View Single Post
Lleminawc  Lleminawc is offline
Citizen
 
Join Date: 16 Oct 2006
Location: Sussex, UK
Posts: 346
Lleminawc 

Quote:
Originally Posted by mercury8
And then there's that cross on the back, which besides being stylistically Mexican, also is apparently a Catholic symbol. The England in which Frieda Harris lived would have been episcopalian, and I do not believe they use the cross the same way that Catholics do.
The cross itself is a very common symbol in English churches of all denominations. The particular cross on the back of the Thoth cards is usually said to be a Rosicrucian cross or Rosy Cross and so is definitely rooted in European traditions.
Top   #6