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There is no solid historical evidence of a female pope, but this card may be based around the mythical Pope Joan.

Protestants, and Catholics living outside contentious zones, preferred using the Marseilles pattern. In the early eighteenth century the Marseilles Tarot was introduced in Northern Italy starting from the Kingdom of Sardiniawhich also included the Savoy now in France and Piedmontwhere the card manufacturing industry collapsed following a severe economic depression.

The Piedmontese players did not have difficulties to tarot de marsella jodorowsky the Marseilles Tarot, because the images were similar and even the French language captioning was widespread in many areas of Piedmont.


Around some manufacturers active in Turincapital of the Kingdom of Sardinia, began to produce Tarot decks in Marseille's pattern, but after few years they introduced captions in Italian and small variations in certain figures. For example, the Fool was not chased by a wild animal but had a butterfly in front of him.

In a few decades, variation after variation, was consolidated the iconography of the Piedmontese Tarotwhich therefore must be considered as a derivation of the Tarot of Marseilles. In the Tarot de marsella jodorowsky Duchy of Milan modern-day Lombardythe Marseilles pattern also took root with Italian tarot de marsella jodorowsky starting around The "Death" card was given several names by different manufacturers such as il Tredici Thirteenlo Specchio the Skeletonand Uguaglianza Equality.

Tarot of Marseilles

Production of this pattern stopped before the First World War. It spread to Piedmont where a double-ended version was adapted to local tastes and was popular until the s.

The Pope, often depicted holding an orb or a covered communion chalice, is replaced by Bacus Bacchusthe Greek god of wine holding a wine cup or bottle and a fruited vine cane or bunch of grapes while astride a beer barrel or wine cask; tarot de marsella jodorowsky was copied from the Deuce of Acorns found tarot de marsella jodorowsky some German-suited patterns.

The Hanged Man is shown still pendant but right-side up. The Star shows a man with compasses staring up at the sky next to a tower.

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The Moon shows a woman holding a distaff and The Sun shows a man on horseback bearing a banner. The World depicts a naked woman atop a globe parted into a moon in a starry sky and a tarot de marsella jodorowsky in a blue sky over a tower on land.

Unusually, the Fool is numbered as trump XXII likely showing that it functioned as the highest trump. Very similar decks were soon produced in the Austrian Netherlands modern-day Belgium until the beginning of the 19th century.

Packaging indicates that they were locally called "Cartes de Suisse". However, no cards from this region before the 18th century are known to have survived to prove or disprove this theory.

Tarot of Marseilles - Wikipedia

Tarot was recorded as being very popular card game throughout France during the 16th and early 17th century but later fell into obscurity with the exception of eastern France and Switzerland.

Very few Marseilles pattern cards from the 17th century have survived, chiefly among them are Noblet's. In contrast, dozens of decks from the 18th century have made it to the present.

From eastern France and Switzerland, the game spread north to Sweden and east to Russia starting from the middle of the 18th century, making it one of the tarot de marsella jodorowsky popular card games of that era until being overtaken by Whist in the 19th century.

Tarot de Marseille by Jodorowsky

One well-known artisan producing tarot cards in the Tarot de marsella jodorowsky pattern was Nicolas Conver circa As such, Conver's deck became the model for most subsequent esoteric decks, starting with the deck designed by Etteilla forward. Cartomancy with the Tarot was definitely being practised throughout France by the end of the 18th century; Alexis-Vincent-Charles Berbiguier reported an encounter with two "sibyls" who divined with Tarot cards in the last decade of the century at Avignon.

French players ignored animal tarots but during the 20th century, they switched over to the genre art Tarot Nouveau.