Nine of Swords Tarot Card Meaning and Art Visconti A Tarot Deck Fragment
About the Deck
Visconti A Tarot Deck Fragment
(aka Cary-Yale Tarot Deck or Visconti di Madrone Tarot Deck) One of the earliest Tarot Decks, the Cary Yale Visconti Deck is entirely gilded, with fine paintings upon it. Like the other Visconti decks, it features numerous heraldic devices. Unlike the other Visconti decks, it features a maid and a lady among the court cards.
Traditionally said to have been commissioned by Fillipo Maria Visconti for the 1441 marriage of Bianca Maria Visconti to Francesco Sforza I.
Italy, c. 1441.
swords-9, nine-of-swords, nine, swords
According to Many Schools of Thought
Papus's Divinatory Meanings
Duration of hatred.
A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings
An ecclesiastic, a priest; generally, a card of bad omen.
Good ground for suspicion against a doubtful person.
Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings
Successful voyages. Commercial enterprises. Faithfulness. Illusions. Flirtations.
S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings
An Ecclesiastic, a Priest, Conscience. Probity, Good Faith, Integrity
Wise distrust, Suspicion, Fear, Doubt, Shady character.
P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings
A bad omen, news of failure or death
loss of one near and dear by death.
Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings
temptation to infidelity; the temptation is withstood.