Tarot of the Saints

A Christian saint is associated with each major and court card in this well-researched and consistent tarot. The Tarot of the Saints is a strictly historical tarot, with no occult or personal symbols included.

Created by Robert M. Place
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Llewellyn 2001
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Tarot of the Saints review by Kate Hill

Christian saints have always had associations and attributes - St Valentine for Love, St Christopher for travel, and sundry others for almost every aspect of life. (At last count, there are over 4500 registered saints.) This 78-card Tarot of the Saints emphasises the links between the saints and archetypal tarot figures.

Unlike some other decks, the Tarot of the Saints has taken me a while to absorb enough for an adequate review. It is a very consistent deck visually and quite simple on the surface, but the creator, Robert M. Place, has gone deeply into the historical evidence that supports the concept of tarot and its symbols.

A saint is pictured and named on the major arcana and court cards, while the suit cards show more mundane human situations. The minors are a cross ... read more reviews.

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More About These Cards

Name: Tarot of the Saints
Creators: Robert M. Place
Publisher: Llewellyn 2001
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Mixed
Minor Arcana Style: Pips with Small Scenes
Suits: Cups, Coins, Swords, Staffs
Court Cards: Squire, Knight, Queen, King
The Fool is 0
Strength is 11
Justice is 8

Card Size: 2.75 x 4.63 in. = 6.99cm x 11.75cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Unknown

Companion Material: Companion book

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