Erich von Daniken’s Chariots of the Gods is a work of monumental importance– the first book to introduce the shocking theory that ancient Earth had been visited . Erich von Däniken’s Chariots of the Gods is a work of monumental importance— the first book to introduce the shocking theory that ancient. Von Daniken’s sequels to this book, “Gods from Outer Space” and “The Gold of The Gods” are also selling well, as are flocks of imitations. The popularity of such .

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Chariots of The Gods by Erich von Däniken

Unsolved Mysteries of the Past German: First published inthe pioneering book ignited a worldwide craze for flying saucers, crop circles, extraterrestrial abductions, and ufology that slingshotted into the Swingin’ ’70s. A similar internationally bestselling book, titled Crash Go The Chariots and written by Clifford Wilson, had already been published in Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of The Crimes of Grindelwald.

Von Daniken’s thesis which sold a surprising number of books, and has made him a prosperous man is that, from the Old Stone Age down into the ancient Iron Age, Earth was repeatedly visited, on all parts of the globe, by advanced aliens who are responsible for all of mankind’s religions, and for virtually all the architectural and scientific achievements of the ancient world.

I have to say he raised some interesting points, but my main interest was that it is often too difficult for people to believe that ancient cultures were very sophisticated and able to create things from their imaginations in much the same way we do. Berner Zeitung in German. His claims regarding at least two of these “artifacts” were demonstrated, and subsequently admitted by him, to be false; the PBS series Nova unmasked one of them as a deliberate fraud, and he subsequently defended the dahiken as an ethically legitimate way of getting gon to believe him.


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I’m also anti- Ellie wrote: Latest Discoveries and Research. Were we visited by little green men in the past?

One star for “scholarship” and five stars for entertainment value. Thi In one Goodreads group which some of my friends belong to, they’re having a discussion of the ethics of giving a book a one-star rating with no explanatory review; one person likened the practice to a drive-by shooting. The thhe of the matter is that the author does not prove that aliens visited Earth at any time in our past, nor does he claim to have proof of it – ever.

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Home Contact Us Help Eruch delivery worldwide. Book ratings by Goodreads. Searching for the Ark of the Covenant: Von Daniken himself has no scientific or archaeological credentials –the blurb on one edition of this book calls him an “autodidact” in archaeology, which means self-taught, but sounds more impressive in Greek– but he does have two documented prison terms for fraud and embezzlement under his belt.

There were some terrible errors in this book. The Good Place Tag: Jungfrau Zeitung in German.

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This world-famous bestseller has withstood the test of time, inspiring countless books and films, including the author’s own popular sequel, The Eyes of the Sphinx. Many scientists and historians have rejected his ideas, claiming that the book’s conclusions were based on faulty, pseudoscientific evidence, some of which was later demonstrated to be fraudulent or fabricated, and under illogical premises.


Prometheus from Ridley Scott is a Chariots of the Gods theme.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. This enables him to closely examine the phenomena about which he writes. What are some of your favorite alien invasion or extraterrestrial abduction movies or TV shows?

Watch Artists Sketch Tag: Chariots of the Gods posits a variety of hypotheses dealing with eirch possibility of extraterrestrial beings influencing ancient technology.

Jul 21, Laurie rated it really liked it. The author attempts to prove his theory that aliens visited ancient man by stating repeatedly that ancient man, given the knowledge they apparently possessed, could not have accomplished, without help, many of the wondrous things they have been credited with or have obtained.

Have they already intermingled with us? Ancient Aliens 7 14 Jan 25, Skip to main content. View all 3 comments.

Chariots of The Gods

Seems far fetched from naked observation, but far less chagiot fetched than the childlike story of Adam and Eve, or just about any other cultural story of creation, which are, one and all, stories to placate minds far more ignorant than any of those alive in ths 21st century should be.

Rather, the prose is s I’m a fan of the first season of Ancient Aliens and I wanted to read this book because it seems to be the one that started it all. It involves the hypothesis that the technologies and religions of many ancient civilizations were given to them by ancient astronauts who were welcomed as gods.