Gods and Goddesses, demigods, heroes and villains from Ancient Greek mythology and legends are depicted on each of the 78 Tarot cards in the popular Mythic Tarot. First published in 1989 and reprinted almost every two years afterwards.
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Fireside 1986
Mythic Tarot review by Demonesse
My review is about the Mythic Tarot, which I picked up at a sale on a whim. It was presented nicely in a deep purple box with its name in gold letters, and came with a hardcover interpretation book and a black cloth with the celtic cross spread.
The cards themselves are made of rather thin material, and bend easily. The name of the card is depicted on each card, but not its astrological equivalent or number (for the Major Arcana). Overall, the drawings are rather archetypal in terms of Tarot cards, and the figures are often stiff and "uncomfortable" looking, but the colouring is vivid and the drawing very detailed (you can see each blade of grass in the background.)
In my opinion, the Mythic Tarot is unique in that the Minor Arcana portray Greek My... read more reviews.
Similar Decks to Mythic TarotTheme: Ancient Greek
Category: Decks of the 80s
Creator: New Mythic Tarot by Liz Greene Beginner's Guide to Tarot , My Tarot by Juliet Sharman-Burke
More About These CardsName: Mythic Tarot
Creators: Liz Greene, Tricia Newell, Juliet Sharman-Burke
Publisher: Fireside 1986
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Mixed
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes With Suit Symbols
Suits: Cups, Swords, Wands, Pentacles
Court Cards: Page, Knight, Queen, King
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11
Card Size: 3.00 x 5.08 in. = 7.62cm x 12.90cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Navy blue with 1/4
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