Tarot of Jean Noblet
Tarot of Jean Dodal
and the French
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Tarot has always fascinated the casual inquirer
as much as the seasoned
Here we deal
with both the history and legend of tarot cards,
as well as the tarot as game, magic and "journey
of the soul".
are centered around the following traditional
of Marseille" preserved in the French
National Library :
Jean Noblet and of Jacques Vieville
Tarot of Jean Dodal c.1701, Tarot of Nicolas
only three (plus another of a slightly
different tradition) Tarots of Marseille
which have come down to us complete and
unaltered. It is these which are the
foundation and source of all modern tarots.
They were produced at a time when traditions
were still alive, and it is to them that this
site is dedicated.
Our principal activity consists in re-editing
these few historic, popular Tarots preserved
in the French National
Tarot of Jean Noblet, Paris c.1650
Tarot of Jacques Viéville, Paris
Tarot of Jean Dodal, Lyon c.1701/1715
Tarot of Nicolas Conver, Marseille
This tradition, seven centuries old,
originates in the knowledge, science and art
of the men who built the cathedrals.
All tarots which are not rooted in this
tradition (effectively dead by 1730) can be
called "fantasy", and just reflect their
authors. Personal creations remain creations
which are only personal, however erudite or
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