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DeviantART: Playing Cards by Roksana

19 Jul

These playing cards were designed by the Polish artist, Roksana (NemezisAmaranth) and are dedicated to Greek Gods. This is an interesting combination of aged backgrounds and figures of court cards painted in a specific art style. The position of indices is disputable. Indices are English but names of Gods are in Polish.

© Roksana (NemezisAmaranth)

The Ace of Spades

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The Jack of Clubs – Hermes

Hermes is the God of transitions and boundaries. He is son of Zeus and the Pleiad Maia.

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The Queen of Hearts – Afrodyta (Aphrodite)

Aphrodite is the Greek goddess of love, beauty, pleasure, and procreation. According to Homer’s Iliad, she is the daughter of Zeus and Dione.

The picture of the Queen of Hearts isn’t suitable for persons under 18 years old. If you are 18 years old or older you can see it here [password: 18]

The Queen of Clubs – Nemesis

Nemesis is the Goddess of revenge. She has been described as the daughter of Oceanus or Zeus, but according to Hesiod she was a child of Erebus and Nyx. She has also been described as the daughter of Nyx alone.

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Joker – Dionizos (Dionysus)

Dionysus is the God of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual madness and ecstasy. He is presented as a son of Zeus and the mortal Semele in Greek mythology.

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Number Cards

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