Tarot cards illustrate the archetypes that are alive in all of uslarger-than-life icons representing different aspects of the universal human experience. Likewise, the Greek gods played a similar role in their day. This natural union of tarot cards and the Greek pantheon is beautifully presented in the Olympus Tarot. Characters and scenes from Theogeny, Jason and the Argonauts, the Iliad and the Odyssey, and other exciting works of Greek mythology find themselves at home in the tarot. Raimondo, the same artist who created the Tarot of Casanova, exhibits the same elegant skill combined with simpler, bolder compositions.
Of the many esoteric subjects studied by ceremonial magicians, alchemy is often considered one of the hardest and most arcane, while the tarot is thought to be one of the most accessible and "hands-on." Historically the language of alchemy, with its inscrutable riddles and metaphor, has baffled many students, while the images of the tarot are more... read this article