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Bēhance: Legends and Playing Cards by Anna Bucciarelli

Playing cards are designed by the Canadian artist Anna Bucciarelli. She dedicated them to her favorite Greek myths. © 2013 Anna Bucciarelli

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The Two of Diamonds – Nemesis (Fortune and Retribution)

In Greek mythology, Nemesis is the spirit of divine retribution against those who succumb to arrogance. The word originally meant “the distributor of fortune”, neither good nor bad. According to some legends, Nemesis produced the egg from which hatched two sets of twins, including Helen of Troy.” ~ Anna

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