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Zecharia Sitchin Author Of The Earth Chronicles

Updated on January 15, 2015

Zecharia Sitchin - Did He Solve The Mystery Of Man's Ancient Origins?

Zecharia Sitchin is the author of The Earth Chronicles. He was an amazing man who devoted his life to unravelling the mysteries of mankind's most ancient past by re-interpreting ancient texts in the light of the technology that we have today.

Did man come from the stars? Is Mythology just a lot of made up magical stories from the Dawn of Time, or could the Gods of Ancient Times have been real beings?

As a result of a lifetime of research, Zecharia Sitchin has uncovered evidence that shows it is likely that the Gods Of Old did exist.

Have you ever wondered how man evolved thousands of years ago, what the truth might be behind mysterious ancient places, myths and legends, why there are descriptions of flying machines in ancient texts from around the world, and many things that we just can't explain.

Zecharia Sitchin (sometimes mis-spelled Zechariah Sitchin or Zacharia Sitchin) was an accomplished Jewish Scholar whose knowledge of modern and ancient Hebrew, other Semitic and European languages is second to none.

He spent much of his life studying the Old Testament and the history and archeology of the Near East, researching and re-translating many of the ancient tablets from the most ancient cities of Sumeria, Babylon and Arcadia (now mostly in Iraq). Zecharia Sitchin's revelations about the colonization of Earth about 450,000 years ago by peoples from Nibiru (often referred to as Planet X), a 12th planet in our solar system have proved to be highly controversial in the scientific and religious world.

As fantastic as his theories might sound at first, the compelling evidence that he brings into play from the ancient documents that he has translated, chronologically verified in many ways by the Old Testament, are very logical. If you believe what Zecharia Sitchin is telling us from the ancient stories that he has interpreted, mankind was created by an alien race called the Annunaki, who genetically created us from a blend of prehistoric man and themselves.

Image of Zecharia Sitchin taken from The Official Website Of Zecharia Sitchin.

ZECHARIA SITCHIN

11 JULY 1920 - 9 OCTOBER 2010

Zecharia Sitchin passed away on the morning of October 9th 2010. A small, private family funeral was held the next day. The one man who may have unraveled the mysteries of mankind's most distant past has gone on to find the truth.

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The 12th Planet - Book 1 of The Earth Chronicles - This is the first book that Zecharia Sitchin wrote about the Annunaki and the creation of mankind. His theori

Twelfth Planet: Book I of the Earth Chronicles (The Earth Chronicles)
Twelfth Planet: Book I of the Earth Chronicles (The Earth Chronicles)

This is the first book of "The Earth chronicles" series in which Zecharia Sitchin tears the man's origins apart and puts them in a whole new perspective.

Over the years, startling evidence has been unearthed revealing the existence of a superior race of beings who once inhabited our world. These travelers from the stars arrived eons ago, and planted the genetic seed that would ultimately blossom into a remarkable species--the human being.The product of 30 years of research, this book argues that humanity sprang from extraterrestrial forebears.

 

The Stairway To Heaven - Book 2 of The Earth Chronicles - Zecharia Sitchin's Stairway To Heaven provides a unique insight into the origins of the Gods Of Old an

The Stairway to Heaven: Book II of the Earth Chronicles (The Earth Chronicles)
The Stairway to Heaven: Book II of the Earth Chronicles (The Earth Chronicles)

After years of painstaking research, combining recent archaeological discoveries with ancient texts and artefacts, noted scholar Zecharia Sitchin has identified the legendary Land of the Gods, and provides astounding new revelations about the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, and other mysterious monuments whose true meanings and purposes have been lost for eons. Illustrated with maps, diagrams and photos.

 

The Wars Of Gods And Men - Book 3 of The Earth Chronicles - This book by Zecharia Sitchin describes in great detail the rifts between the Gods and the ensuing b

The Wars of Gods and Men (Earth Chronicles)
The Wars of Gods and Men (Earth Chronicles)

Zecharia Sitchin brings myth and reality into synchrony in this exciting and credible history of Old Testament times. You'll never again accept the hogwash that the Giza pyramids were the burial places of (or even built by!) Egyptian pharoahs. His explanation of the demise of Sumer sheds a bright light on the origins of the Hebrews and other biblical tales.

 

The Lost Realms - Book 4 of The Earth Chronicles - This book from Zecharia Sitchin covers the long lost civilizations of the Americas, the links with Sumeria an

The lost realms: Book IV of the Earth Chronicles (The Earth Chronicles)
The lost realms: Book IV of the Earth Chronicles (The Earth Chronicles)

In this, the remarkable and thoroughly researched fourth volume of THE EARTH CHRONICLES, author Zecharia Sitchin uncovers the long-hidden secrets of the lost civilizations of the pre-Columbian Americas and offers documentation of the giant gods who spawned the greatness of the Incans, Mayans, and Aztecs -- the Anunnaki -- "those who from Heaven to Earth came."

