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Home > Contents > History of Tarot Part 1 History of tarot - Part 1 Most cultures have there own system of divination. The Chinese I Ching is a divination system dating back to 1000–750 BC. Whilst the Runes dating back to Germanic and Nordic tribes are an ancient form of oracle used by those seeking advice. The biblical use of Casting Lots is a fortune telling system that uses dice, bones or other articles that have markings on the side. Hepatomancy was a divinational method where by the livers of animals were studied. Even today the livers of animals are studied by fortune Tellers in Borneo and Burma. Tarot began it's history around the fourteenth century Italy. Some say that it goes back thousands of years to ancient India, China or Egypt, but there's no scholarly evidence to support this view. The earliest record of Tarot cards are as an Italian card game called Tarocchi, when In 1332 King Alfone Xi of Leon issued a proclamation against its use. At some point people began to use the cards for fortune telling. The Roman Catholic Church also condemned Tarot and referred to it as the "Devil's Bible" or "devils Picture book". Tarot has always been surrounded with an air of mystery and superstition and is even today regarded by some with suspicion. Tarot cards were brought to Europe by the gypsies, a nomadic people who migrated their way from Punjab region of northern India throughout Europe between the eighth and tenth centuries bringing with them Tarot that was used for fortune telling and a card playing game similar to bridge in the 14th century. In the late 18th century, Tarot reading became popular in France where the influential Tarot de Marseilles tarot deck was first published. They where added to and refined by scholarly occultists such as Antoine Court de Gebelin (1723-87), Elphis Levi (1810-1875) and Gerard Encausse (1865-1917). The greatest influence on the development, understanding and way the cards are used and interpreted came about during the early twentieth century by a secret influential occult society called the "Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn". Many celebrities of that time belonged to the Golden Dawn, such as the actress Florence Farr, the Irish poet William Butler Yeats, the occultist Aleister Crowley, Welsh author Arthur Machen, and Irish author Bram Stoker best known today for his 1897 Gothic horror novel Dracula......Next Page
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History of tarot - Part 1 Most cultures have there own system of divination. The Chinese I Ching is a divination system dating back to 1000–750 BC. Whilst the Runes dating back to Germanic and Nordic tribes are an ancient form of oracle used by those seeking advice. The biblical use of Casting Lots is a fortune telling system that uses dice, bones or other articles that have markings on the side. Hepatomancy was a divinational method where by the livers of animals were studied. Even today the livers of animals are studied by fortune Tellers in Borneo and Burma. Tarot began it's history around the fourteenth century Italy. Some say that it goes back thousands of years to ancient India, China or Egypt, but there's no scholarly evidence to support this view. The earliest record of Tarot cards are as an Italian card game called Tarocchi, when In 1332 King Alfone Xi of Leon issued a proclamation against its use. At some point people began to use the cards for fortune telling. The Roman Catholic Church also condemned Tarot and referred to it as the "Devil's Bible" or "devils Picture book". Tarot has always been surrounded with an air of mystery and superstition and is even today regarded by some with suspicion. Tarot cards were brought to Europe by the gypsies, a nomadic people who migrated their way from Punjab region of northern India throughout Europe between the eighth and tenth centuries bringing with them Tarot that was used for fortune telling and a card playing game similar to bridge in the 14th century. In the late 18th century, Tarot reading became popular in France where the influential Tarot de Marseilles tarot deck was first published. They where added to and refined by scholarly occultists such as Antoine Court de Gebelin (1723- 87), Elphis Levi (1810-1875) and Gerard Encausse (1865- 1917). The greatest influence on the development, understanding and way the cards are used and interpreted came about during the early twentieth century by a secret influential occult society called the "Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn". Many celebrities of that time belonged to the Golden Dawn, such as the actress Florence Farr, the Irish poet William Butler Yeats, the occultist Aleister Crowley, Welsh author Arthur Machen, and Irish author Bram Stoker best known today for his 1897 Gothic horror novel Dracula......Next Page