Tarot of Atlantis
The Tarot of Atlantis is a fantasy deck, illustrating the mythical civilisation described in the writings of Plato. The 78 cards are fully illustrated and depict landscapes, buildings, and the religious and daily lives imagined to be lived by Atlanteans.
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Lo Scarabeo 2004
Tarot of Atlantis review by Kate Hill
"The myth of the Lost Continent, the mystery that the ages have buried in the depths of the Mediterranean, is evoked by the symbolism of the Tarot."
The Tarot of Atlantis depicts a fictionalised era in the ancient island nation of Atlantis. The legend of Atlantis was most famously described in Ancient Greece, in Plato’s Republic, and has since taken on myth-like proportions, but there is some evidence that a civilisation once existed in the Mediterranean before being wiped out by a volcano eruption and subsequent tsunami.
The concept is from Bepi Vigna, who collaborated on the Tarot of the Druids, while the art is the creation of new Tarot artist Massimo Rotundo. The art is in comic-book style, and rather masculine in theme, and illustrates the imagined daily life... read more reviews.
Similar Decks to Tarot of AtlantisTheme: Fantasy
Creator: Tarot of Pirates, Tarot of the Druids, Tarot of the Spirit World, UFO Tarot by Bepi Vigna
More About These CardsName: Tarot of Atlantis
Creators: Bepi Vigna, Massimo Rotundo
Publisher: Lo Scarabeo 2004
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: RWS-Based Scenes
Suits: Chalices, Swords, Wands, Pentacles
Court Cards: Knave, Knight, Queen, King
The Fool is 0
Strength is 11
Justice is 8
Card Size: 2.60 x 4.72 in. = 6.60cm x 12.00cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Unknown
Companion Material: Little white booklet in five languages.