar tiles, 5 Cardinal tiles, 8 Papal Library tiles, 55 Manuscript tiles, 1 Manuscript tile (Lingua Volgare), the rulebook, 5 screens, and 1 cloth bag.

Date Name Amount of Bid
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 2:17pm KD $75.00
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 6:27pm Sue1965 $68.00
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 12:42pm SS $65.00
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 6:24pm Karen T-K $60.00
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 12:14pm KD $55.00
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 11:07am Karen T-K $50.00
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 11:07am Karen T-K $50.00
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 8:48pm dea $25.00
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 5:26pm Emilie $20.00