 

When Time Began - Book 5 of The Earth Chronicles - In this book Zecharia Sitchin highlights some intriguing mysteries from the ancient past and attempts to unra

When Time Began: Book V of the Earth Chronicles (The Earth Chronicles)
When Time Began: Book V of the Earth Chronicles (The Earth Chronicles)

Why was Stonehenge rebuilt and rearranged between 2100 and 2000 B.C.--and how did its realignment relate to startling occurrences in ancient Sumer during the same period? This is just one of the fascinating puzzles addressed by Sitchin in his latest highly documented, meticulously researched work, making a fascinating case for the involvement of alien intelligence.

 

The Cosmic Code - Book 6 of The Earth Chronicles - Zecharia Sitchin here describes the intervention of the Annunaki / Nefilim in the creation of Man, with "E-Di

cosmic code: Book VI of the Earth Chronicles
cosmic code: Book VI of the Earth Chronicles

Book VI of the Earth Chronicles, "The Cosmic Code", continues Zecharia Sitchin's saga of the Nefilim and their influence on the fate of mankind. In his usual style of inciteful speculation and careful culling of evidence from ancient materials, Sitchin has added a number of new threads to the tapestry of the extraterrestrial intervention hypothesis.

 

The Earth Chronicles Handbook - A Comprehensive Guide to the Seven Books of The Earth Chronicles

The Earth Chronicles series, a historical and archaeological adventure into the origins of mankind and planet Earth, began with the publication of the bestselling The 12th Planet.

The series is based on the premise that the myths from the world's earliest civilizations were in fact recollections of actual events and that the gods of ancient peoples were visitors to Earth from another planet--the Anunnaki, inhabitants of the 12th planet.

The series' books include The 12th Planet, The Stairway to Heaven, The Wars of Gods and Men, The Lost Realms, When Time Began, The Cosmic Code, and The End of Days, all products of the author's unmatched study of the ancient records of Sumer, Babylonia, Assyria, Israel, and Egypt and the civilizations of pre-Columbian America. Unearthing the hidden history of Earth and mankind, the series uses the past to unveil the meaning of the prophesied future.

Zecharia Sitchin has created an encyclopedic compendium of the key figures, sites, concepts, and beliefs to provide a unique navigational tool through this entire opus. Entries are coded to indicate at a glance their cultural origin and contain summations, commentaries, and guidance for locating the topics within all of his books, including Genesis Revisited, Divine Encounters, The Lost Book of Enki, The Earth Chronicles Expeditions, and Journeys to the Mythical Past.

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Have You Read Any of Sitchin's Books?

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Should Zecharia Sitchin'sTheories Be Taken Seriously?

Just because they defy all we were ever taught in school and at church, does that mean he has to be wrong, or have we been taught to believe what the government and church want us to believe?

Although it was ridiculed a lot by the scientific world when it was first published 30 years ago, Zecharia Sitchin's first book "The 12th Planet" and the subsequent books, collectively called "The Earth Chronicles" are now being taken more seriously.

The Earth Chronicles in fact make a very interesting read. The books are heavy going at times, with Sitchin trying to describe so much for you to digest and understand, that it sometimes takes several reads to comprehend fully what a chapter is about, but the events and history that he has uncovered is mind-blowing and well worth the read. Once you are hooked on reading Zecharia Sitchin, you just want to read and to learn more about our ancient past.

So much has changed in the last 30 years in our knowledge of the ancient world. There are numerous documentaries on The Discovery Channel and History Channel covering new discoveries about the ancient world, not just the Greeks, Romans and Egyptians, but older civilizations that pre-date these, and every year new artifacts are being discovered, and we are being made aware of the deeper understandings of the technological levels of these peoples.

If the Gods of ancient Sumeria, ancient Mesopotamia, ancient Egypt, ancient Greece and ancient Rome were really the same Gods, and also were real beings from Earth's distant past, not just characters from mythical tales, then this does give a whole new meaning to religion and the Gods that mankind worships. For this reason the leaders of the Catholic Church and the Jewish Faith keep silent about these theories, for if mankind was indeed created by an alien race, their having convinced countless millions of followers into believing otherwise, often as a means of maintaining control over the populace, could be cause for a revolt against religion.

I first became interested in ancient civilizations and earth's mysteries while at university, when Chariots Of The Gods was published by Erik Von Daniken. I read many books back then, on Atlantis and other mysteries of the past, and then more recently came across the works of Zecharia Sitchin. Whereas many other books listed strange artifacts and places, they didn't really manage to tie things together, whereas Sitchin paints a full picture, not just of some of these mysteries, but of the whole of man's existence on earth. The Earth Chronicles are really a great read and a compelling insight into our creation.

