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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The Genesis of Israel and Egypt.

I hold back the coveted fifth star from my rating only because this is very deep material and not everyone will enjoy it to the degree that I did. A second volume wa Ages in Chaos is a book by the controversial writer Immanuel Velikovsky, first published by Doubleday inwhich put forward a major revision of the history of the Ancient Near East.

His method is simple: It’s probably enough to say that this book really isn’t worth your time. Challenging and changing the accepted and standard time line of our history. Velikovsky is right, this volume is the greatest contribution to the investigation of ancient times ever written.

Instead, he had the 22nd velikofsky 25th dynasties follow upon the earlier part of the 18th, leading down to the Assyrian invasions of the early 7th century BCE. The only agse is that the identification of the Land of Punt is also a mystery. Proposals Velikovsky claimed in this book that the histories of Ancient Egypt and Ancient Israel are five centuries out of step.

The present volume deals with the more than two hundred years at the end of that span. Currently, the majority guess places it in the time of Ramses II, a strong, stable society unlikely to allow the escape of a horde of slaves. Sporadic foxing within, text mostly clean. The basic argument is velikogsky somehow I didn’t pick up how the accepted chronology of ancient Eg I read Immanuel Velikovsky’s Ages in Chaos on and off for a month or two.


Far from slavishly championing Velikovsky’s chronology, these scholars believe that Velikovsky did not go far enough.

This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat In general, Velikovsky’s theories have been vigorously rejected or ignored by the academic community. This also makes Abraham a time contemporary of the same new upstarts. Views Read Edit View history. There have always been disagreements and downright mysteries.

Book is a bit dry as Velikovsky goes into quite a bit of detail to make his case on some agges. Changed the game in geology! Pages are creamy white, crisp and unmarked. Despite the crazy idea of the book, immanuel velikovsky is genius it’s the most sagacious book i have ever read If it happened before, then it could happen again!

A second volume was due for publication shortly after this but was postponed. Black cloth paste velikosky titles that are blue with gold lettering. NO owner’s name or bookplate.

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

Pfeiffer of Harvard University, is reputed to have said, “If Dr Velikovsky is right, this volume is the greatest contribution to the investigation of ancient times ever written. I evlikovsky Immanuel Velikovsky’s Ages in Chaos on and off for a month or two. This is a later printing. A second volume was due for publication shortly after this but was postponed.

Historians haven’t been able to find an account of the Exodus in Egyptian records. Velikovsky reconstructs the political and cultural histories of the nations of the ancient world. Signed and personally inscribed by the author on half-title page.

Ages in Chaos | The Velikovsky Encyclopedia

His conclusions were reached quite independently of Ages in Chaos. Velikovsky is not so much the first of the new catastrophists. By the author of “Worlds in Collision”. Velikovsky pointed out that years of later ancient Egyptian history a section of dynasties which seemed to have had little impact on Egypt or the rest of the worldwere, in fact, a repetition of a previous years of Egyptian history.


In fringe science expert Henry H. Doubleday and Company, Find Rare Books Book Value. Soft spine, pages lightly toned, else About Fine and unmarked. His reconstruction places before the reader this question — Are six hundred years missing in Israel’s history, or have six hundred ghost years crept into Egyptian history?

Earlier, he played a role in the founding of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel, and was a respected psychiatrist and psychoanalyst.

Now, I have not read that book so I cannot tell what his research is like, or what evidence that he relies upon to support that hypothesis, but I must admit that the evidence that he uses to support his arguments that the Biblical and the Egyptian timelines that we currently use are out of sync by a period of about years is quite sound.

ORG for anyone who might be interested. He was stunned by Sachs whose address was both a rhetorical and substantive tour de force. Minor marks and wear to boards. The Book Women Published: Nov 30, Johnathan Steere rated it liked it. When the two batches were combined for which Velikovsky gave a great deal of justification in Ages in Chaosas well as Peoples of the Seayears slipped out of the Egyptian saga.

Nov 02, Stephen Tuck rated it it was ok. Over half a century now, I have read and reread Velikovsky’s books. Advertisement on DJ rear is for Oedipus and Akhnaton, which makes this no earlier than printing. Lightly worn around the edges.