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Re: The Judgement

you can appeal without permission but his should not stop the judgment going ahead What is happening in this image? The winged female on the right looks as though she is holding an open book (and a pen...?), but it's hard to be sure. Why is the heavenly figure on the left holding the wings of the s...

Re: Strength

Mike, I added the link from one I posted in this thread: http://forum.tarothistory.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=1283 as I couldn't find many illuminations in this one. You've made some incredibly thoughtful points. Interestingly, Young's literal translation on this page: http://biblehub.com/judges/14-5....

Re: Torah and Talmud imagery in the Tarot de Marseilles

The tarot has the magical potential to be all things to all people - well, not quite, but that's one of the things that keeps the fascination alive. Your explanations for the oddities of the Noblet Bateleur and Hermit seem an extraordinary coincidence and otherwise almost inexplicable (although I'm ...

Re: Torah and Talmud imagery in the Tarot de Marseilles

Of course there is still an unexplained hop skip and jump from Ferrara to the Tarot Tarot de Marseille - but it is interesting to see the the artists of the Tarot de Marseille pushing for the inclusion of a feminine presence at the precise time when the leader of the Marranos Jews was a very strong...

Re: Torah and Talmud imagery in the Tarot de Marseilles

Fascinating website - thank you! A question though, and one which I've tried to answer by searching google, but with no definite results. Why Daniel and not Samson for the Strength card? It seems that Samson was a mythological figure and (as far as I can tell ) not exactly regarded as an ideal role ...

Re: SOS!!!!!!!!!

Hi Steve, hope things are well with you. Photobucket are now charging $$$ for third party hosting and were holding images already stored there to ransom. At first it seems the images disappeared from the buckets/albums, but there was an outcry and they've now been replaced. Unfortunately on blogs an...

Re: SOS!!!!!!!!!

I think I've managed to replace all the broken Photobucket images but please feel free to PM me if you spot one I've missed...

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