Background On The Annunaki - Zecharia Sitchin writes about the Annunaki, who came to Earth eons ago. This video gives some quick background information on the A

I think that many people with rational minds have to admit that whether Zecharia Sitchin's theories are completely true or not, the tablets from Sumeria DO EXIST, and these amazing stories from eons ago, even from before the GREAT FLOOD are most likely base don fact, not myths.

We are learning more every year about Biblical events, and archaeology is proving events to be true and identifying the timelines. Why should these events not also be true, that man was created by beings from another planet, that the GODS OF OLD were in fact peoples from a more advanced civilization, before our time began.

The Annunaki: Creators Of Modern Man (1) - This video helps provide some background on the Annunaki, the Gods Of Old, as described in the books of Zecharia Sitc

The Annunaki: Creators Of Modern Man (2) - This video provides further information on the Annunaki, the Gods Of Old, as described in the books of Zecharia Sitch

Divine Encounters: A Guide to Visions, Angels and Other Emissaries - This book by Zecharia Sitchin describes the various encounters between Man and the Gods thr

Divine Encounters: A Guide to Visions, Angels, and Other Emissaries
Divine Encounters: A Guide to Visions, Angels, and Other Emissaries

This absorbing history of man's encounters with higher beings finds its basis in the interpretations of legends, Bible stories and myths that Zecharia Sitchin re-interprets through his research and theories. The author offers insights into man's early encounters with beings from the Twelfth Planet and their interference in human destiny.

 

Genesis Revisited - Zecharia Sitchin's re-enterpretation of the Book Of Genesis, the real story behind these earliest events in The Bible.

Genesis Revisited: Is Modern Science Catching Up With Ancient Knowledge?
Genesis Revisited: Is Modern Science Catching Up With Ancient Knowledge?

Space travel . . . Genetic engineering . . . Computer science . . . Astounding achievements as new as tomorrow. But stunning recent evidence proves that as these ultramodern advances were known to our forfathers millions of yrsterdays ago . . . as early as 3,000 years before the birth of Christ!

 

The Lost Book of Enki: Memoirs and Prophecies of an Extraterrestrial God - Here Zecharia Sitchin describes the stories of Enki, one of the original 600 Annunaki

The Lost Book of Enki: Memoirs and Prophecies of an Extraterrestrial God
The Lost Book of Enki: Memoirs and Prophecies of an Extraterrestrial God

In his previous works, Sitchin compiled the complete story of the Anunnaki's impact on human civilization in peacetime and in war from the fragments scattered throughout Sumerian, Akkadian, Babylonian, Assyrian, Hittite, Egyptian, Canaanite, and Hebrew sources--the "myths" of all ancient peoples in the old world as well as the new. Missing from these accounts, however, was the perspective of the Anunnaki themselves. What was life like on their own planet? What motives propelled them to settle on Earth-and what drove them from their new home? Convinced of the existence of a now lost book that formed the basis of ancient Sumerian texts holding the answers to these questions, the author began his search for evidence. Through exhaustive research of primary sources, he has here re-created tales as the memoirs of Enki, the leader of these first "astronauts." What takes shape is the story of a world of mounting tensions, deep rivalries, and sophisticated scientific knowledge that is only today being confirmed. An epic tale of gods and men unfolds, challenging every assumption we hold about our creation, our past, and our future.

 

Interviews With Zecharia Sitchin - Zecharia Sitchin has so much amazing information to impart to us. These interviews are fascinating.

Ancient Astronauts or The Work Of God? - Do Zecharia Sitchin's theories have a lot of credence in your opinion, or are they just a lot of rubbish.

Was the earth and mankind created literally as in the Bible, or is there a lot of man's pre-history that is only now coming to light?

Were the Gods of Old, the Gods of the most ancient civilizations (that we know of) extraterrestrial visitors, or was man's evolution purely of earth?

Do you believe that there is a lot of man's ancient past still to be discovered, do you believe in the posibility that mankind could be descended from ancient astronauts?

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Other Web Sites About Zecharia Sitchin And Ancient Civilizations - There are many web sites that cover the Ancient Astronaut theories of Zecharia Sitchin. This

Below is a list of some of the many web sites covering the life and works of Zecharia Sitchin and covering ancient civilizations.

I have included not only sites that support his theories, but those that do not and attempt to prove that his research is in error.

Fact is, even if not everything in Earth's past is as he describes, there is more and more evidence that much of Zecharia Sitchin's theories may well be true.

Journey To The Distant Past

In Journeys to the Mythical Past the renowned researcher of antiquity Zecharia Sitchin reveals, for the first time, the existence of a secret chamber in Egypt's Great Pyramid, and he tells his own story of an indefatigable dedication to finding the truth that almost cost him his life, accidentally or otherwise, when uncovering secrets of the Giza pyramids and Sphinx.

