What is a Marseilles Tarot deck? The Tarot of Marseilles is a standard pattern of Italian-suited tarot pack with 78 cards that was very popular in France in the 17th and 18th centuries for playing tarot card games and is still produced today. It was probably created in Milan before spreading to much of France, Switzerland and Northern Italy.
How old is the Marseille Tarot? Historians generally agree that the Tarot came out of 14th century Italy. But Alejandro Jodorowsky and I discovered that the Tarot of Marseille emerged in the first century and not in the 13th or 14th century. OLIVIER ZAHM — That must have taken a lot of research.
Which Tarot deck does jodorowsky use? But Alexandre Jodorowsky suggested that he recreate a deck of the Tarot de Marseille, which would enable him to show the world that this was truly a serious and authentic teaching. He told him that he must outdo his ancestors, correcting the errors that had been made in the old Tarot decks.
What are the 14 major Arcanas? Temperance (XIV) is the fourteenth trump or Major Arcana card in most traditional Tarot decks. It is used in game playing as well as in divination.