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Re: Images from a Ferrarese prophetic manuscript (1450 ca)

The Tarot de Marseille Star vignette remains the hardest for me to interpret. Ross A few random ideas that might be relevant to the Tarot de Marseille Star. I'm always hoping to get a closer view of the maiden and her jugs. :ymdevil: From bibletools(.org) "John 7:37-39 Christ spoke of the Holy Spir...

Re: Why this number of trumps?

The series of tarot trumps for me is one influenced by Augustine and the nature of love in Augustinian theology. Card VI and VII in the Tarot de Marseille ordering I see as I stated as representing cupiditas and fama (secular ambition) SteveM From the Augustinian perspective then, both trumps would...

Re: Why this number of trumps?

The positions of the virtues seem to suggest, at least to me, that Love and Triumph are not merely intended to be Eros and War. Love to be just must be good and would ideally include philia , and agape . The whims of lust wouldn't warrant inclusion on the good side of the wheel at all, and would be ...

Re: The ordering of the trumps

Stories from Genesis and Revelation, reflecting the origin and overthrow of Death's sovereignty, were often either alluded to or actually depicted. Just as the Devil and Death are paired in Genesis 3, at the beginning of Death's reign, they are paired again in Revelation 20 when both are thrown int...

Re: Here is a Game of "Prints"

It looks like there is only one figure on the scales, to the left. I assume that's a soul, unless hard times have forced Michael to get a side job weighing babies at the local hospital. :)) I really can't make out what's happening to the right. I'm guessing the black blob is meant to be a little dem...

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