Exposing hidden artifacts that contradict establishment assumptions or that baffle scientists, Sitchin's firsthand accounts of his explorations take the reader into the inner workings of the Vatican, the enigma of a futuristic computer from millennia ago, and the secret handiwork of a Divine Architect at Stonehenge, at Malta, and at a site in the Americas.

Looking deep into antiquity, Sitchin offers astounding evidence that links the Nazca lines and a baffling adjoining site to the Departure from Earth of the Anunnaki, the ancient gods who, he believes, vowed to Return.

Erich Von Daniken - The Man Who Started Us All Thinking - At the time when Zecharia Sitchin was writing his early books and was achieving quiet success, along c

Chariots Of The Gods, which was originally published as a series of articles in a German magazine, and eventually published in 1968 after it achieved a cult following, became an instant best seller. Erich Von Daniken brings together a number of ancient artifacts and anomalies in our history, and attempts to attribute them to aliens.

Although there are many holes in his theories, he started the world thinking about the possibility that our planet was visited by aliens, leaving to an increased publication of other books on Atlantis, The Bermuda Triangle etc, and of course more interest in Zecharia Sitchin works.

The End Of Days - Armageddon And Prophecies Of The Return

Thirty years ago, Zecharia Sitchin began writing the Earth Chronicle series, which posits the theory (supposedly recorded in Sumerian myth) that extraterrestrials, the Annunaki, arrived on Earth eons ago and genetically engineered humans.

Much of this book is taken up with this as a background story, but that doesn't mean newbies can just jump in and fully comprehend everything immediately.

Although Sitchin helpfully highlights key points in boldface, there is a lot of background information which he describes in great detail in his earlier books, that make essential reading if this book is to be fully comprehended.

Readers attempting to deal with hundreds of thousands of years of history, ancient astronauts becoming human gods, and Sitchin's attempt to tie it all into biblical prophecies may wish they were on another planet.

And yet the series has legions of devoted fans who have been waiting to learn if the Annunaki are coming back and, if so, when.

Zecharia Sitchin notes that it's hard to determine where to start the countdown to the end days, which may be tied to the Aununnaki's reappearance. It might come in 2012, you never know.

The End of Days: Armageddon and Prophecies of the Return (Earth Chronicles)
The End of Days: Armageddon and Prophecies of the Return (Earth Chronicles)

This book covers many of the theories about the Gods Of Old, their leaving earth, and promises to return at some future date. It also covers the end of days, the Armageddon, which is a popular (albeit scary) topic as the year 2012 approaches, and with it the end of the world according to the Mayan Calendar.

 

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      Tony Payne 4 years ago from Southampton, UK

      @Rogue-Dingo: Very true, it is frustrating that the hard evidence is not presented. I feel that Sitchin makes all the pieces of the puzzle of man's origins fit together very nicely, but it would be better if the tablets that the stories were taken from were referenced correctly. I still feel that much of what he proposes is likely to be correct, but I would like more evidence of this. Maybe others need to follow in his footsteps and prove or disprove things.

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      Rogue-Dingo 4 years ago

      @TonyPayne: Hi, and thanks for getting back to me. Perhaps I should have elaborated a little more in my initial post. I don't necessarily have any major issues with 'all' of Mr Sitchens theories from an overall perspective, just from a scholarly perspective. Indeed, he made some outrageous claims in his books and in his interviews, but unfortunately he never once cited any text sources for these claims - that is the problem as far as I'm concerned. Each and every cuneiform tablet that has been unearthed and translated in Iraq has been meticulously numbered and categorized for current study and future research, yet Mr Sitchen never once cited by number or catalogue reference any of these tablets in any of his translations?? Because he never did this, readers of his books have no choice to but to take what he is saying on face value, and from a scholastic perspective this is just not good enough and Mr Sitchen knew it too, which is why he went to great pains to avoid academic confrontation with his critics. Carl Sagan once said - "extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence"..Indeed they do! We can postulate ideas and speculate theories, but in the end, without the empirical evidence on the ground to back those claims and theories, then that's all they are and that's all they will remain. My first Lens will be ready in a few days and I invite you to look out for it. I agree, there are many things about Mesopotamian culture and lore that are very mysterious and can be interpreted in many ways and I shall be writing about some of these things in my own work. Once again, I don't discount all of Mr Sitchen's theories altogether, just his means to and end. Whilst I credit him as one whom has contributed significantly to opening the doors to alternative research in this field, he has also hurt us all very badly in the process by making the claims he made without showing the empirical evidence for those claims...RD

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      Tony Payne 4 years ago from Southampton, UK

      @Rogue-Dingo: Thanks for the detailed comment RD. I know that Sitchin's theories are far-fetehed in some ways, but they do in my opinion have many pieces of the puzzle falling into place. Recent discoveries seem to point to ancient peoples knowing more about the world than we have assumed in the past, for example Egyptians voyaging to South America, and I still believe that the worldwide descriptions of super-weapons and flying machines points to higher technologies and more advanced civilizations the further back you go in time. I wish we could find the truth.

