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Zecharia Sitchin

Zecharia Sitchin was born in Russia and raised in Palestine, where he acquired a profound knowledge of modern and ancient Hebrew, other Semitic and European languages, the Old Testament, and the history and archeology of the Near East. He is one of the few scholars who is able to read and understand Sumerian. The Earth Chronicles series of books is based on the premise that mythology is not fanciful but the repository of ancient memories. The first book, The Twelfth Planet, refers to the probability that there is one more planet in our solar system. That there are twelve members, counting sun, moon and ten planets, not the nine we know of. That people from that planet came to earth almost half a million years ago and did many of the things about which we read in the Bible, in the book of Genesis.

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Breaking the Godspell: Thoughts on the Work of Zecharia Sitchin

Neil Freer

The archaeological synthesis of the Sumerian scholar, Zecharia Sitchin proves the "gods" (Sumerian:Annunaki; Egyptian:Neter; Hebrew:Anakim, Nefilim, Elohim) the ancient civilizations insisted came here from space, created humans and gave us civilization, were flesh and blood humanoids from the last planet in our solar system (Nibiru, Planet X) who genetically engineered us as slave animals by splicing their genes with Homo Erectus genes and, eventually, accepted us as limited partners. R

Connecting the Missing Link: An Interview with Zecharia Sitchin

Sirona Knight and Michael Starwyn

Zecharia Sitchin has written a series of intriguing books including The 12th Planet, The Wars of Gods and Men, When Time Began, Stairway to Heaven, and The Lost Realms (Bear and Company). These books deal with Earth's and humankind's histories and prehistories and are based on information actually written on clay tablets by the ancient civilizations of the Near East. In a rare interview, we had the opportunity to ask Zecharia Sitchin about his transformational journey which has lead him to the well-researched and documented discovery that our ancestors came from the stars. R

Dialogue in Bellaria: Sitchin and Vatican Theologian Discuss UFO's, Extraterrestrials, Angels, Creation of Man

Zecharia Sitchin

In what must be a historic first, a high official of the Vatican and a Hebrew scholar discussed the issue of Extraterrestrials and the Creation of Man, and though different from each other in upbringing, background, religion and methodology, nevertheless arrived at common conclusions R

Excerpts From Zecharia Sitchin's Speech


There is one more planet in our own solar system, not light years away, that comes between Mars and Jupiter every 3,600 years. People from that planet came to Earth almost half a million years ago and did many of the things about which we read in the Bible, in the book of Genesis. I prophetize the return of this planet called Nibiru, though I have no time frame. The planet is inhabited by intelligent human beings like us who will come and go between their planet and our planet. They created Homo sapiens. We look like them. I call them the Anunnaki. R

Gods from Outer Space?

Christy Taylor

Have we been visited? Have extra-terrestrials influenced our history? If you look at mythology, it appears we have been visited! Almost all mythologies (Christian mythology included) mentions some sort of flying gods. R

Skeptical: Sitchin's Twelfth Planet

Rob Hafernik

This work is intended to be an analysis of Sitchin's book in light of mainstream archeological thought about ancient Sumeria and mainstream science in other fields such as aerospace engineering, astronomy, evolution, Bible research, and so on. -- Sitchin's work is a masterpiece of linguistic maneuvering and allegorical interpretation. He is clearly well-read in the archeology and mythology of ancient Sumeria and related lore. His work conflicts, however, with mainstream archeological opinion. R

Skeptical: Zecharia Sitchin and The Earth Chronicles

Robert Todd Carroll, The Skeptic's Dictionary

Zecharia Sitchin, along with Erich von Däniken and Immanuel Velikovsky, make up the holy trinity of pseudoscientific mythmakers regarding ancient history. Each begins with the assumption that ancient myths are not myths but historical and scientific texts. Sitchin's claim to fame is announcing that he alone correctly reads ancient Sumerian clay tablets. R

Sumerian Culture and the Annunaki

Neil Freer, Xfacts

A discussion of Zeccharia Sitchin's theory of the Annunaki, an extraterrestrial civilization that colonized this planet. R

The Annunaki and the 12th Planet

Chris Fowler

What sets Zecharia Sitchin apart from others who have written books on similar topics is his academic background and the amount of research he did ( 30 years ) before he published his first book, "The 12th Planet", back in 1976. R

The Return of the Anunnaki (A Review)

Willard Van De Bogart

Nibiruans live on the planet Nibiru, which revolves around our sun every 3,600 years. Nibiru is the 12th planet (counting the Sun and Moon) in our local solar system, and is due to cross the orbits of Earth and Mars in the very near future. These astounding statements are made possible by the Sumerian cuneiform deciphering skills of Zecharia Sitchin, a linguist in command of many ancient languages who has set the scientific world on its ear with his astounding interpretations of ancient writings. R

Ufopsi: Sumerian Tablets


Researcher Zecharia Sitchin states Sumerians knew exactly every position of all the planets in our solar system, included the most distant from the Sun they called "Nibiru", with a very elliptical trajectory and dense atmosphere.

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Excerpts from the books of Zecharia Sitchin.

The Official Website of Zecharia Sitchin

Contains a collection of articles, as well as news from Zecharia Sitchin about his work.


Stairway to Heaven Zecharia SitchinAfter years of painstaking research—combining recent archaeological discoveries with ancient texts and artifacts—noted scholar Zecharia Sitchin has identified the legendary Land of the Gods...and provided astounding new revelations about the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, and other mysterious monuments whose true meanings and purposes have been lost for eons. Since earliest times, humanity has pondered the incomprehensible mysteries of the universe, life...and the afterlife. Was there somewhere on Earth where, after death, mortal man could join the immortal Gods? Where was this place? By whom was it established? And does it still exist today? Buy from Amazon Buy from Barnes & Noble more info...
The 12th Planet Zecharia SitchinOver the years, startling evidence has been unearthed, challenging established notions of the origins of Earth and life on it, and suggests the existence of a superior race of beings who once inhabited our world. The product of thirty years of intensive research, THE 12TH PLANET is the first book in Zecharia Sitchin's prophetic Earth Chronicles series — a revolutionary body of work that offers indisputable documentary proof of humanity's extraterrestrial forefathers. Travelers from the stars, they arrived eons ago, and planted the genetic seed that would ultimately blossom into a remarkable species...called Man. Buy from Amazon Buy from Barnes & Noble more info...
The Wars of Gods and Men Zecharia SitchinThe Wars of Gods and Men, recounting events closer to our times, concludes that the Sinai spaceport was destroyed 4,000 years ago with nuclear weapons. Photographs of Earth from space clearly show evidence of such an explosion. Such gratifying corroboration of audacious conclusions has been even swifter for The Lost Realms. Buy from Amazon Buy from Barnes & Noble more info...