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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Can all these related phenomena merely be dismissed as coincidence? These, he says, should be interpreted as literal descriptions which adniken changed during the passage of time and become more obscure.

Chariots of The Gods by Erich von Däniken

I am sure most people will pan this book – unsubstantiated, inaccurate, baseless, ridiculous, blah, blah, blah. Canadian Museum of History.

One thing to think about is that they could survive without technology and we could not. Jul 26, Arun Divakar rated it did not like it. View all 24 comments.

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. Mar 17, Nebuchadnezzar rated it did not like it Shelves: Very fake and very creative.

Index of ufology articles. From Jesus Christ to Elvis Presley, every culture tells us of high-flying bird men who zoom around the world creating magnificent works of art and choosing willing followers to share in the eternal glory from beyond the stars.

University of Pennsylvania Press. Unsolved Mysteries of the Past German: I devoured the book 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. View all 5 comments. In fact the calculation produces a figure of only 91, miles.


His claims regarding at least two of these “artifacts” were demonstrated, and subsequently admitted by him, to be false; the PBS series 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 him.

Von Daniken blithely ignores close to a century of archaeological and anthropological theory so that he can tilt at the chariohs of some imagined scientific “establishment. I have always been intrigued about the possibility of alien life, so, crazy as this guy is, its a fun subject.

The documentary was narrated by Rod Serling.

Chariots of The Gods

Retrieved 26 January Coming at this from the background of erkch I can see enough misrepresentation of facts, falsities and misconceptions within his description of basic physics to lose trust in the author.

The film was released in in West Germany and first appeared in the United States the following year. Maybe it was 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.

If you read his book and survive, you may well make a good scientist.

Mar 20, Manybooks rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Horrible distortion of history and misinterpretation of events. Vods the disturbing fact is the sheer confidence of the author in his most ridiculous and logic- This is pseudo-science and story telling at its very best.


It’s more of a pamphlet that raises questions. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Misconceptions About the Pyramids”. ZofingenAargauSwitzerland. Fods, I have a lot more respect for Erich von Daniken than I do bloats like the so-called “genius” Stephen Hawking. And one can see why.

Erich von Däniken

The process had been started 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. Just doing research won’t carry one completely to the end of one’s journey, but only half way. Published January 1st by Berkley first published January 1st To see what your friends thought of this book, gode sign up.

I might pick up a few more of his books in the future. As seen in Skeptic magazine”. Open Preview See a Problem? People who have read the book, please laugh along with me The rocket motor under the figure is the face of a daniekn, symbol of the underworld. It’s simply a get-rich-quick scheme from a Swiss ex-con that paid out good.

Surely ancient India was home to intelligent and highly literate animals as well as the sporadic aliens, all conspiring to befuddle the poor humans into worshiping them and then mythologizing them.

This book is a prime example.