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      Rogue-Dingo 4 years ago

      Congratulations on your star and the work you have done in creating this lens. I am new to Squidoo (today actually lol) and I too have a very keen interest in Ancient Mespopotamian history as well as ancient Egyptian culture also. For the record I am not a 'Sitchenite' for a myriad of reasons too long winded to go into on here, but as you are a believer of Mr Sitchen and his works, then I am sure that you probably know the reasons as to why I am not.

      My own indepth research of Mesopotamian and Ancient Egyptian history has led me to very different conclusions that can be explained purely in terrestrial terms, albeit with a cloak of esotericism both implied and actual. I invite you to view my profile and add me as a contact (if one can do that on here?) and perhaps we can exchange some ideas and theories regarding Ancient Mesopotamian history and lore..Cheers, RD..

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      Hal Gall 4 years ago from Bloomington, IN

      I really like what you have done with this lens. If you were to ask me, Enki still wields some influence to this day!

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      Expat Mamasita 4 years ago from Slovakia

      I am going to suggest reading this lens to my other half.....much more up his street than mine! Excellent!

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      Tony Payne 4 years ago from Southampton, UK

      @Jason Sositko: It really is a paradox isn't it. Even if you believe in a single magical mysterious being called "God", who created them?

      For real doubters as to these theories, I recommend opening the Bible at the very beginning, and reading "There were giants on the earth in those days", and also "God said let us create man in our image". If you can deal with that, much of what Sitchin writes falls into place and seems logical.

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      flycatcherrr 4 years ago

      This is fascinating. Sitchin and his works are new to me, although now you've mentioned Chariots of the Gods I do recall reading that, lo these many years ago, and really enjoying the discussions it provoked. You've convinced me to give some of Zecharia Sitchin's books a go.

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      Jason Sositko 4 years ago

      I have always been intrigued by the thought of an Earth God actually being Alien colonists, but again, who made them? and who made them and so on. Who pulled the trigger on the supposed big bang? this is the paradox to end all paradoxes I believe, I suppose that the absence of an answer is the essence of faith its self.

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      Tony Payne 4 years ago from Southampton, UK

      @AlexanderTurner: It was Erik Von Daniken's "Chariots Of The Gods" that first got me interested in Ancient Astronauts and Atlantis etc, but while Daniken tends to provide lots of unexplained mysteries, Sitchin puts all the pieces together and completes the puzzle for me. It's certainly fascinating.

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      WriterJanis2 4 years ago

      Popping back in to bless this.

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      AlexanderTurner 4 years ago

      Really nice lens! I have always been fascinated by the fact that human life could have been decided by these ancient astronauts. Couple of weeks ago, I saw a documentary about all of the evidence of existing flying machines and astronauts in paintings and writings. I also read a book on how the Greek Gods could have been real evolved strange species. If you like the topic, check it out! It's by Erik Von Daniken! Cheers

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      LuizAvila 4 years ago

      Thanks!

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      Thamisgith 4 years ago

      Thank you for a fascinating read. I haven't read any of this gentleman's books but I am certainly intrigued now. I may investigate later I think.

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      JoshK47 4 years ago

      Magnificent lens! Thanks quite kindly for sharing - blessed by a SquidAngel!

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      Elyn MacInnis 4 years ago from Shanghai, China

      You did such a thorough job on this lens - amazing. I an definitely going to go get one of his books to read. Angel Blessings to you!

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      moonlitta 4 years ago

      Delighted to see this on the front page. I wouldn't find it otherwise and miss too much:)

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      Tony Payne 4 years ago from Southampton, UK

      @moonlitta: Thanks, I had a nice surprise to find it on the front page too. Hope you found the information fascinating.

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      Cavedweller 4 years ago

      I'm glad your wrote such a great lens...I was going to write about him but it seems like you got it covered!

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      karMALZEKE 4 years ago

      I really enjoyed all the work you have put into this lens.

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      Michey LM 4 years ago

      I come back to do Angel Blessings for this lens... Thanks for such a captivating lens.

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      Michey LM 4 years ago

      Very interesting lens, the reality is that we know so little about the start... and many thinks still need answer.... is fascinating for me that Mayans was so advance in astronomy, math and... why their calendar finished in 2012?!

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      Rose Jones 4 years ago

      My son loved his stuff - now you have me intrigued. Blessed and congrats on front page honors.

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      BarbaraCasey 4 years ago

      I think there's a lot we don't know and it's good to keep an open mind. And I like books that make me think about things. Keeps my beliefs from becoming deadwood.

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      thememorybooksh1 4 years ago

      Very Informative lens.

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      jarajelissa 4 years ago

      I do hope that there are people following in Sitchin's footsteps and maybe one day soon there will be proof that his theories are correct, or not.

