The Chariot

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symbolism

  • VS → two white horses, woman riding chariot, crowned (bianca, as virtue)
  • later changes to male charioteer → triumph of virtue changes to conquest
  • in various (TM) decks, other animal are used (some with human faces, some sphinxes, etc.), apollo, alexander the great, other 'triumphant' riders

plant connections

  • Laurus nobilis (c.f Baccalaureate), evergreen, laurel crown for poets, kings and triumphant romans, wards-off lightning
  • Lactuca canadensis - “horse weed” (?) invasive species

colours

  • golden yellow
  • red
  • metal grey

other

note: work in progress for PARN. not general reference

major arcana