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#49 Meet Nostradamus

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

His name has become little more than a byword for death and destruction. Yet behind his prophecies was a 16th-century doctor, astrologer, and minor media star. Stéphane Gerson comes on the podcast to talk about his recent Nostradamus biography and to tell the story of this renaissance astrologer and how he became a “prophet of doom.”

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