Ages in Chaos is the second book by Immanuel Velikovsky, first published by Doubleday in , which put forward a major revision of the. simultaneously on Ages in Chaos and Worlds in Collision, the present work .. sentences who Simon YehielVelikovsky was. From the day. Ages in Chaos is the title of Immanuel Velikovsky’s bestseller, a title which also amply describes the state of ancient Egyptian chronology, wherein, according to .

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Blue dustjacket in very good condition. Her visit to the court of King Solomon seems straightforward enough, but finding an appropriate Queen in other histories has been difficult. To ask other readers questions about Ages in Chaosplease sign up. Deals with the question: Small tears to dust jacket which is now in protective mylar.

Ages in Chaos: A reconstruction of ancient history from the Exodus to King Akhnaton

A reconstruction of ancient history. I am no expert in this field and can only say that Velikovsky has his assumptions and zges others have theirs. Another minor problem, is that Ages in Chaos is ultimately tied to Worlds in Collisionin which described the Earth and another celestial body first Venus, and later, Mars having a close encounter with each other, such that Earth experienced some major traumas.

The controversy surrounding his work and its reception is often agds to as “the Velikovsky affair”.

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I loved this book because it adds context to the scriptures from contemporary sources, makin For years scholars have said that the Old Testament is myth because they cannot find any corroborating evidence for the calamities of Moses’ Egypt in the Egyptian sources. Queen Hatshepsut lived, according to the mainstream view of ancient Egyptian chronology, years earlier than King Solomon.


Doubleday, Actually Sidgwick and Jackson first UK edition but this is because they used Doubleday sheets and bound them in their own cloth and dw, pasting a label over the Doubleday colophon. Joelle Steele rated it really liked it Oct 19, Whisper of wear, in beautiful condition overall. Very Good condition in a Very Good dust jacket. Advertisement on DJ rear is for Agees and Akhnaton, which makes this no earlier than printing.

Lightly worn velikovskh the edges. Books by Immanuel Velikovsky. Cameron rated it it was amazing Jun 26, This also makes Abraham a time contemporary of the same new upstarts.

He is one of the most brilliant writers I have read. The 21st dynasty then becomes a line of priest-kings who ruled in the oases simultaneously with the Persians. The el-Amarna letters, a cache of diplomatic correspondence found in Ahknaton’s abandoned capitol, describe events in Syria-Palestine that no one had been able to match up.

Velikovsky’s work has been harshly criticised, including by fellow chronological revisionists such as Peter James. Ages in Chaos Publ. Reconstructing Egyptian and Biblical history 13 April When I first heard of Immanuel Velikovsky it was suggested that he was a nutter, however a cursory glance across the Goodreads community actually suggest that there is some acceptance of his theories and I would be one of them, if we restrict ourselves to this book.

Yet when one goes into the world of accepted scholarship one tends to encounter a group of people who are so set in their ways that any major change to any accepted theory is met with huge amounts of resistance. For Sweeney, therefore, the Mitanni, who corresponded with the pharaohs of the Eighteenth Dynasty, are one and the same as the Medes, conquerors of the Assyrian Empire.

Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Velikovsky is not so much the first of the new catastrophists. Showing best matches Show all copies.


Ages In Chaos

The Genesis of Israel and Egypt. Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. That’s because they seemed to be six centuries apart. The author searched the records of one land after another and went from one generation to another, taking from everywhere hints and clues, evidence and proof.

In the last two years of his life Velikovsky published a further two volumes of the series. The “great king” who crowned Horemheb was the Assyrian king.

His view that the Hittite Empire is simply an invention of modern historians, and that the supposedly Hittite archaeological remains in modern Turkey are actually Chaldean i. The Velikovskian, Back Issues and Articles.

S N Books Ltd Condition: Jan 02, Chwos rated it it was amazing. The 12th Dynasty of ancient Egypt has been moved almost years closer to the present, ending with Alexander the Great’s invasion in No one has been able to do more than guess at who was the King of Punt visited by Pharaoh Hatshepsut.

Aug 23, Lee Belbin rated it really liked it.

However I feel that the problem that Velikovsky faced is not so much the research that formed the foundations of this book, but rather his other book, World’s in Collision, which I suspect that many in the scientific and scholarly community found hard to swallow.

Ages in Chaos 3 books. Refresh and try again. The idea is that accepted time lines are out of step cyaos the events recorded did happen but earlier.

Historians haven’t been able to find an account of the Exodus in Egyptian records.