Explore the powerful and intriguing mythology of northern Europe, land of the ancient warrior Vikings. Odin, Thor, Loki, and Freya take on the roles of the Tarot while the art suggests the magic atmosphere of elves and Valkyries. The Vikings, with their long voyages by sea and by land, are appropriate guides through the journey of the Tarot. Tisselli's powerful and beautiful images bring that journey amazingly to life.
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