The Belline Oracle

The name ‘Belline’ is probably familiar to some; Especially to those who are interested in the history of the Tarot and like to work with the somewhat unknown decks like the ‘Grand Tarot de Belline’. This deck consists of 78 cards and the system looks like a mixture of the work of Jean Baptiste Aliette and the traditional Marseille deck.

The ‘Belline Oracle’ and the ‘Grand Tarot de Belline’ are named after the man who is actual name is Marcel Forget (1924 – 1977). Marcel Forget was a well-known Tarotist in Paris in the 20th century, but the decks he published were not of his hand. The original author is Mage Edmond (real name: Jules Charles Ernest Billaudot). And he was also an interesting character….

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