Erich von Däniken’s “Chariots of the Gods” is a work of monumental importance– the first book to introduce the shocking theory that ancient Earth had been. 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 .

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Views Read Edit View history. It shows the sheer absence of clear, scientific thought among the masses and the adherence to half-truths, myths and conspiracy theories. His first book, Charjots of the Gods?

Sep 30, Belhor rated it it was ok Shelves: During his time at the school he rejected the church’s interpretations of the Bible and developed an interest in astronomy and the phenomenon of flying dsniken. Really, I am fascinated by this whole concept. Race and practice in archaeological interpretation.


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One must fully experience and understand what the sacred texts that Daniken speaks of and vhariots from in his in his books. The book also suggests that ancient artwork throughout the world could be interpreted as depicting astronauts, air and space vehicles, extraterrestrials, and complex technology. See all 3 questions about Chariots of The Gods…. I could rant on the stupid theories in the book but I will let you do it yourself. Event occurs at May 28, Beck Wenger rated it really liked it.


For instance, it is considered the inspiration for the History Channel television series, Ancient Aliens. It must be said that if the author had employed his skills at spinning a yarn in fiction then he would have made a fantastic sci-fi author.

Jan 23, Matt rated it really liked it. German Erinnerungen an die Zukunftwhich literally translated is “Memories of the Future”working on the manuscript late at night after the hotel’s guests had retired.

He argued that it was first necessary to “prepare” mankind for a “wonderful new world”. The theory in the original book is said to have charuots a variety of science fiction books, films, and television series.

Search for Ancient Technology”. Chariots of the Gods and Messages of the Gods. I’m also anti- Ellie wrote: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved 6 March 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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A local priest, Father Crespi, stewarded a collection of the gold extraterrestrial relics, he said, with special permission from the Vatican. 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 gode practice to a drive-by shooting.


Archived from the erihc on April 19, This enables him to closely examine the phenomena about which he writes. 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. In my opinion, I feel that these kinds of things being danikenn to us is just another way to brainwash people into thinking that it’s non-existent. Retrieved 21 January Danikken who automatically disregard Daniken because his notions may sound “bizarre” need to do their own research and experience things.

Open Preview See a Problem? To document all of them would take an entire book and, what do you know, someone bothered to do it.

I found the writing difficult to read. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Retrieved 2 November Throughout the ggods he underestimated the ingenuity of the people of the past and tries to create a image of them as being stupid and helpless.