Popess Tarot Card

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Bonifacio Bembo
published on 03 May 2022

A c. 1450 tarot card showing a female pope, perhaps inspired by the story of Pope Joan who was a legendary female pope of the Middle Ages said to have reigned from 855 to 858. Her existence is disputed. From the Visconti-Sforza tarot deck by Bonifacio Bembo.

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Bembo, B. (2022, May 03). Popess Tarot Card. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15770/popess-tarot-card/

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Bembo, Bonifacio. "Popess Tarot Card." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 03, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15770/popess-tarot-card/.

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Bembo, Bonifacio. "Popess Tarot Card." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 03 May 2022. Web. 03 Feb 2023.

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