The Stairway to Heaven: Book II of the Earth Chronicles

The Stairway to Heaven: Book II of the Earth Chronicles

by Zecharia Sitchin

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Overview

Since earliest times, humanity has pondered the incomprehensible mysteries of the universe, life...and the afterlife. In The Stairway to Heaven, the second book of Zecharia Sitchin's Earth Chronicles series, the author answers these fundamental questions: 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? After years of painstaking research--combining recent archaeological discoveries with ancient texts and artifacts--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.

The Earth Chronicles deal with the history and prehistory of Earth and humankind. Each book in the series is based upon information written on clay tablets by the ancient civilizations of the Near East. For the first time, the entire Earth Chronicles series is now available in a hardcover collector's edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591439189
Publisher: Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Publication date: 11/01/1992
Series: Earth Chronicles Series , #2
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 349,452
File size: 38 MB
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About the Author

Zecharia Sitchin (1920-2010) 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 archaeology of the Near East. He was distinguished by his ability to translate and interpret ancient Sumerian and other ancient texts. A graduate of the University of London, he worked as a journalist and editor in Israel for many years before making his home in New York City.
Zecharia Sitchin (1920-2010), an eminent Orientalist and biblical scholar, was born in Russia and grew up 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 archaeology of the Near East. A graduate of the University of London with a degree in economic history, he worked as a journalist and editor in Israel for many years prior to undertaking his life’s work--The Earth Chronicles.

One of the few scholars able to read the clay tablets and interpret ancient Sumerian and Akkadian, Sitchin based The Earth Chronicles series on the texts and pictorial evidence recorded by the ancient civilizations of the Near East. His books have been widely translated, reprinted in paperback editions, converted to Braille for the blind, and featured on radio and television programs.

Table of Contents

I. IN SEARCH OF PARADISE

II. THE IMMORTAL ANCESTORS

III. THE PHARAOH'S JOURNEY TO THE AFTERLIFE

IV. THE STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN

V. THE GODS WHO CAME TO PLANET EARTH

VI. IN THE DAYS BEFORE THE DELUGE

VII. GILGAMESH: THE KING WHO REFUSED TO DIE

VIII. RIDERS OF THE CLOUDS

IX. THE LANDING PLACE

X. TILMUN: LAND OF THE ROCKETSHIPS

XI. THE ELUSIVE MOUNT

XII. THE PYRAMIDS OF GODS AND KINGS

XIII. FORGING THE PHARAOH'S NAME

XIV. THE GAZE OF THE SPHINX


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