Tarot of the Holy Grail

The Tarot of the Holy Grail is inspired by the legends of the Grail, the Knights Templar, and the Crusades. It's a very masculine deck of war and religion, and women appear infrequently.

Created by Lorenzo Tesio, Stefano Palumbo
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Lo Scarabeo 2006
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Tarot of the Holy Grail review by Kate Hill

“The Grail, the Templars, the secrets of medieval mysticism are carved in the Tarot like a map that leads to the most sacred of treasures.”

Created by Lorenzo Tesio and illustrated by Stefano Palumbo, the Tarot of the Holy Grail is a masculine deck of warriors, monks and priests, pictured in their quest for “The Holy Land, Jerusalem, the Holy Sepulcher and salvation.”

The booklet explains that during the Crusades, three orders of warrior-monks were formed to defend pilgrims and sacred places – the Knights Templar, the Knights Hospitaler, and the Teutonic Knights. Legendarily, they also held Christian relics, the most famous of which was reputed to be the Grail of ‘Holy Chalice of the Last Supper’, and a symbol of divine grace. This forms the basis of the concept for the deck... read more reviews.

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More About These Cards

Name: Tarot of the Holy Grail
Creators: Lorenzo Tesio, Stefano Palumbo
Publisher: Lo Scarabeo 2006
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes With Suit Symbols
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.

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