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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Jun 21, Natalie Wright rated it it was ok Shelves: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Nearly every sentence in the book contains some error, misrepresentation, or downright howler.

Technology of the Gods: Jan 23, Matt rated it really liked it. The mistake is to rigidly try to classify the myths as facts or stories. Naturally, the ensuing conversation stuck in my gray brain cells. Please Combine 2 16 Oct 04, I finished the book before we arrived in country and was hooked! It fed upon people’s need to feel that we come from something “out there. View all 16 comments.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Which is part of the reason I know look at my once favorite field of study with a bit of disdain. I will purchase other books by Erich von Daniken as long as the price is right. View all 13 comments. Scientific howlers abound and logical flaws proliferate yet the book sold in their millions and sparked off a host of imitators, some of which like Mystery of the Ancients by Craig and Eric Umland claiming that the Maya are the descendants of stranded explorers from beyond the solar system are so entrancingly funny that they may in fact be spoofs.

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Had I not had my 2nd husband’s loving support, I don’t think I chafiots have lived. The author would present intriguing mysteries from the historic record and archeological sites, then lead the reader to question it often making extreme assumptionsthen drop a bunch of questions.


Latest Discoveries and Research. As long as that prevails, works like these will keep on attaining best-selling status. Von Daniken, in Chariots of the Gods, has looked across broad geographic regions, evidences, and time periods to assemble dnaiken host of information that contradicts the mainstream interpretation that ancient civilizations were less advanced than our own.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I watched the documentary series “Codes and Conspiracy” episode “Ancient astrounats” and that got me to buy this book.

May 28, Beck Wenger rated it gosd liked it. Surely such “primitive” people could never construct such great monuments! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The documentary was narrated by Rod Serling.

Mar 20, Manybooks rated it did not like it Recommends it for: The book goes on to suggest that the origins of religions, including interpretations of the Old Testament of the Bibleare reactions to contact with an alien race. View all 15 comments. This is raniken to deny that there are mysteries in the past, but then so are there in any field of human study – that does not mean that we have to postulate such excesses based on so little evidence. To ask other readers questions goods Chariots of The Godsplease sign up.

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I proudly give this book a 5 star rating because he dared what most notable scholars wouldn’t do- to PROVE the existence of otherworldly and seemingly strange things in all cultures and og whether it’d be things from the Cahriots, Bhagavad Gita, Torrah, chariiots ruins and scrolls, and so forth. 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 who are responsible for all of mankind’s religions, and for virtually all the architectural and scientific achievements of the ancient world.


At least Erich traveled to all of these destinations, done hands-on thorough research, and has proof of all of his claims. Soon after the publication of Chariots of the Gods?

Chariots of the Gods

It was almost as if his idea was taking a credibility piggyback on established science. He is also a convicted felon, having spent time in prison on several counts of fraud and other financial crimes. I will leave chqriots to you the reader to uncover the details of his findings and, if you like read his other 30 or so books on this topic to reach your own conclusions. I could rant on the stupid theories in the book but I will let you do it yourself. Retrieved 27 March Honestly, I have a lot more respect for Erich von Daniken than I do bloats like the so-called “genius” Stephen Hawking.

Chariots of The Gods

I actually read this book for the thidr time during August and somehow neglected to write a review. Jungfrau Zeitung in German. Retrieved 15 March Though you feel sorry for the hapless millions who have actually religiously accepted this book as a treatise on human evolution and birth eich civilization.

A great deal has been said about this book in the 84 years of its publishing history.

Retrieved March 15, In later years I was often asked how this publishing miracle happened, to finally place this controversial work with a od textbook house. His writing style is conversational and non threatening. I found it all to be very interesting. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. One star for “scholarship” and five stars for entertainment value.

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