Card Divination Poll

Do you believe cards were used for divination before the 18th century?

  • Yes

    Votes: 66 68.0%
  • No

    Votes: 8 8.2%
  • Don't know enough about the subject to say.

    Votes: 17 17.5%
  • Have looked into this and still don't know.

    Votes: 6 6.2%

  • Total voters


Before the 18th century. My guess is based on the close relationship between divination tools and gambling (like dice). Even the Game of Hope seems to be based on tea or coffee divination, which is probably based on much older folk divination symbols.