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      Deadicated LM 4 years ago

      This is right up my alley I'm surprised I never heard him before; thanks for teaching me something new.

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      Tony Payne 4 years ago from Southampton, UK

      @ajgodinho: Thanks AJ. This is definitely a fascinating subject, there are definitely a lot of things from our most ancient past that can't be explained, but if you apply the theory that there were advanced civilizations before mankind came along, and indeed there are written texts that describe this, then the pieces all fall into place.

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      Anthony Godinho 4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Wow, you've got a lot of interesting information packed into this lens. This is the first time I've heard about Zecharia Sitchin, but I do enjoy this topic and your lens made me want to read some of his books. Great job...stay blessed!

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      jeffersonline 4 years ago

      Poddys I promised myself that if I ever gained Squid Angel status, I'd revisit this cracking lens and scatter some Angel Dust. Thanks for putting this together. Dust falling as I write.

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      Heather B 5 years ago

      I bet much of the Stargate TV series was inspired by Zecharia Sitchin's work!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Happy belated UFO Day on June 2nd, Tony. :)

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      antoniow 5 years ago

      Great article, Squidlike!

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      Tolovaj Publishing House 5 years ago from Ljubljana

      Zecharia Sitchin sounds pretty much like Erich von Daeniken to me. Interesting theories, but I am still skeptical...

      Thank for great introduction, I might try to read one of his books one day.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Wow! Stellar and involved lens! Very impressive. I wish I had speakers so I could listen to the videos! You know, anything is possible and I'm a firm believer that many people are touching on aspects of truth. It's the putting it all together in its complete entirety that I don't think we'll ever accomplish in our earthly lifetime ... but it's definitely fun to try and figure out!

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      Aquavel 5 years ago

      I spent hours on this this lens tonight, reading it, watching ALL the vids, and clicking the links and researching Mars and the images found there in far more depth. I'm also "taking it easy" after some dental surgery, so I've had the time to explore this in depth. Excellent lens!

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      Jennifer P Tanabe 5 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      Great introduction to Zecharia Sitchin - I really must read his books! Angel (or should that be ET) blessed!

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      Tony Payne 5 years ago from Southampton, UK

      @WeCarryThePower: I think there are two reasons, firstly to make Sitchin's works more mainstream would completely undemine all the religions in the world, since "God" ceases to be some mythical creator of the universe and instead a number of colonists who landed on Earth from another planet. Secondly, I don't think that most people are ready to believe that we are the product of alien cloning experiments. I do hope that there are people following in Sitchin's footsteps and maybe one day soon there will be proof that his theories are correct, or not.

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      WeCarryThePower 5 years ago

      Excellent lens ! Really enjoyed reading your superb work here. Sitchin was a legend in my opinion. It's baffling to me that historians generally discount the amazing research, and actual proof that he presented to the world. I also wonder why reference to the Nephilim in the books of Genesis, and Exodus are mainly ignored. Apparently this is part of our history, but the ego of modern day man will not accept it.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Congrats on your purple star. Interesting subject.

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      Nicole Pellegrini 5 years ago from New Jersey

      Nice lens on an interesting man and subject. Lots of information for those interested to look into.

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      MelonyVaughan 5 years ago

      Fascinating! Well done!

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      SayGuddaycom 5 years ago

      Fascinating stuff. I'll be back to read it again I'm sure, after I've read his books.

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      cleanyoucar 5 years ago

      congrats on getting the purple star. Well deserved.

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      Scriber1 LM 5 years ago

      Impressive lens! I'm very interested in this type of thinking because it challenges the status quo and makes more sense than some of the theories religion has put forth. I'd never heard of Zecharia Sitchin until today, but I will definitely be checking out his work now! Thanks!

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      SecondHandJoe LM 5 years ago

      I have been fascinated with Zecharia Sitchin's work for 30 years.This lens has been fascinating and engaging, thank you.

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      ismeedee 5 years ago

      WOW! Fascinating! Great lens, there is so much here I'll be coming back when I get more time... bought the first of the books on kindle UK. Love those t-shirts too!

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      Kiwisoutback 5 years ago from Massachusetts

      Nice work, congrats on your purple star and being featured on the home page! Blessed.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Congratulations on this lens being feature on the front page of Squidoo, Tony.

      I would bless it again, but I already did. Steller lens! :)

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      Joan Haines 5 years ago

      This guy's ideas are as good as many others. he has reasons for what he thinks. It's very fun to ponder and try to figure it all out. I don't think we'll ever know for sure, though.

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      dahlia369 5 years ago

      I enjoy lenses about people who fascinate many - and this is one of them!

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      pcgamehardware 5 years ago

      Great lens Poddy,

      Easy to see why it won a Purple Star...

