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Re: Matching the Triumphs

Hi Robert, In your matching of the Triumphs, there are two that I would interchange. I would match The Triumph of Eternity with The World, and the Triumph of Fame with Judgement. The counterpart of the Judgement card in some old Minchiate decks shows the angel with two trumpets above the gates of a ...

Re: La Rove De Fortvne

Hi Enrique, Yes, I have both books, A Wicked Pack of Cards and A History of the Occult Tarot though it has been a few years since I read them. (I understand that Dummett has also written books on philosophy, but I have not read those.) Maybe you could put me on track as to the particular message/s y...

Re: La Rove De Fortvne

Hi Robert, You wrote, “Whether tarot has meaningful images (especially taken as a group) to every culture known to man.. well, I'm not so sure, most, I would suggest.. are meaningful specifically to 15th century Italy. You'd need to show that the group of images existed together somewhere else under...

Re: La Rove De Fortvne

Hi Robert, Ok, so maybe I'm way off base when it comes to thinking there was something tangible that inspired gifted artists of the Renaissance to create the many varied images of the Tarot. But for me, it seems more farfetched that an artist was was commissioned to create a card game and he came up...

Re: La Rove De Fortvne

Hi R.A.H, and Everyone! What I am about to write applies perhaps not only here, but also to the discussion of when the images were born into cards. R.A.H., you wrote: “The boys at Conver & Co. were nice enough to write an explanation right on the card so people wouldn't get confused. It says, La Rov...

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