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THE SEVEN MILLION COPY BESTSELLER The groundbreaking classic that introduced the theory that ancient Earth established contact with aliens. 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 Da niken’s “Chariots of the Gods” is a work of monumental importance– the first book to introduce the shocking theory that ancient.

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The dramatic discoveries and irrefutable evidence: With a condescending view towards the historians, he goes on blabbering about one misinterpreted archaeological evidence after the other, citing numerous out-of-context mumble-jumble about this Physics principle and that astronomical data with a stunning conviction.

Chariots of the Gods

Although many of the theories are nothing but wild postulation, the subject matter is interesting. One danioen to think about is that they could survive without technology and we could not. Several have also been made into films.

Rather, the prose is so stilted, the editing so horrible, the sentences so run-on, it was hard to plod through.

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Even the Catholic church reaches out to the heavens with their large telescope to see if there are danikeb and knowledge to gain about what has happened in the past, the present, and the future. Now that we finally are Americans, I cannot say that we are proud of it.

Jul 26, Arun Divakar rated it did not like it. Jul 08, Maude rated it it was amazing.

I am sure most people will pan this book – unsubstantiated, inaccurate, baseless, ridiculous, blah, blah, blah. World Wide Web site address is http: Von Tthe himself has no scientific or archaeological credentials –the blurb on one edition erlch 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.

I will purchase other books by Erich von Daniken as long as the price is right. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Sometimes, I had to read things a couple times to make sure I understood them correctly, but all-in-all it was interesting and entertaining and finished in 3 days. Von Daniken, in Chariots of the Gods, has looked across broad geographic regions, evidences, and time periods to assemble a host of information that contradicts the mainstream interpretation that ancient civilizations were less advanced than our own.


The theories in the book are indeed unsual and they do make a lot sense. Want to Read saving…. The process had been vo 3 years earlier and had been delayed because of an erroneous entry into the system by a pass controller at Atlanta airport 20 years ago and also because my finger lines have faded away happens occasionally with older people.

Because there is very little science in the book, you see. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Official Companion Book. A passion that sees the hand of extra terrestrial intellect behind everything on our planet is pretty much how I would sum up the entire book.

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The fact 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. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Explore dankken Home Gift Guide.

He is also a convicted felon, having spent time in prison on several counts of fraud and other financial crimes.

Nearly every sentence in the book contains some error, misrepresentation, or downright howler. All the ancient myths and religions talk about flying gods. Can all these related phenomena merely be dismissed as coincidence? Index of ufology articles. One must fully experience and understand what the sacred texts that Daniken speaks of and quotes from in his in his books.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Erich von Daniken had the insight and courage to research a topic which would be ridiculed by most people. I have no doubt there is a God but I believe that we have been misled by the Bible, archaeologist, and historians regarding ancient issues such as flying dragons, flying chariots, the pyramids, and other explainable events. As long as that prevails, works like these will keep on attaining best-selling status.

The global media rights to the book have since been purchased by Media Invest Entertainment which is developing a “degree entertainment” franchise entitled Chariots of the Gods.

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I have changed the way I think about the facts now, but this book was one of the first books I ever read that made me consider an alternate narrative to mainstream thought Retrieved March 15, Von Daniken’s gdos 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 ny.

Most incredible of all, however, is von Daniken’s theory that we ourselves are the descendants of these galactic pioneers–and the archeological discoveries that prove it Let me start of by saying that I do not accept cuariots as the truth, however the some of ideas are not as far-fetched as they might seem at first.

Horrible distortion of history and misinterpretation of events.

Instead, Von Daniken holds firmly to the belief that the “mythologies This book is a good introduction for those who know little to nothing about Ancient Alien Studies.

I understand why inthis book created a stir. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. These, he says, should be interpreted as literal descriptions which have changed during the passage of time and become more obscure.

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Simply put, this entire book is the archaological equivalent of a snake-oil salesman’s pitch; if it has any legitimate intellectual value, it would be as a perfect example of how NOT to approach the serious study of the human past.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Had I not had my 2nd husband’s loving support, I don’t think I would have lived. Daniken had some very interesting theories that make a lot of sense of you look at it from an open mind. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Aug 06, David Boyce added it. Is this translated ro English?

At one point mankind believe the world was flat and the Sun rotated around the Earth.