Arthurian Tarot

Also known as Hallowquest

The legends, history, and tradition of Arthurian Britain are the theme of the Arthurian Tarot. The major arcana cards depict Merlin, Guinevere, the Lady of the Lake and other familiar characters, while the minor arcana have landscape scenes. First published in 1991, it's been re-published as a 25th anniversary collector's edition.

Created by Caitlin Matthews, John Matthews, Miranda Gray
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Aquarian Press 1991 Connections 2015
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Arthurian Tarot review by Cory Underwood

I was pleased to acquire this Deck and Book set. I originally saw it in one of Rachael Pollack’s books during a spread example. It would be nearly 18 months before I found the set at a local bookshop, which I purchased without a second thought.

The package was a rather nice setup, a small box, the deck itself, a 148 page book, and a second empty book to use as a journal. We’ll start with the deck, and discuss the book later on.

The deck I felt was amazing to look at. The card stock is stiff and firm, which is something I personally look for. All cards have a black border, giving each card a window like appearance to the scene within. The card backs are not reversible, and you can easily tell if a card is reversed or not before you draw it. On each back you have four... read more reviews.

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More About These Cards

Name: Arthurian Tarot
Alternate Names: Hallowquest
Creators: Caitlin Matthews, John Matthews, Miranda Gray
Publisher: Aquarian Press 1991
Publisher: Connections 2015
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Unique
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes With Suit Symbols
Suits: Grail, Stone, Sword, Spear
Court Cards: Maiden, Knight, Queen, King
Major Titles: Seeker, Merlin, Lady of the Lake, Guinevere, Arthur, Taliesin, The White Hart, Prydwen, Gawain, The Grail Hermit, The round Table, Soverergnty, The Wounded King, The Washer at the Ford, The Cauldron, The Green Knight, The Spiral Tower, The Star, The Moon, The Sun, The Sleeping Lord, The Flowering of Logres
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11

Card Size: 3.15 x 4.72 in. = 8.00cm x 12.00cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Non-reversible
Back Design: Silhouette of a woman on a throne

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