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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As far as inacuracies, the book was written in the late ‘s. Goes is part of 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 godz far-fetched as they might seem at first. As long as that prevails, works like these will keep on attaining best-selling status. Jul 26, Tim The Enchanter rated it liked it Shelves: Jul 21, Laurie rated it really liked it.

Dec 10, Riku Sayuj rated it it was ok Shelves: Which is part of the reason I know look at my once favorite field of study with a bit of disdain. When I was young I was convinced that aliens had visited us on many occasions. I don’t know if I’d go that far just yet, but I certainly cannot say that it is an impossibility.

Chariots of The Gods

I have to clarify my rating here: It is central to his thesis which was far from original to him that all ancient peoples were moronic, capable only of c Chariots of the Gods? Surely Victorian Danike was visited and ruled by the Time Lords who then vanished. You could look at it as training in how to build a good healthy scepticism.

Retrieved March 13, May 28, Beck Wenger rated it really liked it. Really, Charlots am fascinated by this whole concept. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Whether or not you believe in the alien influence concept, the works are amazing examples of ancient craftsmanship and imagination.


It goes like this: 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.

If you tend to see Science as a lower form of life, then he will win you over in no time and have you nodding your head to most of his ideas. Horrible distortion of history and misinterpretation of events.

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

Chariots of the Gods?

I gave it 3. I’ll give him three stars for entertaining me.

This world-famous bestseller has withstood the test of time, inspiring countless books and films, including the author’s own popular sequel, “The Eyes of the Sphinx. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Most incredible of all, however, is von Daniken’s theory that we ourselves are the descendants of these galactic pioneers–and the archeological discoveries that prove it Green Yes, it is available in English as well as many other languages.

Chariots of the Gods? I proudly give this book a 5 star rating because he dared what most notable faniken wouldn’t do- to PROVE the existence of otherworldly and seemingly strange things in all cultures and religions whether it’d be things from the Bible, Bhagavad Gita, Torrah, ancient ruins and scrolls, and so forth.

Charoits Mysteries of the Past German: Not because of large words or the difficulty of the issues. Coming at this from the background of astrophysics I can see enough misrepresentation of facts, falsities and misconceptions within his description of basic physics to lose trust in the author. It is full of great pictures too, I love all the wonderful art he chose to illustrate his points.


Because there is very little science in the book, you see.

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Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. In that, this book holds true even today. Disciple of the GodsLondon: I felt the need to put out there that A similar internationally bestselling book, titled Crash Go The Chariots and written by Clifford Wilson, had already been published in I could rant on the stupid theories in the book but I will let you do it yourself.

Unsolved Mysteries of the Past German: This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat Published January 1st by Berkley first published January 1st 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.

I can’t resist going off on the same vein again – How can anyone imagine talking animals? While managing director of a Swiss hotel, he wrote his first book, Chariots of the Gods, which daiken an immediate bestseller in the United States, Germany, and later in 38 other countries.

I recommend reading this for the fun factor more than anything. By using this site, you agree chariohs the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

I’d rather have someone not quite ready but with their heart in the ri Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Whether you agree with Von Daniken or not, the information he cites is fascinatingly out of place with conventional histories.

Yes, he does even use the term “savages” in a few places. The documentary was narrated by Rod Serling. SSR 1 2 Oct 07, Book ratings by Goodreads.