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.
From Where Do the Cards of the Tarot Originate? Mystery shrouds the origin of Tarot cards, but ancient oracle decks have been found in a wide range of places, from Hungary to India to China. Some historical sources credit the traveling, wandering musicians and performers who roamed (originally) from India to Persia to Egypt for carrying cards and... read this article