Chariots of the Gods: Unsolved Mysteries of the Past

By Erich von Däniken

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Chariots of the Gods used to be instantly famous as a piece of enormous significance while it first brought the idea that old Earth had confirmed touch with aliens.

Erich von Däniken's examines historical ruins, misplaced towns, spaceports, and a myriad of challenging clinical proof that time to extraterrestrial intervention in human heritage. so much significant of all, in spite of the fact that, is von Däniken's thought that we're the descendants of those galactic pioneers—and he finds the archeological discoveries that turn out it...

The dramatic discoveries and irrefutable evidence:
• An alien astronaut preserved in a pyramid
• Thousand-year-old spaceflight navigation charts
• computing device astronomy from Incan and Egyptian ruins
• A map of the land underneath the ice cap of Antarctica
• an incredible spaceport came across within the Andes

contains extraordinary pictures that rfile mankind's first touch with extraterrestrial beings on the sunrise of civilization.

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While the gods created guy, they dispensed him to dying, yet lifestyles they retained of their personal protecting. ' Gilgamesh wouldn't be warned; he desired to succeed in Utnapishtim, the daddy of guys, it doesn't matter what the hazards. yet Utnapishtim lived at the a long way aspect of the good sea; no street ended in him and no send flew throughout it other than the sunlight god's. Braving every kind of perils Gilgamesh crossed the ocean. Then follows his stumble upon with Utnapishtim, that is defined within the 11th pill. Gilgamesh came across the determine of the daddy of fellows neither greater nor broader than his personal and he stated that they resembled one another like father and son. Then Utnapishtim tells Gilgamesh approximately his prior, surprisingly adequate within the first individual. To our amazement we're given a close description of the Flood. He recounts that the 'gods' warned him of the nice flood to come back and gave him the duty of establishing a ship on which he used to be to defend ladies and youngsters, his family and craftsmen of each sort. the outline of the violent typhoon, the darkness, the emerging flood and the depression of the folks he couldn't take with him has great narrative energy even at the present time. We additionally hear—just as in Noah's account within the Bible—the tale of the web page forty four raven and the dove that have been published and the way ultimately, because the waters went down, the boat grounded on a mountain. The parallel among the tales of the Flood within the Epic of Gilgamesh and the Bible is past doubt and there's no longer a unmarried student who contests it. The attention-grabbing factor approximately this parallelism is that we're facing various omens and various 'gods' as a consequence. If the account of the Flood within the Bible is a second-hand one, the 1st individual type of Utnapishtim's narrative indicates survivor, an eye-witness, used to be conversing within the Epic of Gilgamesh. it's been essentially proved catastrophic flood did ensue within the historical East a few hundreds of thousands of years in the past. historic Babylonian cuneiform texts point out very accurately the place the is still of the boat needs to be. And at the south facet of Mount Ararat investigators did in reality locate 3 items of wooden which most likely point out where the place the ark grounded. by the way the possibilities of discovering the is still of a boat that was once ordinarily equipped of wooden and survived a flood greater than 6,000 years in the past are tremendous distant. along with being a first-hand file, the Epic of Gilgamesh additionally comprises descriptions of amazing issues which may no longer were made up by way of any intelligence residing on the time the pills have been written, to any extent further than they can were devised via the translators and copyists who manhandled the epic over the centuries. For there are proof buried one of the descriptions that should have been identified to the writer of the Epic of Gilgamesh, if we glance at them within the gentle of present-day wisdom. might be asking a few new questions might throw a bit gentle at the darkness. Is it attainable that the Epic of Gilgamesh didn't originate within the historic East in any respect, yet within the Tiahuanaco quarter?

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