For example, Italians claim that during the time of the Roman Empire, Roman soldiers drove leather balls with sticks bent at the ends to maintain their combat form. This game was called paganica, but it was a team, and it was necessary to beat on a moving ball, so, most likely, hockey came from this game. And on silk scrolls dating back to the era of the Chinese Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), images of women playing suigan were discovered. And according to some assumptions, dealers in Chinese silk could export this game to Europe, where it later became known as golf.
On one of the stained-glass windows of the Glotcher Cathedral (14th century), you can see the image of a Continue reading