Vlad Dracula and the Tarot?
Believe it or not, there's a connection between the Impaler Prince and the first Tarot deck. The story begins with the Duke of Milan, Filippo Maria Visconti, who commissioned a deck of extravagant playing cards from an unknown artist sometime between 1418 and 1425. These cards were for the game Trionfi, as Tarot was called then, and only consisted of 60 cards. Many additional copies of this deck were later made for the Duke and his successors, and they are collectively refe