6th July 09:45
St. Hildegard's "Great Comet" prophecy (prophecy)
I have seen this prophecy quoted many times out of context and in
isolation. In what work of hers can I find this prophecy within its
full text? Somewhere in "Scivias"?
"Before the Comet comes, many nations, the good excepted, will be
scoured with want and famine. The great nation in the ocean that is
inhabited by people of different tribes and descent by an earthquake,
storm and tidal waves will be devastated.It will be divided, and in
great part submerged. That nation will also have many misfortunes at
sea, and lose its colonies in the east through a Tiger and a Lion.
The Comet by its tremendous pressure, will force much out of the
ocean and flood many countries, causing much want and many plagues.
[After the] great Comet, the great nation will be devastated by
earthquakes, storms, and great waves of water, causing much want and
plagues. The ocean will also flood many other countries, so that all
coastal cities will live in fear, with many destroyed. All sea coast
cities will be fearful and many of them will be destroyed by tidal
waves, and most living creatures will be killed and even those who
escape will die from a horrible disease.
For in none of these cities does a person live according to the laws