Nine of Swords Art and Meaning Mamluk Turkish Playing Card Deck Fragment Deck
About the Deck
Found by Leo Mayer in 1942, this deck provides a crucial link between the patterns of the East and those of the West. It has distilled the Persian/Indian suits down into suits very similar to those used still today in Mediterranean Europe. These are the same suits used in most Tarot decks today.
According to Many Schools of Thought
Duration of hatred.
An ecclesiastic, a priest; generally, a card of bad omen.
Good ground for suspicion against a doubtful person.
Successful voyages. Commercial enterprises. Faithfulness. Illusions. Flirtations.
An Ecclesiastic, a Priest, Conscience. Probity, Good Faith, Integrity
Wise distrust, Suspicion, Fear, Doubt, Shady character.
A bad omen, news of failure or death
loss of one near and dear by death.
temptation to infidelity; the temptation is withstood.