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According to Sitchin’s interpretation of Mesopotamian iconography and symbolism, outlined in his book The 12th Planet and its sequels, there is an undiscovered planet beyond Neptune that follows a long, elliptical orbit, reaching the inner solar system roughly every 3, years. He uses the Epic of Creation Enuma Elish as the foundation for his cosmogonyidentifying the young god Marduk, who overthrows the older regime of gods and creates pibro Earth, as the unknown “Twelfth Planet”.

If they are gods, then why can’t they have some really divine technology such as intradimensional worm-hole travel, antigravity, starlight propulsion, or black hole bounce rematerializations?


John rated it liked it Aug 08, Thanks for telling us about the problem. His work has been criticized for flawed methodology and mistranslations of ancient texts as well as for incorrect astronomical and scientific claims. Peter Jamesco-author of the controversial book Centuries of Darkness[33] has criticized Sitchin both for ignoring the world outside Mesopotamia and more specifically for misunderstanding Babylonian literature:.

So figure 15 on page 40 is radiation therapy, and figure 71 on page is a god inside a rocket-shaped chamber. His books have been widely translated, converted to braille for the blind, and featured on radio and television.

Sitchin’s books have sold millions of copies worldwide and have been translated into more than 25 languages. BakuAzerbaijan SSR. According to Sitchin, Enki the Sumerian god of water and human culture suggested that to relieve the Anunnaki, who had mutinied over their dissatisfaction with their working conditions, that primitive workers Homo sapiens be created by genetic engineering as slaves to replace them in the gold mines by crossing extraterrestrial genes with those of Homo erectus.

American biblical scholar Michael S. Refresh and try again. Van Flandernof the U. The New York Times Company. Between the two on the plans a line have I drawn, Sixty leagues thereafter sitchun healing city shall come into being, A city of your own it shall be, Shurubak, the Haven City, I shall name it.

This planet is called Nibiru although Jupiter was the planet associated with the god Marduk in Babylonian cosmology. Jpt rated it liked it Sep 04, Paulo Henrique rated it liked it Jan 23, Also, the work is victorious in the sense that it successfully manages to merge the world of ancient mythology with that of contemporary science fiction.


In Velikovsky’s case, these interplanetary collisions were supposed to have taken place within the span of human existence, whereas for Sitchin these occurred during the early stages of planetary formation, but entered the mythological account passed down via the alien race which purportedly evolved on Nibiru after these encounters.

What Sitchin sees is what he needs for his hypothesis.

To ask other readers questions about El Libro Perdido de Enkiplease sign up. Heiser has called Sitchin “arguably the most important proponent of the ancient astronaut hypothesis over the last several decades”. What The Lost Book of Enki is, however, is a sci-fi novel, and personally, I would have found it a far more successful work if it had embraced its genre as opposed to presenting itself as an intact Sumerian epic, albeit without the trademark repetition of phrases which make real Sumerian epics so entertaining.

He asserted that Sumerian mythology suggests that this hypothetical planet of Nibiru is in an elongated, 3,year-long elliptical orbit around the sun. Sitchin was born in Baku, Azerbaijan, and was raised in Palestine. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sitchin bases his arguments on his personal interpretations of pre-Nubian and Sumerian texts, and the seal VA This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat He cited the work of Sitchin and others to support his assertion.

However, sources such as the book Sumerian Lexicon [21] have made the language more accessible to non-experts. Salzberg also argues that gene loss combined with sample size effects and evolutionary rate variation provide an alternative, more biologically plausible explanation. Sitchin believes that fallout from nuclear weaponsused during a war between factions of the extraterrestrials, is the “evil wind” described in the Lament for Ur that destroyed Ur around BC.

InKazem Finjan, the Iraqi Minister of Transport, claimed at a press conference that Sumerians had built and used an airport in the Dhi Qar Governorate to launch spaceships from df ago.

Sitchin’s books have sold millions of copies worldwide and have been published in more than 25 languages.


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I do, however, give the author much credit for being bold and innovative in his choice to utilize this particular structure. Get zechzria constantly updating feed of breaking news, fun stories, pics, memes, and videos just. Sitchin states the exact year is BC. Sitchin’s ideas have been rejected by scientists and academics, who dismiss his work as pseudoscience and pseudohistory.

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When translated, seal VA reads “You’re his Servant” which is now thought to be a message from a nobleman to a servant. Wikiversity has learning resources about Zecharia Sitchin. For the doomsday theory, see Nibiru cataclysm. Sitchin merrily ignores all this and assigns unwarranted planetary identities to the gods mentioned in the theogony.

Even if Sitchin is referring to written rather than to spoken language, it is unlikely that his contention can be persuasively defended, since Sumerian ideograms were preceded by the Azilian and Tartarian signaries of Europe as well as by a variety of script-like notational systems between the Nile and Indus rivers. While working as an executive for a shipping company, he taught himself Sumerian cuneiform and visited several archaeological sites.

New York and London. William Irwin Thompson comments on what he calls Sitchin’s ‘literalism’:. New York CityU. However, Sitchin’s proposed series of rogue planetary collisions differ in both details and timing.

Zecharia Sitchin

When Sitchin wrote his books, only specialists could read the Sumerian language. By using this eitchin, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Sitchin has constructed what appears to be a convincing argument, but when he gets close to single images on ancient tablets, he falls back into the literalism of “Here is an image of the gods in rockets.

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