Renaissance TarotAn armored man is drawn by the light horse and dark horse of Plato's Symposium. The symbolize noble and ignoble impulses. The god of war, Ares (Mars), and Ares' hawk accompany the man. Ares was Aphrodite's lover and the two formed allegorical compliments to each other, Their adulterous liaison symbolized the feminine force of peace subduing the brutal war or alternately, the enervating voluptuousness of woman seducing man into inactivity.
The Renaissance Tarot is a modern deck, with symbolism drawn from the heroic age and rendered in renaissance style. This deck is an excellent choice for exploring questions of passion, mastery, and the inner workings of human reason. If you would like your own copy of the Renaissance Tarot, you can buy it now!