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Re: The Minchiate Zodiac Order

The following diagram should help visualize my theory about the splitting of the Minchiate along the lines of the Golden Ratio. Line four gives you the values of the card numbering. Line one in light blue represents the whole 97 card deck. Imagine it stretches out to 97 units. The Moon card at numbe...

Re: The Minchiate Zodiac Order

So we have 3 times Libra as the first sign of these different curious zodiac presentations. Lot book with 22 elements, Lot book with 32 elements and Minchiate with 41 or 97 elements. It looks probable, that this Libra preference occured not just by accident. For this reason I consider Libra as the ...

Re: The Minchiate Zodiac Order

...I personally prefer to assume, that Libra+Aries and Cancer+Leo are the "4 against the other 8". 24 Libra 25 Virgo 26 Scorpio ------------ 27 Aries 28 Capricorn 29 Sagittarius ------------ 30 Cancer 31 Pisces 32 Aquarius ------------ 33 Leo 34 Taurus 35 Gemini Thanks for your considered reply, Hu...

Re: The Minchiate Zodiac Order

Having failed to pass Astrology 101, I am not sure I understand what RLG means by "The designer of the pack could have very easily started with the sign of Leo ruled by the Sun, and then had 5 pairs ruled by 5 different planets, ending with Cancer ruled by the Moon." Why would he want to do that? L...

The Minchiate Zodiac Order

Hello all, I would like to propose a new theory about the ordering of the zodiac cards in the Minchiate, with some further suggestions regarding the overall order and structure of the deck. The idea is based on an earlier hypothesis given by Ross Caldwell here: http://forum.tarothistory.com/viewtopi...

Re: Moved from AT

Already RLG's Ur-Tarot question is overwhelmed by Huck's theories, and it is very hard for a beginner to sort out what is Huck's opinion and what is indisputable fact. Dwtw I must agree with you here. My original post was not intended to start a long thread on what the ur-tarot was, or the evidence...

Re: clock face tarot arrangement

Hi Ross, His description of disk reminds me of the 'solar disk' or Aten from Egyptian religion, which is often depicted as a bas-relief that is a portion of a sphere, (even though it's almost universally referred to as the sun 'disk'). Considering that, and the fact that he wanted to make the earth ...

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