The History of the Tarot

The class will cover the history of the cards from Ancient China through the Mamelukes of Egypt to the introduction into Northern Italy. The the cards spread through Europe for gaming. The probable origin of the symbolism on the current decks. The development of divination in the English speaking world using the Tarot decks particularly the Rider-Smith deck.

SCA Name:
Charles O'Connor
Mundane Name:
J. Patrick Hughes, PhD.
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