Tarot of the Journey to the Orient

Written by  on November 26, 2015 

The Tarot of the Journey to the Orient – also known as the Marco Polo Tarot – is based upon the fables told by Marco Polo of his 24 year journey through Asia and the Orient, after his return to Venice. The minors are snapshots of live scenes, whereas the East-meets-West majors are more mythical.

Name: Tarot of the Journey to the Orient
Alternate Names: Marco Polo Tarot
Creators: Riccardo Minetti, Severino Baraldi
Publisher: Lo Scarabeo 2002
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes Without Suit Symbols
Suits: Chalices, Swords, Wands, Pentacles
Court Cards: Page, Knight, Queen, King
The Fool is 0
Strength is 11
Justice is 8

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