The Renaissance Tarot deck has gorgeous artwork with touches of gold. All twelve deities of Olympus and several other Greek and Roman gods and demigods are pictured in the major arcana. The minor arcana are pips illustrated with small scenes from Greek mythology.
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - US Games 1988
Renaissance Tarot review by Bonnie Cehovet
This is one of two decks that came to me in a very magickal way - one of the members of a Tarot e-list that I am on had purchased them for herself, only to find that she did not connect with them in any significant manner. I was absolutely thrilled to take both decks off her hands!
The journey that is the Renaissance Tarot spanned a period of ten years - the results show the care, thought and nurturing that was taken every step of the way. Brian Williams had a life long interest in both classical and Renaissance art, which he has translated nicely into the Renaissance Tarot. After spending a year in studies at the University of Padua in Italy. Brian took the illustrations and theory that would become the Renaissance Tarot and used them as the basis for ... read more reviews.
Similar Decks to Renaissance TarotTheme: Ancient Greek, Gay, Medieval & Renaissance
Category: Changed Suit/Element Associations, Decks of the 80s
Creator: Light and Shadow Tarot, Minchiate Tarot, PoMo Tarot, Ship of Fools Tarot by Brian Williams
More About These CardsName: Renaissance Tarot
Creators: Brian Williams
Publisher: US Games 1988
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: Pips with Small Scenes
Suits: Swords, Staves, Cups, Coins
Court Cards: Page, Knight, Queen, King
The Fool is 0
Strength is 11
Justice is 8
Card Size: 2.76 x 4.96 in. = 7.00cm x 12.60cm
Card Language: Italian, English
Card Back: Non-reversible
Back Design: Line art, circles with figures
Companion Material: Little white booklet in English.
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