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Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Global Warming

This quatrain was interpreted in 2003. The interpretation was updated January 2008.

Century I, Quatrain 69
The great mountain, seven stadia round, after peace, war, famine, flooding. It will spread far, drowning great countries, even antiquities and their foundations.

Interpretation with Explanatory Remarks
“The great mountain, …” refers to icebergs resulting from the break-up of ice in the North and South Poles. Note that Nostradamus first mentions the “great mountain”, and in the beginning of the next sentence he qualifies this with the words “it will spread far, drowning …”. Obviously, he is referring to melting icebergs that will raise the sea level and submerge low elevation countries/areas.

Nostradamus’ expression “seven stadia long” may refer, either, to the “visible” tip of icebergs, which is relatively small in relation to the rest of the iceberg below the sea surface, or, it could refer to the diameter of the entire floating icebergs. “Seven stadia round” is a reference to the size[1] of the icebergs. He may want to point out that these icebergs are larger than normal icebergs of previous periods.

Probably, the most important piece of information Nostradamus gives us in this quatrain is the sequence of the current and future evolving events. The sequence of the events gives us a relational timing reference, and at the same time it alerts us of future expected events (see expression “after peace, war, famine, flooding”).

“After peace” refers to the period preceding the North Korean nuclear attack[2]. The “war” refers to the North Korean attack. The next two sequential events are “famine” and “drowning”. Famine[3] will be the result of the nuclear devastation, the loss of personal property, unemployment, and radioactive contamination which will adversely impact agricultural productivity. The flooding he refers to will be the result of global warming.

Note the word “drowning”. The word “drowning” is used metaphorically. When a person drowns, he/she dies. He may want to point out that the rise of the sea level will be high and it will permanently flood several countries and (many) historical antiquities. He is telling us that these countries/areas will disappear from the face of the earth.

[1] Webster’s dictionary says that a stadium is equal to 606.95 English feet. Seven stadia round is about 4249 feet (its diameter).
[2] Even though during this period we had the Iraqi and Afghanistan wars (2003-2008), world conditions were relatively peaceful.
[3] It should be noted that in his quatrains Nostradamus refers to two different “famines”. The first famine is the result of the North Korean nuclear devastation and/or deteriorating world-wide economic conditions and the high unemployment it has created. The second (and subsequent) type of famine is the one brought about from global warming.