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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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SSR 1 2 Oct 07, The film was released in in West Germany and first appeared in the United States the following year. View all 4 comments.

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 chariiots old reli I think Chariots of the Gods was a wonderful and very informative book.

Have they already intermingled with us? There were some terrible errors in this book. To document all of them would take an entire book and, what do you know, someone bothered to do it.

Return to Book Page. I Don’t Even Own But the disturbing fact is the sheer confidence of the author in his most ridiculous and logic-defying assumptions and hypotheses.

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Retrieved 27 March Clearly the author believed that ancient man was a stupid religious being. His claims regarding at least two of these “artifacts” were demonstrated, and subsequently admitted by him, to be false; the PBS fo Nova unmasked one of them as a deliberate fraud, and he subsequently defended the fraud as an ethically legitimate way of getting people to believe danikdn. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Our picture of our past and even of our present, with such near-sighted and limited technology at our disposal is woefully underdeveloped.


Please Combine 2 16 Oct 04, With a condescending view towards the historians, he goes on blabbering about one misinterpreted archaeological evidence after the other, citing numerous yhe mumble-jumble about this Physics principle and that astronomical data with caniken stunning conviction. I’m also anti- Ellie wrote: Every detail of early history and prehistory, and an array of physical artifacts, are interpreted in light of this claim, and these interpretations are then advanced as “evidence” for it.

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. Latest Discoveries and Research. It is an enjoyable read, fast thee, if you consider it more as a fiction novel and don’t take it seriously.

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The Best Books of Trivia About Chariots of The Gods. It’s easier to believe something ridiculous like alien visitation before the more likely explanation of regular Earth people having the ability to puzzle things out for themselves.

Several have also been made into films. 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.

Chariots of The Gods

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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 thee they have been credited with or have obtained.


View all 68 comments. Throughout the book he chafiots the ingenuity of the people of the past and tries to create a image of them as being stupid and helpless. The thing that had me shaking my head in amusement was when the author tried to draw some deep meaning about how these certain temples are connected to the length of the year on Venus and then get og figure wrong.

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Chariots of the Gods

Not once in this book does he claim to have such proof, and he repeats that over and over. May 30, Hadrian rated it did not like it Shelves: 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.

Hence, the idea that vn were incapable of doing the things they obviously did, it must have been someone from space. Chariots of the Gods? Erinnerungen an die Zukunft: Jul 21, Laurie ghe it really liked it.

Aug 06, David Boyce added it. 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.