Nostradamus C1 Q24:
Legacy of Iraq reflects increasing divide between institutions and people.
Copyright: Allan Webber, December 2015
This verse follows on from the war over a new species
that is the theme of C1 Q23. In the current verse Nostradamus gives
recognition to the changes that will affect the power relation between the
people and their institutions.
Anagrams that help in giving meaning to this verse include:
1. Peneus entice few if preconfusion endermatic
2. Seleucia overstiffen veinlets of ferriols eyedrop
3. A pact if Parcae pardons vice-personna victories
4. Memento argues atom outrages mauls lax war-efforts
Matoue gras maulx aura ſouffert
: Greek River God of Thessaly (in Greece).
: an ancient region on the Tigris River in Southern Iraq.
action occurring by absorbtion
through the skin.
: pumping a liquid into an organ or tisue (especially by way of
Original Verse in English and French (Benoit Ed.)
At the New City he is thoughtful to condemn;
the bird of prey
offers himself to the Gods.
After victory he pardons his captives.
At Cremona and Mantua great hardships will be suffered
A cite neufue penſif pour condemner
L'oisel de proye au ciel ſe
Apres victoire a captifs pardonner
Matoue gras maulx aura ſouffert
IRAQ: War remnants, pollution behind rise in cancer deaths?
Remnants from Iraq's three recent wars - the Iran-Iraq war in the
1980s, the Gulf War in 1991 and the US-led invasion in 2003 - coupled
with the absence of adequate government controls on emissions and
industrial effluent, have turned Iraq into one of the world's most
contaminated countries, say officials.
"There are a number of
environmental challenges in Iraq," Environment Minister Narmin Othman
told IRIN." One of them is water, air and soil contamination caused
mainly by emissions from cars and generators in crowded areas,
unplanned use of chemical fertilizers, war remnants and bombing with
She said her ministry had identified
military vehicles and tanks contaminated with radioactive materials
dating back to the wars of 1991 and 2003, but no action had been taken
to get rid of them.
There was a lack of government supervision
of the waste being discharged into the country's two main rivers - the
Tigris and Euphrates. This included waste from heavy industry, tanning
and paint factories, as well as raw sewage and hospital waste, she
"The contamination levels are rising significantly in
Iraq," she concluded.
Adjacent Anagrams plus Anagrams of highest
merit. (~ means full line used)
Selection Order based on letter
rarity, word and sequence length plus line completion
L1: <~entice feuu if penS renAmed croupon (untanned cattle hide)~><if
peneuS (Gk: river god) pronou-nced><cite renAmed preconfusion><certAin
demon><endermAtic (absorb through skin) croupon>perfusion (pump into
L2:<Seleucia (Iraq: Tigris river port) redeploys
oil><often oiL-fires redeploy VeSicle (air filled sac)><ice evilS
effront (to give assurance to)><ice off veinletS><Slice vein><i
overStiffen oiLers deployer>eyedrop despoiLer / Leprosied deplore
L3: <pact pardons if victories neAr><neAr overcapacities pardons
fit><cap fits rAper voracities><~a vipers erotic pact if pardons
neAr~><i fit parcae (Roman fates) pardons to riverscApe><a pact ire if
pardons to raper vices> evictors / vortices
L4: <a aneMometer
(wind gauge) outrages maulx uuar-efforts><Memento
outrages><rome-Cement lax uuar-efforts><one rogue teaM ><argues atom
centrometer offuse (Lat: pours)> <lauux memento reaCtor-Suffer><arms
lauux Meet outage a reaCtor-Suffer>
Table listing anagram occurrences (1-23) in
1: overcapacities, overstiffen, uuar-efforts, reactor-suffer,
riverscape, anemometer, vesicle, offuse,
centrometer, perfusion, despoiler / leprosied, deplore, outage
endermatic, recondemn, condemn, croupon,
4: voice-parts, victories,
evictors / vortices, Seleucia, effront, memento, apace,
redeploys, deployer / redeploy, outrages, deplores, eyedrop, menacer,
6: outrage, evicts, uxual / lauux, Peneus, vices,
8: veinlets, mauls,
10: pardons, Parcae,
18: alum / maul,
19: renamed, rename,
22: erotic, atom,
overcapacities, overstiffen, war-efforts, riverscape,
atom, reactor-suffer, outage, deplore,
centrometer, vortices, recondemn, leprosied, endermatic, croupon,
perfusion, eyedrop, veinlets, effront, Seleucia, victories, memento,
redeploys, usual, lax, laws, apace, Peneus, vices, pardons, outrages,
Parcae, often, evicts, vipers.