Nostradamus -New Meanings
Nostradamus (d.1566) published a series of
prophecies called centuries in 1555. These prophecies have amazed the world
regarding their accuracy on the future. His quatrains (4 line poems) predicted,
among other things, Napoleon, Hitler, WW II, nuclear submarines, aircraft, and
intercontinental ballistic warfare. This prophet has a number of predictions
that deal with our present world and time; someone will arise that will lead the
world to war, WW III, world catastrophes, earth changes and more.
The death of Pope John Paul I, (d. 1978) Century 3, Quatrain 65.
(This is the pope that preceded Pope John Paul II. He held the office only 35
days in 1978 and died mysteriously. See Malachy
Prophecy on the Popes.)
"When the tomb of the great Roman (St. Peter) is found, a new Pope will be
elected the following day (near the same time): he will not be approved by the
Senate (the Cardinals of the Curia), his blood poisoned in the sacred chalice."
Comment: In 1979 the identity and
location of St. Peter's bones were officially announced. The new Pope (John Paul
I) had scarcely been pope for a month, when suddenly, he died. He was
immediately cremated which is unusual because of the tradition of the
entombment of popes within the Vatican walls. An autopsy was not performed and a
cause of death not officially determined. This has created much
speculation about a conspiracy to eliminate him because he was perceived as
being too weak.
death of Pope John Paul I, (d.
1978) Century 4, Quatrain 11 (This is the pope that preceded
Pope John Paul II.)
"He who shall have the government of the great cloak (Pope) will be led to
execution in several cases. The twelve red ones (Cardinals) will come to spoil
the cover: beneath murder, murder is done."
The death of
Pope John Paul I, (d. 1978)
Century 10, Quatrain 12. (This is the pope that preceded Pope John Paul II.)
"Elected as Pope he will be mocked by the chosen (Cardinals of the Curia)
suddenly and unexpectedly removed, prompt and timid. Caused to die, through too
much goodness and kindness, he will fear for the guard killed on the night of
Comment: This Pope was too saintly and may not have had the necessary
backbone to deal with the political and social changes that the church was
facing. His timidity evoked fear among those in the curia as it does with all
power structures that fear a weak leader.
The Millennium, Century 10, Quatrain 72.
"The year 1999 and its seventh month, From the sky comes a great King of
Terror: Reviving the great King of the Mongols, Before and after Mars (war) to
Comment: It came and went and nothing happened. This is why prophets
shouldn't set dates. However, Nostradamus is a highly accurate prophet, so let's
give a little here. If this was written 450 years ago, let's give him a small
margin of error, let's say 2%. This would amount to 9 years. So let's say
maybe Genghis Kahn might arrive by the year 2009. OK?
Century 3, Quatrain 12.
"Because of the overflow of the Ebro, Po, Tagus, Tiber and Rhone; by the
lakes of Geneva and Arezzo the two great, chief cities of the Garrone taken,
dead, drowned. The human booty is shared out."
Comment: The prophet predicts the great flood or inundation. This
fits in with the earth changes & catastrophic flood predictions found on the
prophecy page, and in some of the Marian prophecies as well.
Nuclear submarine warfare near the millennium, Century 3, Quatrain 13.
"Through lightning in the ship gold and silver are melted, the two captives
will devour each other. The greatest one of the city is stretched when the fleet
Comment: Plutonium is used to fuel nuclear submarines and the
nuclear tipped missiles that they carry. Nostradamus had no knowledge of
plutonium nor of the fact that it has the color of silver. Neither did he know
that Plutonium changes to a gold color when exposed to air. During a nuclear
explosion, plutonium actually goes through a melting phase for a sub fraction of
a second. Lightning is the closest symbol he could use to describe the change of
electrical energy state that occurs in a nuclear reaction. The two
captives may indicate that the two combatants may have been forced into an
unwanted nuclear war and there is mutual destruction. Incidentally, nuclear subs
have been with us since the 1960's. Which puts this quatrain in our time.
Ballistic and anti-ballistic missile war.
Century 4, Quatrain 43.
"Weapons will be heard fighting in the skies. In the same year the priests
are enemies. They will want, unjustly, to query the holy laws. Through lightning
and war many believers are put to death."
Comment: This is for our present era since we have both missiles and
their counterparts, anti-ballistic missiles. They demonstrated their
'fighting in the sky' ability during the Gulf war. The difference in this case,
is that "lightning" (which is a symbol for nuclear reaction or
explosion), is involved. The priests (religions) who claim to speak for God want
to prove that their god is the stronger. They will cause a religious war that
will destroy many people who believe they are fighting to protect their own god.
(Would the real God please stand up? Enough is enough.)
War & slaughter
close to the millennium, Century 10, Quatrain 74.
"The year of the great Seventh number accomplished: it will appear at the
time of the games of slaughter. Not far from the age of the great Millennium
when the dead will come out of their graves."
Comment: Somewhere near the millennium, at a date indicated by the
seventh number, at a time when there will be a war in progress, the dead will
rise from their graves. Does this refer to a literal judgment day as some
religions believe? Or does it mean that those that are in the spirit world will
finally have had it with the ego-centric human race, and intervene in world
affairs? Watch for this one!
Prophecies about the popes.
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