ARTHURIAN TAROT REVIEW
The mythology, history and culture from Arthurian Britain represent the central theme of the Arthurian Tarot. Major arcana decks portray Merlin, Guinevere, the Lady of the Lake and other characters that are well-known and the minor arcana depict landscapes. The first edition was released in 1991. it’s been updated to be the 25th anniversary collector’s edition.
ARTHURIAN TAROT DETAILS
The deck is crafted to reflect the King Arthur Theme, as and his court quite a lot of the cards were named after him. The first was when Matthews have changed the minor and major arcane in the greater and lesser powers. The Matthews then altered the suits to reflect the Celtic tradition of that period. The suits they picked include: Spears (wands), Stones, Swords (disks) and the Grails (cups).
Each of the less powerful power suits begins with the name of the suit Hallow (Example: Spear Hallow). Every hallow is positioned within the element of the suit have associated with it. The elemental connections are the following: Spears (fire) Stones (earth) and Swords (air) and Grails (cups). Additionally, The 10 of Spears is also known by the name of Spear Ten, likewise the five of Swords is changed to Sword Five. Every Suit contains the usual four court cards. They are referred to according to the order: Maiden Knight Queen, Knight, and Maiden.