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Re: Unlucky 13 and the early development of the trump sequence

When I say "first standard order", I am referring to the first sequence of the 21 standard subjects that we are all familiar with: the first standard tarot deck, which spread throughout Italy in the mid-15th century. When I say "all the evidence points to the Hanged Man being the 13th trump" in that...

Re: Unlucky 13 and the early development of the trump sequence

Nathaniel wrote, Which trump was number 13 before everyone started putting Death in that position? The Hanged Man. No need for that assumption. And it goes against the main tradition, which was that Judas was “the 12th disciple” First, it's not just an "assumption" that the Hanged Man was number 13...

Unlucky 13 and the early development of the trump sequence

(What follows is something that occurred to me a couple of months ago. I was going to incorporate it into a larger theory about the early trump sequence, but I need to do a lot more work before I feel comfortable presenting anything like that, so I figured I may as well put this out there now.) I wa...

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