Did you know that the 4 kings in the deck of cards actually represent the four rulers in history?
Although there are various debates about the authenticity of this subject, there is a widespread belief that priests symbolize certain characters in history.
Here are the four pastors and historical personalities:
The King of the Fly symbolizes Alexander the Great.
At the time of Alexander the Great, who made successful expeditions to Persia and India, the empire had reached very wide borders. This famous Macedonian King wanted to create a world empire that was a mixture of Eastern and Western cultures.
The King of Diamonds represents Julius Caesar.
One of the most influential personalities in world history, Julius Caesar was a Roman soldier and political leader. Caesar, who struggled to take power alone and played an important role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire with his actions, had the title of "dictator for life".
He is also famous for his love affair with Egyptian Queen Cleopatra.
King of Hearts
The King of Hearts represents Charlemagne.
Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, is the King of the Franks and Italy. Its importance in the West stems from its acceptance as the founder of the Holy Roman-Germanic Empire. Charlemagne, who followed an expansionist policy, took many states and kingdoms under his rule, tried to spread Christianity, and finally, he wore the imperial crown at the hands of the Pope.
King of Spades
The King of Spades represents David.
He is the second king of the Kingdom of Israel founded by the Israelites in history, and he brought together the tribes and established a central kingdom and made Jerusalem the capital.
In Judaism, it is believed that the "Messiah" will come from his descendants.