      *Blessed*

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      getmoreinfo 5 years ago

      This is an interesting lens about this great mans life, thanks for sharing. I had no idea but now am going to read more.

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      Lorelei Cohen 5 years ago from Canada

      Absolutely fascinating theory of evolution. It's amazing all the things which we really do not know.

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      tq01089 5 years ago

      terrific intro to an interesting sounding man.

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      josephpowell519 5 years ago

      Great lens, very informative and interesting. I really learnt a lot from this

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      Edutopia 5 years ago

      Interesting lens with a great layout for the large amount of information you have. As for the actual content though, I find that Sitchin falls victim to literalism and in his zeal to focus on just the body of work from the Mediterranean civilizations he fails to incorporate contemporary texts from different regions of the world.

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      jimmyworldstar 5 years ago

      I've heard of him and his work, but I doubt a lot of the things he says. How come very few other reputable scientists support him or his findings? Until we make a proven connection that ancient aliens landed on Earth and guided the people here, there's no real credit to his theories.

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      miaponzo 5 years ago

      I am SO Glad that you introduced this to me! Very interesting! Blessed!

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      KamalaEmbroidery 5 years ago

      Very interesting. I read Chariots Of The Gods long ago but had never heard of Zecharia Sitchin.

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      WriterJanis2 5 years ago

      Returned to bless this.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Hi Tony it was an interesting topic that you chose, I have a pretty open mind, I guess that came about by having to read George Orwell at school, that really opened my mind up to a lot of different things. It is nice to see stories that make you think

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      traveller27 5 years ago

      Very interesting and fascinating topic. Great lens Tony - blessed.

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      JoyfulPamela2 5 years ago from Pennsylvania, USA

      Interesting information - some of our research on ancient civilizations did actually touch on a few of the stories you have gathered here, but I had never heard of this gentleman's name.

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      rewards4life info 5 years ago

      I have heard about Zecharia Sitchin before but must confess I have never read any of his books. Chariots Of The Gods I stumbled upon at a car boot sale some years ago and was hooked the first time I read it. There are so many theories out there it's certainly a topic which interests me, I think I might have to give one of his books a read. Very nicely done, blessed.

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      Richard 5 years ago from Surrey, United Kingdom

      I didn't know too much about Sitchin before reading through your comprehensive article. I have some exploring to do. Blessed!

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      Chazz 5 years ago from New York

      This is a fascinating read! Blessings.

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      Ann 5 years ago from Yorkshire, England

      I hadn't heard of him before - sound just my cup of tea - great lens Tony

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Nice to see this in the top tier. I stopped by to refresh my angle blessing on here! :)

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      hlkljgk 5 years ago from Western Mass

      fascinating lens. you've put a lot of work into it, and it shows. thanks for the feature. :)

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      Vallygems1 5 years ago

      Could be / as Ruthi says anything is possible and we truly do not know much about the past

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      Ruthi 5 years ago

      Truth be told - anything is possible! And Sitchin has, as you say, gone on to find the truth. Excellent and thought-provoking lens on Sitchin and the mysteries of the gods. Blessings.

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      thebestmousetrap 5 years ago

      Fantastic lens, I think you got every bit of biographical info out there on Stichin. I am a long time fan of his and I was sadden that he is not able to contribute with new info anymore. I haven't seen anyone step up to the plate of what he has accomplished since his passing, connecting the dots and having the knowledge to connect those dots will be missed. Fantastic lens, well laid out and informative

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      Ram Ramakrishnan 5 years ago

      I hope we have the privilege of seeing incontrovertible evidence for many of these probable theories during our lifetimes. Fascinating reading. Great lens.

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      kimbesa 5 years ago from USA

      So many things are yet to be explained...thanks!

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      ErHawkns7100 5 years ago

      I loved to listen to him on the Art Bell show.

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      WriterJanis2 5 years ago

      I love unraveling ancient mysteries. I think Sitchin puts forth some valuable information that should at least be considered. At least he helps explain the so-called missing link and why mankind evolved so quickly.

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      Zut Moon 5 years ago

      Holy Moses or should I say Holy Aliens !!! What a pile of videos and links - gonna take me till the end of the year to get through LOL. I've book marked it !!!

      I imagine he has hit a lot of truths in his theories but, like with many things, not 100%^ accurate but I do agree that religions like to debunk these theories as it is a threat to their own organizations and control of the populace. Nice lens.

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      KingLobster LM 5 years ago

      I had no idea this man existed before this lens. It looks like I have some research to do. Nice lens.

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      andreaberrios lm 5 years ago

      I just love everything about this man.. I read Chariots of the Gods (I actually own this boo) and I can not put it down. Very interesting topic!! I also love watching Ancient Aliens on History channel! Great lens.

