§ 639. Roman revolution; Pius IX to Gaeta

19th century:
§639. Roman revolution; Pius IX’s translation to Gaeta (1848-1850): VIII-99.

By the power of the three temporal kings,
Shall be translated to other place the Holy See:
Where the substance of the corporeal spirit,
Shall be restored and received as the true See.

(Par la puissance des trois rois temporelz,
En autre lieu sera mis le saint siege:
Ou la substance de l’esprit corporel.
Sera remys & receu pour vray siege.)

Keys to the reading:
The three temporal kings: Three men (triumvirs) of the provisory government of the Roman republic, Giuseppe Mazzini, Aurerio Saffi and Carlo Cattaneo (See below);

The corporeal spirit: The Roman Church;

The substance of the corporal spirit: The Holy See.

By the power of the three temporal kings, Shall be translated to other place the Holy See: « The feeling that the head of the church had been faithless to the national cause alienated the hearts of the Roman people more and more. Thereupon the unrestrained populace surrounded the Quirinal and forced the pope, through threats, to name a radical ministry, in which the advocate Galletti and the old democrat Sterbini had the greatest influence, next to Mamiani who had been recalled. From that time law and order disappeared from the holy city. Many cardinals withdrew; Pius IX was guarded like a prisoner. Enraged at these acts and threatened as to his safety, the pope finally fled to Gaeta, in disguise, aided by the Bavarian ambassador Count Spaur. » (HH, IX, p.596)

Where the substance of the corporeal spirit, Shall be restored and received as the true See: « Here he formed a new ministry and entered a protest against all proceedings in Rome. This move procured at first the most complete victory for the republican party in the Tiberian city. A new constitutional assembly was summoned, which in its first sitting deprived the papacy of its worldly authority, established the Roman republic, and resolved to work for the union of Italy under a democratic-republican form of rule. A provisory government under the direction of three men undertook the administration of the free state, while the constitutional assembly laid hands on the church lands in order to form small farms out of them for the poor...A French army under General Oudinot landed in Civita Vecchia and surrounded Rome, which was in a state of intense excitement. It was in vain that the French declared they came as friends; the democrats rejected the proffered hand of peace and propitiation, and prepared an obstinate opposition to the attacking enemy. The first assault of the French failed, May 2nd, 1849. Oudinot, with severe losses, had to retreat to the sea and await reinforcements. In order to separate their opponents the triumvirs then entered into negotiations with the French general and decided on an eight days’ truce. Oudinot now began a new attack; after weeks of sanguinary fighting (July 3rd), the barricades were at once cleared, the provisory government dissolved, and a foreign military rule established. Pope Pius remained for a long time in his voluntary exile, and persevered in his anger towards the ungrateful city. Not until April, 1850, did he return. Quiet was preserved in Rome by a French garrison.» (HH, IX, p.596-598)
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Koji Nihei Daijyo

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We have covered 143 quatrains (§588-§730) concerning the World Events in the 19th century after Napoleonic ages [1821-1900] in the Prophecies of Nostradamus, and 218 in the 20th [1901-2000] (§731-§948).

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