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 Däniken’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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Von Daniken’s thesis charioys 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 daniksn, 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. The book was adapted as a German documentary film, Chariots of the Godsproduced by Terra-Filmkunst.

What we have is a book-long rant of a crackpot enthusiast who cannot even get his mythology correct. But, there is a lot “what if” if in this book. Unsolved mysteries of the past.

He uses the breadth of citations and the assumption of reported events to propose the theory that these ancient Gods were, in fact, aliens who had brought advanced teaching to ancient peoples and had used their superior technologies to create the ruins that are still visible today.

The theories in the book are indeed godz and they do make a lot sense. List of reported UFO sightings Sightings in outer space. Views Read Edit View history. Which is part dxniken the reason I know look at my once favorite fi Let me start of by saying that I do not accept this as the truth, however the some of ideas are not as far-fetched as they might seem at first.

Jul 26, Tim The Enchanter rated it liked it Shelves: But now that the ancient alien theory has been explored more fully – and made into an entire television series – this book falls flat.


Even the Catholic church reaches out to the gode with their large telescope to see if there are etich and knowledge to gain about what has happened in the past, the present, and the future.

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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.

I grew up deeply religions even attending a very conservative religious college. I give it one star f Baseless, factless, and filled with ridiculous presumptions.

One thing to think about is that they could survive without technology and we could not. Had I not had my 2nd husband’s loving support, I don’t think I vvon have lived.

To say this book was controversial in the late s and early s is an understatement!

Chariots of The Gods

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Retrieved 6 March Get fast, danikrn shipping with Amazon Prime. His writing style is conversational and non threatening. I soon lost my grin, became profoundly curious, and what followed was a wonderful experience, unusual in evert respect, an undertaking which was done exclusively in my spare time, since NASA, my employer, is not engaged in such matters.

But his speculations, the assertions as they are shown and presented in Chariots of the Gods and his other and similar books have always left a rather nastily bitter taste in my mouth, a feeling that the author in many ways actually tends to actively despise humanity, and that he especially despises and erih accept the fact that individuals like the Mayans, the Egyptians, the Aztects were able to create, to think with cleverness and intelligence read their OWN cleverness and intelligence.

This is the book that first brought the ancient alien theory to mainstream culture. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. His works have been translated into 28 languages and have sold more than 63 million copies. I am sure most people danikn pan this book – unsubstantiated, inaccurate, baseless, ridiculous, blah, blah, blah.

This book is a good introduction for those who know little to nothing about Ancient Alien Studies. Chariots of the gods?: This book does a great job in taking the FACTS from all these sources to explain various phenomena from the past.


Product details Hardcover Publisher: The theories von Daniken presents in this book are very interesting. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Retrieved March 15, One star for “scholarship” and five stars for entertainment value.

I recommend this book to readers with an open mind and for those of you, such as myself, who are based on the evidence, not sure that main stream science and theology has got it right. charitos

Jan 23, Matt rated it really liked it. Dec 10, Riku Sayuj rated it it was ok Shelves: Surely such “primitive” people could never construct such great monuments! Chariots of the Gods Paperback.

It is an enjoyable read, fast paced, if you consider cariots more as a fiction novel and don’t take it seriously.

Chariots of the Gods

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 t 3. What I do know is that any civilization advanced enough to visit us would be so far beyond us at this point that it is perfectly feasible that they would be able to do so undetected as we already have stealth technologies that evade our own detection to a large degree and we are centuries, if not millenia from deep space travel.

Jun cnariots, Tony rated it did not like it Chariost Chariots Of The Gods”. The authors interpretations of ancient ruins, images and legends from all over the world makes sense, and I can see that there is a possibility that things did occur in the way the author portrays in this cbariots.

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