An in-depth look is taken into controversial bestseller Erich Von Daniken‘s theories on ancient astronauts, including speculations about mankind’s otherworldly origins, the purpose of ancient astronauts and their potential return to Earth.
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Erich Von Daniken
Erich Anton Paul von Däniken is a Swiss author best known for his controversial claims about extraterrestrial influences on early human culture, in books such as Chariots of the Gods?, published in 1968. Von Däniken is one of the main figures responsible for popularizing the “paleo-contact” and ancient astronauts hypotheses. (Source Wikipedia)
Erich Von Daniken‘s first book, Chariots of the Gods?, was an immediate best seller in the United States and Europe, and subsequent books, “according to von Däniken, have been translated into 32 languages and together have sold more than 63 million copies.
” The ideas put forth in these books are largely rejected by scientists and academics, who categorize his work as pseudo-history and pseudo-archaeology. (Source Wikipedia)
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 by aliens.
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.
But here is where it all began–von Daniken’s startling theories of our earliest encounters with alien worlds, based upon his lifelong studies of ancient ruins, lost cities, potential spaceports, and a myriad of hard scientific facts that point to extraterrestrial intervention in human history. 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…