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Nostradamus Book 16: Byzantium

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The verses herein directly relate to Byzantium. Characters who are also connected to Byzantium are treated separately: see also France, Arabs, Barbarians, Italy. Additional verses will be added from time to time, and commentary as fitting based on the feedback received to Nostradamus on Byzantium.

Yellow Text indicates a link to a supporting book, century or verse from Nostradamus

Nostradamus Century 8, Verse 39

He who will have been for the ByzantinePrince,
Will be taken away by the Prince of Toulouse:
The faith of Foix through the chief of Tolentino
Will fail him, not refuting the bride.

Nostradamus Century 9, Verse 73

In time the king of the blue Turban will enter,
And will reign less than one cycle of Saturn,
The white turbaned king Byzantium heart proclaimed,
Sun, Mars, Mercury, near the urn (or bear-Wolf, perhaps Aquarius, orig' has l'hurne-urn?)

Nostradamus Century 10, Verse 62

Near Lusatia (Sorbia) to assail Hungary (Ongrie),
The herald from Brudes will come to warn them:
Byzantium chief, Sallon of Slavonia,
He will come to convert them to Arabic Law.

Nostradamus Century 10, Verse 63

Cydonia, Dubrovnik, the city of St Hieron,
with medicine secured will flourish again:
Kings son killed through the death of 2 Heron (either, the bird, or 2 heroes?),
Hungary will convert to Islam and the Arab.

Nostradamus Century 4, Verse 38

While he will occupy the Duke, king and Queen,
The Byzantium chief captured in Samothrace:
Before the assault one will eat the other:
Rebours ferre will follow the trail of blood.

Nostradamus Century 5, Verse 86

Divided by 2 heads and 3 arms.
The great will be vexed by waters:
Some of great ones among them led astray in exile,
Byzantium had pressed by the head of Persia.

Nostradamus Century 8, Verse 83

The even greater sail (fleet) out of Zara,
Near to Byzantium he will carry out his enterprise:
Loss to enemy and friend will not be,
The 3rd upon both will inflict great pillage and capture.

Century 8 Verse 81 From Sicily, will come a disturbance, To vex the enterprise of Philip and his tributary.?

Nostradamus Century 9, Verse 30

At the port of Pula and St Nicolas,
The Normans to perish in the gulf of Quarnero (Kuarner)
Cap. Of Byzantium overcome cries woe,
Help from gaddes (Cadiz) and from the great pricking Philip.

Nostradamus Century 5, Verse 47

The great Arab marching very forward,
Will be betrayed by those of Byzantium:
Ancient Rhodes will come to meet him,
And greater harm by the austere Hungarians.

Nostradamus Century 8, Verse 51

The Byzantine [prince.] making sacrifice,
After having retaken Cordoba for himself:
His path long rest pamplation?
The prey passing by sea the Colongna captured.

Nostradamus Century 1, Verse 40

The false trumpet will conceal the madness,
Which will cause Byzantium to change its laws:
From Egypt who will want them reversed,
The edicts that devalued money and metals.

Nostradamus Century 5, Verse 48

From Pont Euxine (black sea) and the great Tartary,
A king will come to view France,
he will pierce through Alania and Armenia,
And within Byzantium he will leave his bloody rod.

Nostradamus Century 5, Verse 70

The regions subject to the Balance,
They will trouble the mountains with war,
captives of both sexes captivated by all of Byzantium,
So, that at dawn, the news will spread from land to land.

Nostradamus Century 6, Verse 21

When those of the Artic Pole are united together,
In the East great terror and fear:
Newly elected, to sustain the great trembling,
Rhodes, Byzantium stained with Barbarian blood.

Nostradamus Century 7, Verse 36

God, the heaven all the divine word on the waves,
Carried by reds, 7 Shaven Heads to Byzantium:
Against the 300 anointed of Trebizond,
2 laws will be placed, of horror, then credence.

Nostradamus Century 5, Verse 80

Logmion (Ogmios) will approach Byzantium,
the Barbarian league will be driven out,
of the 2 laws the heathen (estinque) one to fail,
Barbare and free, (franche, or perhaps Frank?) in perpetual strife.

Nostradamus Century 2, Verse 49

The councillors of the first monopoly,
The conquerors seduced to Malta:
Rhodes and Byzantium exposing their pole for them,
On land will fail, the pursuers fleeing.

Nostradamus Century 5, Verse 54

From the Black Sea and the great Tatary,
There will be a king who will come to see France,
He will strike through Alanya and Armenia,
And within Byzantium he will leave his bloody rod.

Alanya is a city in the district of Antalya province, on the southern coast of Turkey. Due to its strategic position on a small peninsula into the Med Sea below the Taurus Mountains, it has been a local stronghold for many Mediterranean Empires.

Nostradamus Century 5, Verse 25

The Arab Prince of Mars (war) Sun, and Venus, the Lion,
Through the seas will destroy the power and reign of the Church:
Towards Persia nearly a million men,
The true Serpent will invade Byzantium and Egypt.