The mysterious and prophetic dreams of the great

"In ancient times, people believed in the prophetic origin of dreams, and these dreams were called" prophetic. " Historians mention the multitude of dreams "- the newspaper" New Era "in July 1896.

So what are the prophetic dreams seen historical figures from different eras?
So Kalkurniya, wife of Julius Caesar, on the eve of the day on which he died, dreamed all future murder scene that took place in the Senate.

The notes of Marguerite de Valois (Queen Margot) that her mother Catherine de Medici dreamed of his son the Duke of Anjou (later King Henry III) dropped from a horse, and the Prince de Conde died, what happened in that time.

Brutus (the murderer of Caesar), two nights dream ghost, which foretold his death that befell him as much as his victim.

Olympia, mother of Alexander the Great, a few days before the resolution of the burden, I saw in a dream that she will give birth to a baby, armed from head to foot.

Ivan the Terrible few days before his death, had a dream, which, as he had predicted the Magi, heralded his imminent death.

Empress Catherine I believe in dreams, and had a habit of telling them to others. Two weeks before his arrest svogo chief chamberlain Villima Mons she had a dream was prophetic. Empress dreamed that her bed was covered suddenly snakes crawl in all directions. One of them, the largest, fell on her, throwing rings "all its members," and began to choke her. Catherine defended and fought with the snake, and finally strangled her. Then all the other small snakes quickly slipped out of bed. Catherine I interpreted this dream as she will face a lot of trouble, but it will come out of them unscathed. Circumstances have confirmed this interpretation — Peter I ordered to cut off the head of his wife's lover, but she herself was touched.

Before his death, Catherine I dreamed another dream, too prophetic. And again she had interpreted it correctly. She dreamed that she was sitting at a table surrounded by his courtiers. Suddenly there is a shadow of Peter I. Peter was dressed as ancient Romans wore. He beckons Catherine. She goes to him, and Peter carried away with it under the clouds. Flying away with him, she casts eyes on the ground. There she sees their fundamentals children, surrounded by a crowd, made up of representatives of all the nations, arguing loudly with each other. Catherine I interpreted the dream so that it is soon to die, and that after her death in the state comes turmoil. In April 1727 she saw the dream, and on May 5 the Empress died.

Paul I, too, saw the prophetic dreams. So, is known for his afternoon sleep before taking the throne passed to the notes of Count Rostopchin. Emperor dreamed it three times to heaven raises some unknown force. At the coronation of Paul happened another circumstance, which "bore seal wonderful." The guard, who was standing guard at the Old Summer Palace, told his superiors about his former vision. White-haired old man appeared to him and told him to tell the Emperor that the site of the palace to be built the church of St. Nicholas the Miracle-Worker with the Chapel of the Archangel Michael. When a soldier retorted the old man, he did not dare to disturb the Emperor, the old man said that the Emperor about it already knows. Reported to Paul and told him about the soldier. "Yes, I already knew" — was the answer of the emperor. Following this was told to build the Church of St. Nicholas the Miracle-Worker with the Chapel of the Archangel Michael on the site of the old palace, and the newly built palace called Mikhailovsky. His two sons, Paul gave the names of Nicholas and Michael, first appeared in the pedigree of the Russian imperial house. Another interesting fact — the old man, which was the soldier of the guard, and it was a miracle-worker Nicholas himself, said that he sees with the monarch in 30 years. And, really — after 30 years in Russia became emperor Nicholas I.

Sleep on the eve of the death of Paul I is given in the notes Countess Oberkirch. He thought that his back tight dress brocade caftan, with such force that he was ready to scream in pain.

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"Extraordinary dreams, reveals the future, there will be many in each family" — the newspaper "New Era."

"So, once home to the famous Moscow hospitable Earl S. Apraksin. Regarding his death, which occurred in the first quarter of the XIX century, there were such rumors. His friends have told him about the former case, a young man. He was on friendly terms one prince. Because of some service troubles Prince had to resign to resign. He was from Moscow. But his dismissal from service, making it impossible to life in Moscow, and he dies. By order of the mayor were canceled military honors usually ended up at the burial of the military person. Apraksin it seemed unfair. He then commanded a regiment in Moscow, and disobeying the mayor, had the dead, so to speak in private, military honors. night after the burial in his dream is dead

It has been many years. Apraksin already become an old and probably forgot about his dream. He did not stop to have fun and enjoy life. Finally, it is easy to zanemogaet. Neither the doctor nor the home do not pay attention to a slight cold, but he was a bit anxious and gloomy, often has to think about. A few days later, to the surprise of doctors he dies. "This was due to the unexpected death of the third dream, he fell victim to a" — told the newspaper "New Age."

