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Eight of Swords Art and Meaning

Tarot Genoves Tarot Deck

About the Deck

A reproduction of an authentic Genovean Tarot exhibited at the Fournier Playing Card Museum.

Provenance

Genova, Italy. 1887

Meaning of Eight of Swords from the Tarot Genoves Tarot Deck

Upright

Sickness, Calumny, Criticism, Blame;

Reversed

Treachery in the Past, Event, Accident, Remarkable Incident.

According to Many Schools of Thought

Papus's Divinatory Meanings

Enemy only partially successful.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Upright

For a woman, scandal spread in her respect.

Reversed

Departure of a relative.

Mme. Le Normand's Divinatory Meanings

Social position. Constant love. Unimportant position. Bad companions.

S. L. MacGregor Mathers's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Sickness, Calumny, Criticism, Blame

Reversed

Treachery in the Past, Event, Accident, Remarkable Incident.

P.R.S. Foli's Divinatory Meanings

Upright

Coming illness

Reversed

an engagement cancelled or a rejected proposal, dissipation.

Mme. Le Marchand's Divinatory Meanings

the goal which you strive to reach is very near; an event may happen at any moment which will lead you to it at once.