Only the first and 2nd post were changed. The idea is to improve the first post as a sort of introduction.
World Web Playing Card Museum
general research: http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/c ... =minchiate
Special deck: http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/c ... id=3058908
More Views to this
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/c ... more-views
http://gallica.bnf.fr/services/engine/s ... nchiate%22)%20and%20(dc.type%20all%20%22image%22)
http://tarot.rseitz.com/wp-content/uplo ... truria.jpg
discussed at viewtopic.php?f=11&t=782&p=11174#p11174
41-trumps-version: http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b1 ... rk=21459;2
21 trumps version: http://visualiseur.bnf.fr/CadresFenetre ... hemindefer
The 42-trumps-version had added the card Chaos
Possibly the oldest Minchiate: the socalled "Rosenwald Tarocchi"
Meanwhile a lot of things have happened around the game Germini / Minchiate. Franco Pratesi has restarted his researches on playing cards (November 2011) and Minchiate became a longer time his major topic. Trionfi.com once organized his various contributions to this point (till end of 2013):
(19 articles sorting according the time-related topics)
Franco changed then from English to Italian language in 2014 and produced these articles at ...
The years 2014/16 saw these articles specific to "early Minchiate":
1634: Livorno – Minchiate e ganellini
Secolo XVI: Firenze – Il nome dei germini
1499-1506: Firenze – Nuove informazioni sulle carte fiorentine.
This article was very important, cause it contained a report about the earliest appearance of Germini in 1506.
It was translated by Michael S. Howard at ...
1450, 1473, 1477: Firenze – Leggi sui giochi.
It was translated by Michael Howard at ...
Trionfi milanesi e fiorentini – ipotesi e commenti.
This was translated in 2 different parts mixed with discussions
Sminchiate del Cinquecento.
Il terzo foglio Rosenwald.
It was translated at ...
Genesi favolosa di trionfi e minchiate
It was translated at ...
Partly these were translated to English by Michael S Howard. See ...
In Andrea Vitali's essay collection ...
http://letarot.it/page.aspx?id=5 (Ialian language)
http://letarot.it/page.aspx?id=5&lng=ENG (English language, mostly translated by Michael S. Howard)
... I find the following contributions to "early Minchiate" ... with the help of a google command
https://www.google.de/webhp?sourceid=ch ... 0minchiate
... 293 entries, which is naturally "too much". At ...
... I find a sorted list of articles:
Minchiate between Game and Literature
Minchiate in Literature
From the XVth to the XIXth century
Farsa Satyra Morale
"Sminchiata" means stuff for fools
Very important, cause it contains an early "sminchiate" in c. 1510.
Treatise on the Game of Minchiate
A document on the Game of Minchiate dated to 1716
Where we talk about stupid, mad and waster men (In Italian)
Ganellini seu Gallerini
The game of Minchiate in Genoa, Rome and Palermo (XVII - XVIII)
Del 'Minchionare' e della 'Minchionaggine''
Stories of cunning and stupidity (In Italian)
May cancer come to Goffo and to Tarocco
New documents between history and literature from the XVIth to the XIXth century
Una guerresca partita a Trionfi (A warlike game of Triumphs)
Two compositions by Giovanni Petrei - XVIth century (In Italian)
Il cane di Diogene (Diogenes' Dog)
A satirical-literary text by Francesco Fulvio Frugoni (1687) (In Italian)
(I would be nice, if the entries of the list would contain a link to the relevant article, but this isn't. So the reader at this site has to search it in the longer content. I have added them here.)
Girolamo Zorli at http://www.tretre.it
Varianti italiane del gioco dei Tarocchi. Germini, Minchiate, Ganellini e Gallerini. (2011)
http://www.tretre.it/menu/accademia-del ... gallerini/
I giochi di Francesco Berni (c 1528)
http://www.tretre.it/menu/accademia-del ... i-1528-ca/
Lode della Rovescina (c. 1540-46), by Anton Francesco Grazzini (Firenze 1503- Firenze 1584), detto il Lasca
http://www.tretre.it/menu/accademia-del ... rovescina/
Le Carte Parlanti, o dei giochi di Pietro Aretino (1543)
http://www.tretre.it/menu/accademia-del ... o-aretino/
I Germini sopra quarante meretrice della città di Firenze (1553)
http://www.tretre.it/uploads/media/Germ ... etrici.pdf
Le Minchiate di Paolo Minucci (1688)
http://www.tretre.it/menu/accademia-del ... ucci-1688/
Le regole delle Minchiate di Niccolò Onesti (1716)
http://www.tretre.it/menu/accademia-del ... esti-1716/
Spiegazione del Giuoco del Tarocchino (1746?) by anomino and transribed by Lorenzo Cuppi (with notes on the parola Sminchiate)
http://www.tretre.it/menu/accademia-del ... hino/#c513
Nazario Renzoni - Andrea Ricci
Explanation of the Minchiate Rules