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Remarkable influence of sleep is in the following story from the life of Prince Eugene de Beauharnais, Viceroy of Italy, the former marshal of Napoleon during his invasion of Russia in 1812.

During the invasion of Napoleon in Russia prince commanded a corps. When the French entered Moscow, Napoleon ordered Prince Eugene of the road leading to the ancient capital of Russia, and to protect them from the guerrillas.

One day the prince was told that near the town of Zvenigorod appeared Russian detachment under the command of General Vincengerode. Eugene ordered his van to speak at the general and follows him self to examine in detail the neighborhood of Moscow and, if possible, to capture the enemy by surprise. However, making a big transition, the French did not find anyone. Probably, the Russian forces had to hide in the woods. The search for the enemy very tired of the French, and they encamped under the walls of a monastery.

"Prince Eugene with his convoy entered the monastery, where they took the cells of monks and asked them to bring food. Viceroy went to the room reserved for him, and his clothes and went to bed: and then he sees a strange dream. Quietly opens the door to his room, measuring steps is a man in a long black dress and comes so close that it is possible to distinguish the features of his face — is an old man with a gray beard. He stood near the prince about a minute, as if seeing it, and finally, in a low voice: "Do not led his troops to plunder the monastery, in particular to take anything out of the church

Waking up in the morning, Prince Eugene immediately summoned the adjutant and told to order the return to Moscow. However, he strictly forbade any of his men to enter the convent. Releasing the aide, Eugene went to see the church. Went into the temple, he saw the tomb and the image, which was struck by her resemblance to a man who came to him at night. It was an image of Saint Sava, founder of the monastery, whose body rested in the tomb. Hearing this, the prince reverently venerated the relics of the saint's name and wrote his memorandum book.

After that he took part in almost all the battles of the Napoleonic wars, but none of them was not even wounded. As predicted his elder prince safely returned to their homeland. Even after the fall of Napoleon, he had no great hardship, although other marshals died a violent death: Ney and Murat were shot dead in the madness Junot, Berthier jumped from the balcony of his castle Bomberg, Marshal Bessieres killed at Lutzen, Marshal Poniatowski Dyuron and fell in the battle, Mortier, exploding the Kremlin, he was killed by the explosion of an infernal machine in the assassination attempt on King Louis-Philippe in Paris.

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Come on. The first wife of the historian Karamzin died in 1802. He loved her passionately. Seeing the hopelessness of the patient, he then rushed to her bedside, he was severing urgent work. It was a painful time in his life. Tired and exhausted, he threw himself on the sofa and fell asleep. Suddenly, he has a dream, which is at the excavated graves, and on the other side is Catherine Andreevna (the one on which he later married), and by the grave holds out his hand. This dream was strange that at this moment, busy dying wife, he could not think of another marriage, which took place in 1804.

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Metropolitan Filaret had seen prophetic dreams. When he was in the Trinity Lavra of Filaret, came to him with the usual report Archimandrite Anthony. After the report Filaret said to him: "I had a dream, and I was told — look out on the 19th." At this Antony said: "Holiness, can you believe dreams and look at them any sense? How can you pay attention to such a vague indication? Numbers in the nineteenth year is 12. " Filaret said Anthony, "I decided every 19 th of the communion of the Holy Mysteries." Two weeks later, on September 19, the Metropolitan Communion. In October, he did the same thing. In November, a few days before the Eucharist, one of the fans of the Metropolitan told him that he wants to visit one dear lady, to take his blessing. The lord said, "Let him come, just before the 19 th day." So deeply ingrained in him in him the idea of the fateful 19th included!

November 18, feeling healthy, Metropolitan said to his attendant, that tomorrow it will serve the liturgy, and that all had been prepared for this ceremony. Filaret attendant noticed that he was tired, and not better for him to serve in Vvedensky day. But the lord said to him, "This is none of your business." He celebrated the liturgy and in the fateful 19 th day he died.

These are prophetic dreams our ancestors saw

Michael Pazin

Category: The prophecies and predictions, visions and hypotheses

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