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Sitchin bases his arguments on his personal interpretations of pre-Nubian and Sumerian texts, and the seal VA Lovecraft and extraterrestrial pop culture.
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Fritze author of the book Invented Knowledge: El Libro Perdido de Enki has ratings and 56 reviews. In order to do this he interprets the Babylonian theogony as a factual account of the birth of the other “eleven” planets. What Sitchin sees is what he needs for his hypothesis. According to former Immanuel Velikovsky assistant turned prolific critic, C. The second half, struck again by one of Nibiru’s moons, was pushed into a new orbit and became today’s planet Earth.
The Wars of Gods and Men: 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 the Earth, as the unknown “Twelfth Planet”.
Sumerian, of course, is the virtual archetype of what linguistic taxonomists call a language-isolatemeaning a language that does not fall into any of the well-known language-families or exhibit clear cognation with any known language.
Sitchin posing with an enlarged, purported year-old cylinder seal impression. Sitchin attributed the creation oibro the ancient Sumerian culture to the Anunnakiwhich he stated was a race of extraterrestrials from a planet beyond Neptune called Nibiru. Since the release of his first book The 12th Planet inSitchin has written seven other books as part of his Earth Chronicles series, as well as six other companion books.
Lateral Transfer or Gene Loss? Sitchin was born in Baku, Azerbaijan, and was raised in Palestine.
To ask other readers questions about El Libro Perdido de Enkiplease sign up. Sitchin’s books have sold millions of copies worldwide and have been published in more than 25 languages. For the doomsday theory, see Nibiru cataclysm. When Sitchin wrote his books, only specialists could read the Sumerian language.
So hard to read. Naval Observatory, which Sitchin uses to bolster his thesis, is no support at all. 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.
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London School of EconomicsUniversity of London. Sitchin merrily ignores all this and assigns unwarranted planetary identities to the gods mentioned in the theogony. This planet is called Nibiru although Jupiter was the planet associated with pllaneta god Marduk in Babylonian cosmology.
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However, Sitchin’s proposed series of rogue planetary collisions differ in both details and timing. Within twelve orbits the object would be either ejected or converted to a short period object. Also unexplained is how the Nephilim, who evolved long after Nibiru arrived, knew what happened when Nibiru first entered the solar system. Lonely Minds in the Universe: Sitchin states that these “gods” were the rank-and-file workers of the colonial expedition to Earth from planet Nibiru.
A lot of …more Short answer Other books in the series. Sitchin’s linguistics seems at least as amateurish as his anthropology, biology, and astronomy. The scenario outlined by Sitchin, with Nibiru returning to the inner solar system regularly every 3, years. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Wikiversity has learning resources about Zecharia Sitchin. Eaas it suits Sitchin, is sometimes planet Neptune and sometimes a spaceman. His books have been widely translated, converted to braille for the blind, and featured on radio and television.