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Re: Which of the three regional trump orders, was the original?

Ross wrote, My view of the Papi cards, including the Empress, is another subject. Briefly, I take it that the original name of these cards was “Papi”, that they did not have individual names, and that they had a special rule of being equal, with the one played last to a trick with one or two others,...

Re: The three Zodiac cards in Noblet, and the Gemini in books of hours

Huck: I fail to understand how any of what you present explains why the artist drew Aquarius-Cancer-Gemini. Sandy: That was a yeoman's effort, and I appreciate it. My primary concern is the two sticks, the one that goes from the ground in the lright lower corner up to the male's knees, and then the ...

Re: Which of the three regional trump orders, was the original?

Ross wrote, Clearly it was not so simple to learn the unnumbered trump sequence, since everywhere outside of Bologna had numbered cards within a decade or so. The Florentines themselves altered the standard sequence, moving the position of the Chariot up twice By "within a decade or so" do you mean ...

Re: The three Zodiac cards in Noblet, and the Gemini in books of hours

The distinctive thing about Manilius is that he doesn't use planetary gods, but rather Olympian gods. So it is not as a planet that Apollo rules Gemini, but as an Olympian. A very different system of astrology. I can't see where you have addressed the question of why Aquarius, Cancer, Gemini, Huck. ...

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