Tarot Cards have been around for a very, very, very long time. Exact origins and purposes are not known, but they're often speculated. When you're trying to trace something as old as the Tarot, information can get blurry real fast. In light of this, we will give the accepted history, as well as some of our own theories.

It is generally accepted that the first proof of Tarot Cards existing was in northern Italy in the 15th century, and there's some thought that they could've been around since the 14th century. The first known use for Tarot Cards was not magical, voodoo, psychic, or religious based. Rather, it was simply a card game, much like Bridge, Trump, or Hearts.

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