Wisdom from an Ancient Empire
• First complete tarot based on the rich world of late antiquity
• Stunning art reflects the beauty and complexity of the
• Bestselling tarot author and artist
Drawing upon the rich heritage of art, lore and the complex
courtly world of the Byzantine Empire, this glittering new
tarot reflects the extraordinary artistic style that flourished
under the rule of the Byzantine emperors. Featuring a
dazzling array of images depicting emperors and empresses,
court officials, saints and sinners, the deck faithfully echoes
the iconography of the Byzantine world, drawing the reader
in with its mysterious resonance.
The first deck of its kind to explore long-misunderstood
aspects of this rich world, THE BYZANTINE TAROT uncovers
new layers of wisdom and meaning to thrill tarot users
the world over, and guide us in our lives today.
John Matthews is a leading authority on Grail and Arthurian
legends and Celtic literature, myths and traditions. The author of
a number of successful divinatory systems based on early spiritual
beliefs, he has also acted as advisor on several motion pictures,
including Jerry Bruckheimer’s King Arthur.
Cilla Conway is a professional tarot counsellor, writer and artist
with a particular interest in archetypes and mythology. She
created The Intuitive Tarot, and has also painted an oracle deck,
The Devas of Creation, and holds an MA in Psychotherapy and
Healing and an honours degree in Fine Art.