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Jean-Baptiste Alliette (1738-1791), known as Etteilla

Jean-Baptiste Alliette

In 1788, Etteilla published the first tarot deck specifically for divination, distinct from the traditional Tarot de Marseille, evolving through three versions up to 1867, alongside monographs detailing his cartomantic techniques and interpretations based on the Egyptian Book of Thoth.

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Perspectives on the History of Tarot 1435

Perspectives on the History of Tarot

Tarot, originally a 15th century card game from Italy, has evolved into a form of personal mysticism and spiritual exploration, offering new visions of expanding awareness.