Templar Tarot

The Templar Tarot is a unique art deck based on the legends of the Knights Templar, a medieval group of monks and warrior knights. It has 79 card, the extra is a major arcana card titled 'The Magic Flute'.

Created by Allen Chester
Tarot Deck - 79 Cards - Inspire by Design 2001
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temstren temwheel temflute tem7cup temaces temqwan

Templar Tarot review by Alta

This over-sized deck is composed entirely of original art by Allen Chester. Because of that it presents a unified look and colour theme. Other decks, also created by a single artist (apparently) sometimes have cards that do not seem to fit the overall pattern (Osho Zen, which seemed to have as many as three artists creating the cards), or minors that seem to be a significantly style than the majors (Gendron for example). In this case, while the majors appear to be more complex, with more richly symbolic background fields, the whole is pleasingly integrated both in colour scheme and approach.

The deck is supposed to be based on the story of the Templar Knights, whose self-appointed task was to protect pilgrims travelling in the Holy Land. The link with that story is weak, but t... read more reviews.

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More About These Cards

Name: Templar Tarot
Creators: Allen Chester
Publisher: Inspire by Design 2001
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 79
Major Arcana: 23
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: 3.50 x 5.00 in. = 8.89cm x 12.70cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Unknown

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