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Re: A sort of Victory ... playing cards 1303

By the way, if you’ll kindly forgive the hurried (or harried) nature of my post—a consequence of my need to earn a living and too little time—you might find the following to be an interesting read: Charles Zika: Images of Circe and Discourses of Witchcraft, 1480 - 1580, in: zeitenblicke 1 (2002), Nr...

Re: A sort of Victory ... playing cards 1303

My apologies to you and Ross for misinterpreting your viewpoints on this subject. Also, I notice that I posted an illustration from the Vandenborre Tarot, but described it in my text as a similar work by Vieville. Again, my apologies. Having read through the inputs on this subject by various members...

Re: A sort of Victory ... playing cards 1303

Of course I continue to strongly disagree with the tower=light theory, with the expressed wrath aspect being so much window dressing. This thread: http://forum.tarothistory.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=984 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c0/Belgian_La_Foudre.jpg [img] Perhaps, both you...

Re: Jewish-Christian interactions in Italy before 1500

In commenting on Alemanno - http://forum.tarothistory.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1049&start=40#p15958 – Huck wrote: This is simply the Sephiroth-tree with 11 elements (not with 10). The missing Sephira Daath. Does use of the “proto-sephirah” Da’at—viz. on the middle pillar above Tiphereth—predate 16th...

Re: Literary source for the trumps: Dante’s Paradiso

Phaeded wrote: Of relevance is the inscription of Juda Tradit[or](?) on the robe of the king under the virtue of Hope on the CY deck, clearly alluding to Giotto’s pairings (thanks to Ross here for pointing out barely discernible CY text here: http://forum.tarothistory.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=980&p=...

Re: The Hanged Man

Just as a short follow-up, it is interesting to speculate on how the imperial-papal conflict as an historical phenomenon may have been vested along metaphorical lines with additional or more nuanced meanings over time. Take, for example, the Minchiate Etruria and its three Papi of the Grand Duke, We...

Re: The Hanged Man

Huck wrote: This might have appeared in context of emperor Fredrick II, whose death was kept in silence for some time. So it was believed, that he would come back. In reality indeed a Fredrick II appeared in Neuss (= Novesia), and claimed to be the king. Tile Kolup, also known as Dietrich Holzschuh...

Re: The Hanged Man

Huck wrote: 1300 . . . L'anno è confermato da Purgatorio II, 98-99, che fa riferimento al Giubileo in corso. [The year is confirmed by Purgatory II, 98-99, which refers to the ongoing Jubilee.] Thank you for the reference. In this passage, Dante recounts how, on the morning of Easter Sunday, he and...

Re: The Hanged Man

Huck wrote: I'm fighting momentary my way through a biography of James Joyce. As a young man (22 years) he had focussed in his further life on one day, 16th of June 1904, a day in the week, when he became acquainted with his future wife Nora (10 of June). And he wrote the Ulysses about it. A few mo...

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