- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: December 5, 1997
From the ancient Mayans to the Oracle of Delphi, this sweeping look at the ancient art of prophecy features an in-depth investigation of the haunting predictions of Nostradamus.
Since the very beginning of time people have attempted to see into the future. From Central African tribes to Native Americans, prophecy has held an esteemed place in cultures around the world.
This searching program journeys back thousands of years for a riveting look at prophecy through the ages. In a thrilling re-creation, the olive groves, brilliant marble and swirling mists of ancient Delphi come alive, as we visit the most famous oracle of Ancient Greece. Travel the world to see how different cultures attempted to decipher the secrets of their destinies, and trace the incredible predictions that seem to have come true. And, in a special feature, John Hogue, author of Nostradamus: The New Revelations, takes a long look at the most famous and accurate prophet of all time.
From the annual predictions of the Nile's flood by Egyptian seers to a harrowing account of the Titanic disaster published as a novel 16 years before the tragedy this is an incredible journey into the compelling mystery of prophecy.