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Three of Swords Art and Meaning

Sola Busca Tarot Deck

About the Deck

The oldest complete tarot deck we possess, and one of the only early decks to be fully illustrated.

It is by no means certain, but it has been alleged that the Sola Busca tarot deck was commissioned to honor Alfonso d'Este on the occasion of his wedding to Anna Sforza, granddaughter of Bianca Maria Visconti.

Provenance

Italy, c.1491.

Meaning of Three of Swords from the Sola Busca Tarot Deck Deck

Upright

Passionate conflict. Disruption in matters fo the heart.

Reversed

Romantic security. Unconditional love.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Hatred.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

For a woman, the flight of her lover.

Reversed

A meeting with one whom the Querent has compromised; also a nun.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

A Nun, Separation, Removal, Rupture, Quarrel

Reversed

Error, Confusion, Misrule, Disorder.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

victory over an adversary; you will take a sea voyage, and on ship-board become acquainted with some one who will have great influence upon your happiness; when you reveal your secret to a certain person, the wish will be obtained which you cherish in the most secret corner of your heart.