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Term: Minchiate


1.  A type of early Italian Tarot that has 97 cards including the Virtues and the Astrological Signs.

2.  A Tarot deck from Lo Scarabeo that provides readers with a copy of the historical Minchiate Tarot.

Click here to view the Minchiate Tarot from Lo Scarabeo.

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Review of the Minchiate Tarot Deck
by Barbara Moore
Summary Minchiate decks are an important part of the history of cartomancy. Similar to a Tarot but with the addition of a few more cards, a Minchiate deck can give a very nuanced reading. In addition, whether used for study or divination it brings a sense of history and mystery. The art is ...