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When Time Began (Earth Chronicles #5)

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Who was the divine architect of Stonehedge?

They came to Earth thousands of years ago to usher in mankind's first New Age of scientific growth and spiritual enlightenment. Under the guidance of these ancient visitors from the heavens, human civilisation flourished - as revolutionary advances in art, science and thought swept through the inhabited world. And they left behind
Mass Market Paperback, 410 pages
Published April 2007 by Harper (first published 1993)
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JJ Liberty
Nov 13, 2017 rated it liked it
Sitchin’s When Time Began, the fifth book in the Revolutionary Earth Chronicle series is another amazing read from the seven book series. Sitchin relies mainly on Sumerian and Egyptian writings, sacred artifacts, and ancient architecture to provide amazing insights on the origins of the calendar, astronomy, and astrology. In addition, Sitchin reveals the chaotic times for both gods and men with the arrival of a New Age. Leaving behind the Age of Taurus, Sitchin takes his readers on the climax ci ...more
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Omid Mankoo
Jan 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Zachariah Sitchins books are detailed with actual translations of Ancient Cuniform (clay tablet) writings. He is an Archeologist, and ancient scirpt translator. He delves into ancient texts, and clay tablet writtings, religious scriptures, artifacts, and drawings & visits museums, and sights of actual historical significance mentioned in various world scriptures, to get an up-close, hands on grasp of what happened. His books are filled with historical facts, with awesome translations, actual ...more
Mark Austin
Jan 21, 2015 rated it it was ok
★ - Most books with this rating I never finish and so don't make this list. This one I probably started speed-reading to get it over with.
★★ - Average. Wasn't terrible, but not a lot to recommend it. Probably skimmed parts of it.
★★★ - Decent. A few good ideas, well-written passages, interesting characters, or the like.
★★★★ - Good. This one had parts that inspired me, impressed me, made me laugh out loud, made me think - it got positive reactions and most of the rest of it was pretty decent too.
Conor Lade
Nov 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Sitchin's material is cutting edge, although it can be somewhat dense and academic. Ancient aliens directing the course of the earth is the theme of most of his writing. His research is so thorough and his theories so logical that I suspect he will one day be seen as a visionary who "figured it out" long before conventional science.
Feb 21, 2014 rated it really liked it
When the Greeks adopted Thoth, the god of the Game of 52, as their god Hermes, they bestowed on him the title Hermes Trismegistos, "Hermes the thrice greatest." Perhaps they recognized that he had thrice guided Mankind in the observation of the beginning of a New Age-the changeover to Taurus, to Aries, to Pisces.
For that was, for those generations of Mankind, when Time began.
Jan 09, 2009 rated it really liked it
different prospective on what happen on earth in the begining of time.
Jun 17, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
rereading for self-forced study reasons
Adam Madvibe
book 5....
Dean Sundmark
Jan 28, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: paranormal, history
Really interesting information, a bit wordy and technical at times.
Jun 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Informative & thought provoking. Another great novel, already started the 6th book in The Earth Chronicles.
Sep 03, 2012 rated it really liked it
When---and where---it all started!
Title in German:
Das erste Zeitalter
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Jun 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Syrius information!!
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Sitchin was born in Baku, Azerbaijan, and was raised in Palestine. He acquired some knowledge of modern and ancient Hebrew, other Semitic and European languages, the Torah, and the history and archeology of the Near East.

Sitchin graduated from the London School of Economics, University of London, majoring in economic history.

A journalist and editor in Israel for many years, he now lives and writ
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