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Tarot (Jeu de Tarot)

Period(s)

Modern

Region(s)

Southern Europe, Western Europe

Description

Tarot is a French card game played with a pack of tarot cards. Its origins lie in the 16th century, and it grew in popularity during the 17th century, and continues to be popular in France to this day.

Origin

France

Reference

Parlett 1991:244–247.

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Sources

Rabelais, F. 1534. Gargantua.

Identifiers

DLP.Game.470

BGG.4505

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