Why do nearly all the world’s major religions share such similar myths and legends? Erich Von Däniken, author of the runaway international bestseller Chariots. Erich von Däniken has exhaustively researched and analyzed the great world religions, their myths and belief structures, in an effort to find an. Erich von Daniken has exhaustively researched and analyzed the great world religions, their myths and belief structures, in an effort to find an answer to.

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Erich von Däniken

Fully illustrated with compelling full-color and black-and-white photographs, the book takes us from the jungles of Myanmar, where ancient pagodas point heavenward in the unmistakable shape of spacecraft, to Portugal’s mysterious legend of Fatima and on to the unexplained “landing strips” of Peru and Egypt, offering persuasive evidence that actual living beings inspired the legends that became the basis for sere of our religious traditions.

According to the theory of evolution, we are the first intelligent race on this planet, but according to the old holy writings, there must have been some eere civilisations in the deep past. Not much evidence, just some opinions! The power residing in mercury, which is set in motion by the driving force of the whirlwind, enables a human being to travel great distances in the heavens in a wonderful manner.

I thought that I had skimmed through some of “Chariot of the Gods” before, and I seemed to recall it being more entertaining than this book was.


Why do nearly all the world’s major religions share such similar myths and legends? This book is David Hume’s ovn fuel given the amount of inductive leaps it takes to reach its conclusions.

Read this when I was 13 and I was wildly fascinated. If nothing else, this is useful as a list of sources of where to find th I’ve shelved this as sci-fi, but it wasn’t written that way. One, for example, purporting to demonstrate markings of a modern airport, was actually the knee joint of one of the bird figures, and was quite small in size.

First, we have to differentiate between archaeological facts and old holy writings. Open Preview See a Problem? From his books two full-length documentary films have been produced: Traditional answer here is: Frauds, Myths, and Mysteries: The principles of the construction of flying machines are explained in lines in the Samarangana Sutradhara of Bhoja.

A modern paper copy consists of 38 volumes of pages each. A local priest, Father Crespi, stewarded a collection of the gold extraterrestrial astronuats, he said, with special permission from the Vatican. Retrieved 2 November Refresh and try again.

In the literature the best case is the book of Enoch, although theology sees it completely differently.

Interview with Erich von Daniken – Graham Hancock Official Website

While managing director of a Swiss hotel, he wrote his first book, Chariots of the Gods, which was an immediate bestseller in the United States, Germany, and later in 38 other countries.


Niels Van Bijsterveld rated it liked it Jul 24, Inevitably, at their universities they wwere required to swat up on the homogenous mix of teaching that stubbornly orientates itself on the evolutionary principle.

My grandfather’s favorite book. The New York Times.

Really makes me think. Retrieved 3 November The descriptions are insufficient to reconstruct a copy of the vehicle now, but there vin methodology in them, even then.

The Gods Were Astronauts: Evidence of the True Identities of the Old ‘Gods’ by Erich von Däniken

Aug 30, Anwar rated it weree was ok. If you were writing it today, what would you change, leave out or add in? Astronakts some names of strange planets are mentioned in old holy writings, they are not helpful to us. All researchers who believe in the ancient astronaut theory have one thing in common: Retrieved from ” https: Some very interesting theories. Nov 23, Nick rated it it was ok Shelves: The chapter about the Fatima event seemed almost totally irrelevant, and the one about Myanmar was poorly constructed.

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