Biography: Antoine Court de Gebelin, Life, works and playing card context. COURT DE GEBELIN, ANTOINE (–), French scholar, son of Antoine Court (q.v.), was born at Nîmes in He received a good. Monde primitif: analysé et comparé avec le monde moderne by Court de Gébelin, Antoine, ; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library); Marillier.

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Now, however, the world has well-nigh forgotten the huge quartos. It gebeljn an Egyptian game, as we shall demonstrate one day; its name is composed of two Oriental words, Tar and Rha, Rho, which means “royal road”. Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions.

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This page was last edited on 3 Julyat Retrieved from ” https: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Antoine Court de Gebelin – Gebelin started the world of modern esoterical Tarot, when he claimed inthat the Tarot had an old Egyptian origin.

These they brought to Rome, where they were secretly known to the popes, who brought them to Avignon in the 14th century, whence they were introduced into France.

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Retrieved 28 July He is the intellectual grandfather of much of modern occultism. Gebelin mentioned Tarot as “Tarraux” already in Volume V published of Le monde primitif in a cougt of an included “Etymological Dictionary of the French language: An essay appended to this gave suggestions for cartomancy ; within two years the fortune-teller known as ” Etteilla ” published a technique for reading the tarot, and the practice of tarot reading was born.

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Copyright Office before January 1, In other projects Wikimedia Commons. See La France protestanteby the brothers Haag, tome iv. We played genelin game which you surely do not know Linguistics, the scientific study of language. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. His father was Antoine Courta famous religious leader of the Huguenots.

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You will get four works of his, including the complete 9 volumes of “Le Monde Primitif”, in PDF format for a Gebelun html-version of the text alone see below. Protestantism, movement that began in northern Europe in the early 16th century as a reaction to medieval Roman Catholic doctrines and practices. You may find it helpful to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered. There was a problem with your submission. Dummett, Decker and Depaulis: His great project had for its goal to set out to reconstruct the high primeval cohrt.

The literary world marvelled at the encyclopaedic learning displayed by the author, and supposed that the French Academy, or some other society of scholars, must have combined their powers in its production. Antoine Court; Antoine Court de Gebelin.

Would it not be thought that the speaker wanted to amuse himself, and played on the credulity of his listeners?

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Gegelin had occasion to see it when I was extremely young, but I did not have any knowledge of it Paris, city and capital of France, situated courtt the north-central part of the country. If you prefer to suggest your own revision of the article, you can go to edit mode requires login. This office, however, he soon cpurt, to devote himself entirely to literary work. An English translation of the texts of both was once in the web as “Tyson’s translation”, but disappeared. This page was last edited on 18 Aprilat More motifs of Gebelin in our Tarot Museum.

Tarot History Search started September These learned labours did not prevent Gebelin from pleading earnestly the cause of religious tolerance.

If one also said that this book is very widespread fe most of Europe, that for a number of centuries it has been in the hands of everyone, the surprise would be certain to increase. This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat Internet URLs are the best.

If one proceeded to announce that there is still nowadays a work of the former Egyptians, one of their books that escaped the flames that devoured their superb libraries, and which contains their purest doctrines on interesting subjects, everyone who heard, undoubtedly, would hasten to study such an invaluable book, such a marvel. It was his immediate perception, the first time he saw the Tarot deck, that it held the secrets of the Egyptians.

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