Nostradamus, the renowned French astrologer and seer from the 16th century, continues to captivate the world even after his death. His enigmatic writings, published in 1555 as Les Propheties, have been interpreted and debated for centuries.…..CONTINUE READING HERE
From predicting historical events like the Great Fire of London to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, to the rise of Adolf Hitler, Nostradamus has left an indelible mark on our collective imagination. Because he wrote in cryptic poems or quatrains, his words possess the quality of being perpetually open to reinterpretation to align with historical occurrences. Evaluating his ‘accuracy’ becomes a notoriously challenging task due to this characteristic.
Did his predictions for 2023 come true?
One of his predictions that seems to resonate with our current times is the grim foresight of rising costs of living, according to Sky History. Nostradamus wrote, “So high will the bushel of wheat rise / That man will be eating his fellow man.” While this prophecy remains metaphorical, it sheds light on the financial hardships many people face today, as headline news often covers mind-boggling inflation in many countries. The other predictions of Nostradamus for 2023 included a great war, worsening climate crisis and growing civil unrest.
Climate disaster in 2024?
Another intriguing prediction revolves around climate catastrophe. Nostradamus seemed to have foreseen the severe weather events we are experiencing today, such as violent storms, wildfires, and soaring temperatures. He wrote quatrains that mention the parched earth and great floods. He also warned of a “Very great famine through pestiferous wave,” which could refer to tsunamis devastating agriculture and leading to disease and starvation, according to Sky History. If his visions are accurate, we may expect even more calamitous climate events in the coming years.
More geopolitical conflicts in 2024?
Nostradamus’ prophecies also touch on potential geopolitical conflicts. With China’s rise as a global power, experts have speculated about a new Cold War between China and the United States. Nostradamus’ quatrains include lines that mention “combat and naval battle” and a “Red adversary”. Could the “Red adversary” represent communist China, and does the quatrain allude to a confrontation at sea. Given China’s significant naval capabilities, the possibility of a diplomatic incident or worse cannot be ruled out.
Royal Tumult in 2024?
Furthermore, Nostradamus’ writings hint at potential royal tumult. While some interpretations suggest the death of Queen Elizabeth II in 2022, it is more likely a testament to the clairvoyance of Nostradamus commentator Mario Reading. However, Nostradamus does mention a figure known as the “King of the Isles,” who faces controversy and is eventually driven out by force. This figure is replaced by someone “who will have no mark of a king.” Reading’s analysis suggests that this could refer to King Charles III being forced to abdicate, with Prince Harry taking the crown instead of Prince William. But this may seem unlikely given recent events.
A new Pope in 2024?
Nostradamus addresses the possibility of a new Pope in 2024, according to Sky History. With Pope Francis in his mid-80s and facing health issues, a transition in the Holy See might be on the horizon. However, he also warns that this new leader will “weaken his see” and hold the position for a long time. The exact meaning of “weaken” remains open to interpretation
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