Nostradamus en What's the Deal With Nostradamus, Anyway? <P>As the Western world’s favorite doomsday prophet, Nostradamus and his <A href="">enigmatic four-line poems </A>have been used to explain catastrophes and lately, the looming apocalypse. We spoke with <STRONG>Stéphane Gerson, </STRONG>Associate Professor of French Studies at New York University, and author of <A href=""><EM>Nostradamus: How An Obscure Renaissance Astrologer Became The Modern Prophet Of Doom </EM></A>to find out why a 16<SUP>th</SUP> century astrologer and poet came to represent the face of the four horsemen. He will&nbsp;be giving a free talk&nbsp;at the <A href="">New York Public Library</A> on February 4.</P> <P> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 16:11:19 +0000 Virginia Prescott 18844 at What's the Deal With Nostradamus, Anyway?