Details of the Dante Tarot
Solandia's Summary: Inspired and directed by the life and works of the medieval Italian poet Dante, who is perhaps best known for his Divine Comedy. The Dante Tarot is a stunning and unique tarot deck that has tranformed the traditional tarot symbols.
Type: Tarot Deck Number of Cards: 78 Major Arcana: 22 Minor Arcana: 56
Card Size: 2.60 x 4.72 inches = 6.60cm x 12.00cm
Publisher: Published by Lo Scarabeo
Deck Tradition: Italian
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes Without Suit Symbols
Suits: Flames, Bricks, Lights, Clouds
Court Cards: Knave, Knight, Queen, King
The Fool is 0 Strength is 11 Justice is 8
Changed Suit/Element Associations
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Initiatory Tarot of the Golden Dawn,
Pictorial Key Tarot,
Tarot of the Angels,
Tarot of the Druids,
Universal Wirth Tarot,
by Giordano Berti.
Liber T: Tarot of Stars Eternal
by Andrea Serio.
Card Back: Non-reversible
Back Design: Stylised castle with figures; blue & green.
Companion Material: Little white booklet.
Excerpt of the
Dante Tarot review by Solandia: The Dante Tarot was inspired by the life and creations of Dante Alighieri, who was an Italian poet born in 1265. He is best known for his Divina Commedia (Divine Comedy), a poem that describes a journey into the three parts of the Christian afterlife: Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso - Hell, Purgatory and Heaven.
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