Gerardo Lonardoni


Gerardo Lonardoni - socio Born in Bologna in 1959, he currently lives and practises as a civil lawyer near Ravenna.

His main fields of study are the history and meaning of the most widely used symbols in Eastern and Western traditions. His book The Way to the Sacred One. The Symbols of Tarot between East and West, published by Martina Editions in Bologna (2008) explores the relations between western iconography and eastern philosophies like Tibetan Vajrayana and medieval Shivaism. The book has a foreword by Prof. Franco Cardini and an introduction by Prof. Andrea Vitali.

He has also written three historical novels that reached the final round of Italian literary contests. Since 2001 he has been a member of the Cultural Association “Le Tarot”, and as such he has been on various scientific committees responsible for putting on prestigious international exhibitions of Tarot.

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