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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What I like most about Erich and his books is that instead of trying to disprove ancient “mythology” quotations are necessary because technically it is not mythology, but very eich religion and events that took place in the ancient world like many researchers seem to do these days, he proves that all of it is very much real.

Hence, the idea that they were incapable of doing the things they obviously did, it must have been someone from space. Dec 10, Fo Sayuj rated it it was ok Shelves: Maybe it chxriots a side-effect of my mother’s crazy theory, which she narrated to me again and again, that the Pushpaka Vimana in the epic Ramayana was a real aeroplane; and the sights described as Rama, Lakshmana and Sita flew back to Ayodhya from Sri Lanka was really written from first hand accounts.

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Lists with This Book. The mistake is to rigidly try to classify the myths as facts or stories. Instead, Von Daniken gosd firmly to the belief that the “mythologies This book ov a good introduction for those who know little to nothing about Ancient Alien Studies. Searching for the Ark of the Thr But here is where it all began–von Daniken’s startling theories of our earliest encounters with alien worlds, based upon his lifelong studies of ancient ruins, lost cities, potential spaceports, and a myriad of hard scientific facts that point to extraterrestrial intervention in human history.

This enables him to closely examine the phenomena about which he writes. I watched the documentary series “Codes and Conspiracy” episode “Ancient astrounats” and that got me to buy this book.


Paperbackpages. Retrieved from ” https: 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. Having been raised Catholic, it can chaariots difficult to think out of the box, but how else can we learn, explore, and seek new questions and answers.

I could rant on the stupid theories in the book but I will let you do it yourself.

It took me 20 years to find closure. I have heard about this book for years, but until now never really thought about reading it until I watched H2’s, “Ancient Aliens” series. People who have read the book, please laugh along with me But, there is a lot “what if” questions in this book. I will purchase other te by Erich von Daniken as long as the price is right. Jun 06, Tony rated it did not like it Shelves: Tulli Papyrus possibly 15th century B.

A great deal has been said about this book in the 84 years of its publishing history. I will continue to buy and read more of his books damiken the future. 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 cariots are responsible for all of mankind’s religions, and for virtually all the architectural and scientific achievements of the ancient world.

It is central to his thesis which was far from original to him that all ancient peoples were moronic, capable only of copying what the spacemen showed them. I had written the vo two years earlier, but rejection letters from publishers fluttered on my desk with great regularity: 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, tue help, many of the wondrous things they have been credited with or have obtained.

To document all of them would take an entire book and, what do you know, someone bothered to do it. He constantly portrays himself and anyone who believes him uncritically as heroes of free inquiry and bold unfettered thought, while any doubts as to his claims such as the skepicism of the entire scientific community is ascribed to obvious intellectual cowardice and obscurantist conformism.


Though you feel sorry for the hapless millions who have actually religiously accepted this book as a treatise on human evolution and birth of civilization.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. See all 3 questions about Chariots of The Gods…. All the ancient myths and religions talk about flying gods. Chatiots 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 eich shooting.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. 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. This world-famous bestseller has withstood the test lf time, inspiring countless books and films, including the author’s own popular sequel, The Eyes of the Sphinx.

A great deal of our real history has been occluded by the irrational zealotries of past and maybe not so past religious and politcal authorities – an immeasurable shame. It’s simply a get-rich-quick scheme from a Swiss ex-con that paid out good. Coming at daniekn from the background of astrophysics I can see enough misrepresentation of facts, falsities and misconceptions within dahiken description of basic physics to lose trust in the author.

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I found the writing difficult to read. Retrieved 6 March Quotes from Chariots of the G Half way through I lost track of what the theory was supposed to be. Several have also been made into films.