WHS where prophecies were either made, or fulfilled.
|Archaeological Site of Delphi||The Oracle, where the priestess Pythia gave prophecies inspired by Apollo|
|Biblical Tells||The battle of Armageddon (site of the final battle between God and Satan) at the Megiddo|
|Chichen-Itza||According to Maya chronicles (e.g., the Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel), Hunac Ceel, ruler of Mayapan, conquered Chichen Itza in the 13th century. Hunac Ceel supposedly prophecized his own rise to power. According to custom at the time, individuals thrown into the Cenote Sagrado were believed to have the power of prophecy if they survived. During one such ceremony, the chronicles state, there were no survivors, so Hunac Ceel leaped into the Cenote Sagrado, and when removed, prophecized his own ascension.|
|Delos||Delos was the birthplace of Apollo, god, among other things of "prophecy". The Island is associated with several "Odyssic" prophesies and it is believed that there was an Oracle situated there. These ideas were carried forward into the Aenead by Virgil (Book III) "Quem sequimur? Quoue ire iubes? Ubi ponere sedes? Da, pater, augurium atque animis inlabere nostris.’ ("Whom do we follow? Where do you bid us to go? Where to establish our abode? Grant, father, a prophecy to enter even our spirits". The answer, to "Seek your mother of old" was initially wrongly presumed to mean Crete,.... when it should have been Italy!! Only later would the prophecy be fulfilled.|
|Mahabodhi Temple Complex||When the world is destroyed at the end of a kalpa, the Bodhimanda is the last spot to disappear; when the world emerges into existence again, it is the first to appear. A lotus blooms there, bringing it into view, and if a Buddha is to be born during the kappa thus begun, the lotus puts forth flowers, according to the number of Buddhas.|
|Mexico City and Xochimilco||Tenochtitlan (now Mexico City) is connected with the prophecy about the white skinned god Quetzalcoatlin who had left Mexico in the tenth century and would return from the east to reclaim his authority over the Aztecs.|
|Mount Taishan||"If Mount Tai is stable, so is the entire country." Wiki|
|Old City of Jerusalem||Several biblical prophecies|
|Tower of London||If the ravens ever leave the Tower of London, the White Tower, the monarchy, and the entire kingdom would fall|
|Troy||Cassandra, daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy, foresaw the destruction of Troy. She warned the Trojans about the Trojan Horse, the death of Agamemnon, and her own demise, though was unable to do anything to forestall these tragedies since they did not believe her.|
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