It appears that Court de Gébelin had the essay by the Comte de Mellet in his possession Court de Gébelin’s essay is noteworthy for establishing the Tarot as a. Drawn by Court de Gebelin in attempt to show that the Tarot was Egyptian in origin, these cards represent the height of circular logic. They are far more. by Gerardo Lonardoni No Tarot scholar has ever been so often quoted and so little read as the Frenchman Antoine Court de Gébelin. He is unanimously.

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Everyone has their own taste and one must never argue [matters of] taste. The goal of the game is to take the cards which are worth the most points from the adversary and to focus on producing sequences:.

The Trumps do not all have the same value. They robbed the Prince and threw themselves from the Tower: This Egyptian scene inspires the fable of Diogenes, who lantern in hand, seeks a man [of virtue] at high noon. Please leave a reply. Each suit is two times seven cards. The Cup the Clergy or the Priesthood.

The Egyptian countryside, which was absolutely bare, would cover itself with the new harvest. Otherwise, these seventy-seven figures could have been arranged in a manner as to leave almost no void in the sixth column by making each column of thirteen compartments and the sixth having twelve.

See this blog article on the marginalia of U. According to Plutarch, the phallus of Pamylies was triple to designate the three elements of Earth, Air and Fire [Amon, Shu, Tefnut] who had left the primeval waters and went on to create everything. Gebelin mentioned Tarot as “Tarraux” already in Volume V published of Le monde primitif in a note of an included “Etymological Dictionary of the French language: Lucky is the one who can direct her, he will be always King of the Universe, Master of his peers.

Was it as a result of this memory that the thirteen Hebrew tribes were ever only counted as twelve? Of the 78 Cards, three are therefore left at the end: He must have known from his studies of the calendar, ancient Egyptians only had three seasons: Ironically, the Tower card, named God-House in French, was avarice. June 20, at 1: It is the most beautiful truth in History; we find in Heredotus the rest of this ingenious story; how one of the two brothers was caught in the nets [traps]; [when trapped] how he convinced his brother to cut off his head [to avoid identification]; how their mother wanted her son to retrieve his brother’s body [which had been impaled]; how he went with wineskins strapped to an ass to inebriate the Palace and cadaver Guards; how after they.


A young man and a young woman pledge they mutual faith: There are also 7 cards worth 5 points in the game.

They are devoid of much of yebelin very symbolism he describes and is readily apparent in the Jean Noblet Tarot for example. He argues there were two written references to the device prior toone in and another in where it was described as a well known device, and it tagot have been an ancient invention, that the Chinese had it but did not know how to use it and must have obtained from a people who navigated the high seas.

The Queen’s [crown] ends in a point.

Courtt today, our scientific literacy is quite low despite an overabundance of internet gadgets. At the bottom of the Painting is a woman leaning on one knee holding two upside-down vases, of which outflows two [large] Rivers. Egyptian Hermits were not lacking in that respect to those of India or the Bonzes [Buddhist monks]: The conclusions of the three contemporary Authors are cogent: This painting represents an Angel playing the trumpet; we see immediately as if coming out of the ground in the nude an old person, a woman and a child.

His theory was a rather complex piece of work which I personally found fascinating and perhaps curt that there may have been an influence of this kind of numerology. In he gave a series of lectures in the temple of the main Lodge of the Scottish Rite about the allegorical meanings of gebeelin Masonic degrees.

This book is composed of 77 sheets or compositions, practically 78, divided in 5 classes which each representing objects as disparate as they are amusing re instructive: Their books attest to many mentions of it in this regard, which are very clear.


Antoine Court de Gébelin | Tarot | Monde primitif

The Kouros pose with the left foot forward and the fists at the sides is typically Egyptian but the body is nude and more typical of Greek sculpture. VIII, Paris,p. We start with number I and follow up to XXI because [our] actual practice starts with the lowest number and rise from there; it appears however Egyptians started counting from the highest [number] and descended from there to the lowest.

An ancient great calamity must have happened on such a day and that its memory influenced all ancient Nations 5. In the center, is the Goddess of time, with her floating veil and which serves of belt or peplum as the Ancients called it. Tau-rho cross Theodosius I period coin with Arcadius Theodosius’ eldest son. This precious Artifact was raised by a certain T. The Rise of Modern Western Magicp. An essay by the Comte de Mellet included in Court de Gebelin’s Monde primitif is responsible for the mystical connection of the Tarot’s 21 trumps and the fool with the 22 letters of the Hebrew alphabet.

His formation was perfectly suited for him to know a thing or two about ancient civilizations which in his day was far from common knowledge and rarely taught. He entered the circles of the freemasons and met there people of some prominence, Voltaire and Benjamin Franklin are mentioned.

It is the Sage who seeks Justice and Virtue. But, above all, he makes comparisons between the Doctrine underlying the cards and the East, remarking the features common both to the Tarot and a Chinese monument, and even wondering if further comparisons may be make with India and Tibet. We have relied on blinded echoes and it is time to ckurt for ourselves.

Two scarves garnished with crosses cross over her chest forming an X. We played a game that you surely xourt not know