Tag: Visconti-Sforza Tarot

  • What Are the Cultural Roots of Different Tarot Decks?

    What Are the Cultural Roots of Different Tarot Decks?

    As a tarot enthusiast, I have always been fascinated by the cultural roots of different tarot decks. Tarot cards have a rich history that dates back to the 15th century, and their origins can be traced to various cultures and traditions. Each tarot deck has its unique symbolism, structure, and history, which makes it an…

  • A Brief History of Tarot Cards: Insightful Origins and Evolution

    A Brief History of Tarot Cards: Insightful Origins and Evolution

    Tarot cards have been fascinating people for centuries, offering guidance and insight into the unknown. Believed to have originated in Italy in the late 14th or early 15th century, tarot decks consist of two sections: the Minor Arcana and the Major Arcana. The Minor Arcana serves as the basis for the modern deck of playing…

  • How Tarot Evolved: From Card Game to Divination Tool

    How Tarot Evolved: From Card Game to Divination Tool

    The tarot, a deck of cards consisting of the Major and Minor Arcana, originally began as a card game in the 15th century. However, over the centuries, tarot cards have transitioned from being a mere game to an influential divinatory tool. The transformation of tarot was a gradual process, intertwined with its introduction to various…

  • What Were the Earliest Known Tarot Decks? An Insightful Exploration

    What Were the Earliest Known Tarot Decks? An Insightful Exploration

    Tarot decks, which are now commonly associated with spirituality and divination, trace their origin to the early 15th century in Italy. Records show that the first deck appeared around 1425 and started as a traditional card game with 56 cards, consisting of 10 numbered cards and four face cards. These games, full of deeply Christian…