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Re: Neoplatonism and tarot, is there a relationship?

Ross, I see that you mentioned my book Origins in the context of off-handedly dismissing Neoplatonic influence on the Tarot names, hierarchy and meanings. At the same time, you note that only a small part of my book addresses the earliest decks and possible places of origin. My first two chapters ex...

Re: Origins of the Tarot

As I peruse the varying tarot forums addressing history, I am taken with how little examination there has been regarding Venice-Alexandria-Constantinople communities and connections. Clearly the whole realm of Eastern Christian and Sufi philosophy, along with their Neoplatonic cores, deserve study b...

Re: The ordering of the trumps

Robert says: Which Virtue comes first? Where do they go? Here's my take, from Origins of the Tarot: "The Sun as agent of Zeus assists in constantly rejuvenating the cosmos. For Homer, to see the rays of the Sun was to be filled with Life. The equation between light and life was incorporated into the...

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