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Le grand livre de l'Etteilla: Tarots egyptiens

by E San Emeterio

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This book is based on the works of Jean-Baptiste Alliette (1738–1791) and his pupils featuring an interpretation of the old tarots as a symbolic derivative of the legendary "book of Thoth" of the occult tradition.
Alliette produced a "reconstitution" of the original book featuring a new original deck with a different sequence changing several of the original tarot cards and introducing new ones.
This deck was based on the pre-Champollion fashionable but unbased "egyptian lore" of the time and was named as so. It spawned several versions which were widely popular in the XVIII and XIX centuries. It has a significant historical value, marking the acceptance of tarot cards by the occult community.
  macoram | Jul 21, 2013 |
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