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      Nancy Carol Brown Hardin 5 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      I'm also one of those who began to be fascinated by these and other mysteries by reading Von Daniken's Chariot of the Gods, may years ago. Since then, I've read and watched more and more stories on this. It may sound cracked, but I believe we came from space, kind of like colonists. I don't quite know where that theory leads, but I'm still open-minded enough to learn. I will investigate Zecharia Sitchin and The Earth Chronicles, because it sounds as though there may be some answers found there. Thanks for sharing a great lens.

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      CruiseReady 5 years ago from East Central Florida

      hmmm ... sounds like this fellow did a LOT of research and study in developing his theory about the Annunaki. whether you would eventually buy into his story or not, it sounds like it might make for interesting reading.

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      grannysage 5 years ago

      Very interesting and thought provoking. I am always open to alternative history theories. So much has been lost and rewritten. I haven't read much of Sitchen, but have read Lawrence Gardner who also discusses the Annunaki. I'm not sure whether to believe any of this but I keep an open mind. The world is full of infinite possibilities.

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      oceanfaerygoddess 6 years ago

      Well there's a funny thing, have just been reading about Sitchin, and I come over here to find a lens of yours to read and find this one! Fascinating read, really enjoyed it!

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      WhiteOak50 6 years ago

      After finally catching up with the Angel School Bus, I am fluttering around Legends & Folklore-ville to drop off some Blessings. Just wanted you to know I am here because your page caught my attention. Leaving you with a *Blessing* for doing such a great job on this page.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Hi Tony, was following Robert's trail to your lens! I started reading Daniken when I was 16 and after close to 30 years in my quest (since then) and having come across 'vimanas' from the Vedas and the Sumerian and Mayan / Peruvian encounters with "Aliens" - would like to place a poser! This body of ours is made of clay! There is a spirit which moves this being! This clay pot has but three dimensions! How many more dimensions are yet to be discovered for the Spirit being which is 'yet' to be discovered!? (:

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      sousababy 6 years ago

      I think we will always be searching for these answers - but may never find it. Intelligent design (the wedge movement) interested me very much. Over twenty years ago I read extensively about the accuracy of the Mayan calendar. This is an excellent lens and I really enjoy how comprehensively you presented your work. Glad to see a purple star on this one. Sincerely, Rose

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      gypsyman27 lm 6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing all of this information regarding Zecharia Sitchin, I find the subject fascinating and obviously Mr Sitchin felt strongly about his works and I would have to agree with a lot of his assumptions. I actually have a lens that explores the ancient astronaut theory briefly. Great lens, very good work. See you around the galaxy...

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      jeffersonline 6 years ago

      Poddys, from one dedicated 'Sitchener' to another, I'd like to thank you for taking the time to put this labour of love together. Awesome lens with awesome content. Thanks for all your hard work here.

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      Bellezza-Decor 6 years ago from Canada

      Genetic manipulation by advanced humanoids makes sense. Though I believe in a Creator of the Universe.

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      Positivevibestechnician 6 years ago

      i never would have thought to find something here on sitchin i love his writings 13th planet was a great one. thanks for sharing this

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Awesome lens. Nibiru is coming!

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      nibiru and other conspiracies

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      Tonie Cook 6 years ago from USA

      Fantastic lens! Wonderful information and reference links. Thank you for sharing.

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      Tony Payne 6 years ago from Southampton, UK

      @RinchenChodron: Thanks. I have a lot of respect for this man and his theories, and I believe that he is right.

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      Tony Payne 6 years ago from Southampton, UK

      @ArtByLinda: I agree. I wonder now with his passing if there are others who will follow in his footsteps and research further. It's such a shame that there are probably many more artifacts waiting to be discovered and added to the saga, but in Iraq. Who knows what has already been lost forever.

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      Tony Payne 6 years ago from Southampton, UK

      @capriliz lm: Anything is possible, definitely, and we shouldn't necessarily believe everything that we are taught either.

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      Tony Payne 6 years ago from Southampton, UK

      @Sensitive Fern: Erik Von Daniken who wrote the Chariots Of The Gods books just highlighted some unrelated ancient places and objects that we can't easily explain. Zecharia Sitchin takes the story so much further, and makes everything seem perfectly logical.

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      Tony Payne 6 years ago from Southampton, UK

      @piedromolinero: That's what I was wondering. His theories all make sense, if you think about all the anomalies in our history. Everything falls into place if you assume that the stories of the Anunnaki are true. It's tough to swallow for so many people though, especially those who are deeply religious. It's definitely more likely that the Sumerians took the effort to write down their history, than just some fanciful ancient science fantasy series.

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      piedromolinero 6 years ago

      RIP Zecharia Sitchin. Probably he is now at some place where he will be able to prove or disapprove his theories.

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      Sensitive Fern 6 years ago

      Fascinating stuff! I remember going to see the Chariot of the Gods movie when I was a kid but I don't think I ever heard of Zecharia Sitchen. I'm intrigued.