Anonymous asked in Games & RecreationCard Games · 1 decade ago

Who invented playing cards?

And where did the spade, heart, diamond, club come from?...why 52 cards?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    they come from tarot cards. the suits come from the original tarot suits of swords, staves, cups and pentacles. they are the minor arcana with the exclusion of the knight and the joker is a form of the Fool

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