Origin Of Cards

About poker (Poker) is not able to determine the origin, but is thought to be derived from the 12, out of Southern Song dynasty in 13th century China leaves play. Leaves the play appeared as early as in the Tang dynasty, according to the four seasons are divided into four categories, four suits of playing cards have similar claims. Also suggested mahjong and Pai Gow is also associated with the early leaves play. Another is widely considered to be legend, the Tarot has evolved, because both cards are divided into four suits, face cards also coincided with the Palace of the Tarot cards. While others believed that poker was invented was Atlantis, nothing to do with what has been said above.

Some pundits believe that India has over China is the origin of playing cards. Europe was raised earlier cards (Tarot) between Ardhanari, the goddess in Hindu Mythology, there is a link. The image of the goddess with four hands, each hand held wands, cups, swords and rings (for money). In Europe some of the early cards, printed with patterns similar to this symbol. There is a saying that is that card is from the original may be a India ethnic gypsies into Europe. They crossed the Persian, Arabs from entering Egypt and from Egypt to Europe, some of them about more than 100 people, in 1427 to enter Paris. Note: Ardhanari refers to the wife of Shiva, Kali, India mythology more description: Kali (Kali) "blood creation, fires with water to create energy, to create flesh and the wind to create breathing."

As early as the 14th century or earlier, when many parts of Europe, famous for the Nuremberg, Augsburg and Ulm (Ulm), has produced a card. Italy taluote (TAROT) than Germany card appeared years earlier: in a document dated to 1299 Italy file, taluote already mentioned. Johanna in 1379, the Duchess of Brabant in the Netherlands has taught cards, in Spain in 1371, at least have the cards. May moor or Saracen cards from Spain take Italy, but tries to show word card Spain language naipes similarity with Arabic Nabi's intentions, without success.