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Obras por Erich von Däniken

Chariots of the Gods? Unsolved Mysteries of the Past (1968) 2,499 exemplares, 54 críticas
Return to the stars (1968) 773 exemplares, 3 críticas
The Gold of the Gods (1972) 459 exemplares, 3 críticas
Miracles of the Gods (1974) 155 exemplares, 1 crítica
According to the Evidence (1977) 121 exemplares, 1 crítica
History Is Wrong (2005) 104 exemplares, 3 críticas
Visjoner og fenomener (1974) 53 exemplares
De fantastische werkelijkheid (1985) 46 exemplares, 1 crítica
The Gods Never Left Us (2017) 43 exemplares
Olen oikeassa! (1978) 38 exemplares
Die Steinzeit war ganz anders (1991) 35 exemplares, 1 crítica
Wir alle sind Kinder der Götter (1987) 29 exemplares
In de schaduw van de piramiden (1995) 25 exemplares, 1 crítica
Der Götter-Schock (1992) 24 exemplares
Kosmische Spuren (1990) 21 exemplares
Die Spuren der Außerirdischen (1990) 21 exemplares
Raumfahrt im Altertum (1993) 18 exemplares
Auf den Spuren der Allmächtigen (1993) 17 exemplares
La respuesta de los dioses (1978) 16 exemplares
Remnants of the Gods (2013) 16 exemplares
Présence des extra-terrestres (1969) 13 exemplares, 1 crítica
Neue kosmische Spuren (1992) 10 exemplares
Poszukiwacze zaginionej wiedzy (2003) 10 exemplares
Tomy und der Planet der Lüge (2006) 10 exemplares
Chariots of the Gods [1970 film] (1970) — Writer — 5 exemplares
Descent in the Andes (1978) 5 exemplares
Záhady starej Európy (1992) 3 exemplares
Odkaz boha Kukulkan (1994) 3 exemplares
La respuesta de los dioses (1978) 2 exemplares
Die Rätsel im Alten Europa (1991) 2 exemplares
Mám rád celý svet 2 exemplares
Posolstvo z vesmíru (1996) 2 exemplares
Versmírné lety ve storevěku (2010) 2 exemplares
Bohovia prichádzajú (1993) 2 exemplares
Kukulkan öröksége (2001) 2 exemplares
Semeadura e cosmo (1972) 2 exemplares
Ślady istot pozaziemskich (1997) 2 exemplares
Erfenis van de Maya's (1999) 2 exemplares
APARIÇÕES 1 exemplar
Dedičstvo bohov 1 exemplar
Stratégia bohov 1 exemplar
Szok po przybyciu bogów (1994) 1 exemplar
As Aparições 1 exemplar
Noi extraterrestri 1 exemplar
Diamonds and Rust 1 exemplar
Mýlil som sa? 1 exemplar
Deň, keď prišli bohovia (1998) 1 exemplar
Súdny deň sa dávno začal (1996) 1 exemplar
Návrat bohů 2012 (2010) 1 exemplar
Sötét kőkorszak? (1992) 1 exemplar
A kozmosz üzenete (1992) 1 exemplar
Yıldızlara dönüş (1983) 1 exemplar
Istoria se inseala 1 exemplar
The End of the Silence (2015) 1 exemplar
Oto mój świat 1 exemplar
A rejtélyes istenek (1996) 1 exemplar
Zjavenia 1 exemplar
Dôkazy 1 exemplar
Todos somos hijos de Dios (1988) 1 exemplar
Yildizlara Donus 1 exemplar
TANRILARIN AYAK İZLERİ (2017) 1 exemplar
A Minden-hatók nyomában (1995) 1 exemplar
Miluji celý svět (1997) 1 exemplar
Impossible Truths (2021) 1 exemplar
Tragom bogova (1999) 1 exemplar
DANIKEN (HVA GUDENE SADDE) (1990) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Erich Von Daniken: Disciple of the Gods (1978) — Associated Name — 8 exemplares
Die Wassermenschen von Taa (1973) — Contribuidor, algumas edições1 exemplar


Conhecimento Comum



Just silly straw-grasping, but unfortunately the template for much subsequent television and internet fodder and pseudo-scientists.
2 vote
sfj2 | 53 outras críticas | Mar 7, 2024 |
Thoroughly debunked by current science (and by using the term "current", I mean that the scientific method is to change the theory as evidence presents itself), but I loved it back in high school and I have to say that the idea is still fascinating. (Side note: I didn't realize that it was guilty of that peculiar Western culture superiority complex bias until reading a few of the reviews.)
1 vote
quantum.alex | 53 outras críticas | Nov 18, 2023 |
It's interesting to read Chariots now considering the immense influence it's gotten in the form of the very successful Ancient Aliens franchise. It was written in 1968 and it's extremely evident from the state of science fiction and actual science at that time. Däniken thinks men on Mars is a distinct possibility. He returns again and again to "looks like X to me" type reasoning such as how any ancient depiction of a figure with rays around its head must be wearing a helmet with an antenna. Because of course at this time you think of antennas in the form of rabbit ears for radio or TV, or the sci fi round helmet with the sproingy antenna on top. Or how other symbols seem like a battery to him. It's precisely in the dated futurism the method behind the madness becomes evident - and the method hasn't changed. Däniken and his acolytes just morph the looks like X to me arguments to be more in line with what sounds plausible today.
Similarly with the arguments about men on Mars or starships needing people to scratch out landing paths in the dirt are quietly dropped in a God of the Gaps fashion as new science comes in and makes old arguments sound dumb. Especially interesting to note how closely this book lines up with Graham Hancock's alt-history, with many notable staples like the Piri Reis map and the exact same lines about how it "exactly" shows a snow free Antarctica. Hancock has borrowed liberally from Däniken's books but also scoffs and swears off the ancient astronauts as nonsense. There's some scale of plausibility where he's gone close enough to actual history to remain in good graces with people who would dismiss Däniken (even though if you listen deeper than his popular appearances you'll soon find such headscratchers as sonically levitated megaliths).
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1 vote
A.Godhelm | 53 outras críticas | Oct 20, 2023 |
Quando entendemos o contexto da escrita do livro, sem sermos anacronistas, nos transportamos para um tempo em que a associação era mais do que plausível. É importante que o leitor tenha isso em mente quando se deparar com a obviedade transmitida pelo autor de que sim, os Deuses poderiam ser astronautas.

ianbertolucci | 53 outras críticas | May 16, 2023 |



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