Nostradamus: A Life and Myth : the First Complete Biography of the World's Most Famous and Controversial Prophet

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Element, 2003 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 444 pages
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Over the last 500 years, Nostradamus and his obscure yet compelling prophecies, have cast a spell over generations of readers. This biography of Nostradamus will be published to coincide with the 500th anniversary of his birth in 1503. Michel de Nostradamus, the 16th-century French doctor, is one of the best -known historical figures of the last millennium, and certainly one of the most controversial. In this new millennium, the time is ripe for a reassessment of the man and his myth. The relevance of his prophecies continues to spark debate, particularly since the tragic events of September 11, 2001 and developments in world politics since then.

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I've always been fascinated by the predictions made by Nostradamus, and so I thought it was time to find out more. Born in 1503 and dying in 1566, it was interesting to learn he had been a doctor and ... Read full review

About the author (2003)

John Hogue is author of 500 articles and 26 published books spanning 19 languages. He is a world-renowned expert on the prophecies of Nostradamus and other prophetic traditions. He claims to focus on interpreting the world's ancient-to-modern prophets and prophecies with fresh eyes, seeking to connect readers with the shared and collective visions of terror, wonder and revelation about the future in a conversational narrative style. Hogue says the future is a temporal echo of actions initiated today. He strives to take readers "back to the present" empowering them to create a better destiny through accessing the untapped potentials of free will and meditation.

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