By Erich von Däniken
Erich von Daniken's Chariots of the Gods is a piece of huge importance--the first publication to introduce the surprising concept that old Earth were visited through extraterrestrial beings. This world-famous bestseller has withstood the try out of time, inspiring numerous books and movies, together with the author's personal well known sequel, The Eyes of the Sphinx. yet this is the place all of it began--von Daniken's startling theories of our earliest encounters with alien worlds, dependent upon his lifelong stories of old ruins, misplaced towns, strength spaceports, and a myriad of tough medical proof that time to extraterrestrial intervention in human historical past. such a lot extraordinary of all, notwithstanding, is von Daniken's thought that we ourselves are the descendants of those galactic pioneers--and the archeological discoveries that turn out it... * An alien astronaut preserved in a pyramid
* Thousand-year-old spaceflight navigation charts
* machine astronomy from Incan and Egyptian ruins
* A map of the land underneath the ice cap of Antarctica
* an immense spaceport found within the Andes
contains impressive photographs that record mankind's first touch with extraterrestrial beings on the sunrise of civilization.
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The water boiled, the animals died, the enemy was mown down and the raging of the blaze made the trees collapse in rows as in a forest fire. The elephants made a fearful trumpeting and sank dead to the ground over a vast area. Horses and war chariots were burnt up and the scene looked like the aftermath of a conflagration. Thousands of chariots were destroyed, then deep silence descended on the sea. The winds began to blow and the earth grew bright. It was a terrible sight to see. The corpses of the fallen were mutilated by the terrible heat so that they no longer looked like human beings.
In the eighth book we meet Indra in his heavenly jet chariot again. Out of the whole of mankind he has chosen Yudhisthira as the only one who may enter heaven in his mortal frame. Here, too, the parallel with the stories of Enoch and Elijah cannot be overlooked. In the same book, in what is perhaps the first account of the dropping of an H bomb, it says that Gurkha loosed a single projectile on the triple city from a mighty Vimana. The narrative uses words which linger in our memories from eye-witness accounts of the detonation of the first hydrogen bomb at Bikini: white-hot smoke, a thousand times brighter than the sun, rose up in infinite brilliance and reduced the city to ashes.
So Methuselah described how a boy had appeared in his son's family who looked much Page 39 more like a son of heaven than a man. His eyes, hair, skin and whole being were unlike those of the rest of the family. Enoch listened to the story and sent old Methuselah on his way with the extremely worrying news that a great judgment would come upon the earth and mankind and that all 'flesh' would be destroyed because it was sordid and dissolute. But the strange boy whom the family were suspicious of had been chosen as the progenitor of those who should survive the great universal judgment.