Tag Archives: Ancient Minchiate Etruria

The King of Swords and Two Ladies

The King of Swords, that virile fellow, has been dating two women and is indicating a preference for the younger Page of Coins from the Ancient Minchiate Etruria rather than the Japanese lady on the 7 of Hearts from the … Continue reading

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The Database in Etruria

Who doesn’t like Christian allegory? Who doesn’t like mythology and facsimile decks and virtues and elements? Not me. Today I am looking at the Ancient Minchiate Etruria published by Lo Scarabeo. It is a reproduction of 41 Major Arcana and … Continue reading

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Love the Body, Sayeth Ezekiel

Daily Draw – December 5th, 2012 Hah, the fifth of the month and I get the fifth card, which in the Minchiate is similar to The Lovers in regular tarot. LOVE – 5 – L’AMORE This is about important decisions … Continue reading

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Gemelli in the Mouth of the Whale

Daily Draw June 22nd, 2011 Today Job has come to call, specifically Job 31:16-23. In this part he is defending himself and claiming his charitable behaviour toward the poor; he wouldn’t hurt anyone because he fears God. I gather he … Continue reading

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A Coin for the King’s Proverbial Friend

Daily Draw January 27th, 2011 I’ve been stuck on my Minchiate draws because for almost a year, the fabric cover for my NIV Quest Study Bible lay unfinished. Now it’s done and I can get back to random draws and … Continue reading

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Moses Meets the Water Bearer

Daily Draw February 2nd, 2010 Back to the NIV Quest Study Bible and the Minchiate today. Today’s random passage is from Deuteronomy 9:17 “So I took the two tablets and threw them out of my hands, breaking them to pieces … Continue reading

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Absalom Makes Sense of Centaurs

Daily Draw January 10th, 2010 While browsing through the Minchiate deck I became interested in the Knights and the Sagittarius card because of the Centaurs on them. Sagittarius depicts the centaur Chiron. I was puzzled by the boar on this … Continue reading

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