Serpents and Dragons in the Skies of the Past: Mythical Animals or UFOs?
A re-reading of the historical records of various terrestrial cultures shows that their winged monsters were sophisticated and powerful flying devices.
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Some archaeologists have tried to explain why snakes are seen as objects of deep veneration by claiming that ancient legends only reflected the fear our ancestors felt of being attacked by venomous species—and that, moreover, they symbolized immortality with every change of skin. , representing a renaissance with renewed vigor. However, this answer is far from explaining certain simple and notorious questions about him, such as the fact that the serpents described in the legends did not crawl, but flew. Archaeologists make no mention of this. And, skin shed or not, snakes also die – which is not seen in the historical records considered, in which they are eternal.
Snakes or flying artifacts?
From this it follows, of course, that whatever explanation is intended to give about the prominent place that serpents had in the ancient world, it should consider that our ancestors were not talking about any species of reptiles, but something different, something that flew and caused them perplexity. But what drove ancient civilizations to see serpents in the skies? And how do these descriptions fit with others, equally historical, in which such alleged beings are seen as civilizing entities, benefactors, who came from outside the Earth, that is, from the cosmos. These legends are also numerous and significant in antiquity [See the Extraterrestrials in the Past DVD series, advertised on the front back cover of this edition].
Of course, we’re not talking about just any animal. Speculating that the Earth has been visited in the remote past by explorers from other worlds – thesis now unquestionable -, the true identity of such astronauts may well have been confused by our ancestors with that of powerful gods, as happened in New Guinea during the World War II, when the American soldiers who arrived there were enthroned as messengers from heaven. Another viable hypothesis is that these mysterious flying serpents that abound in ancient myths were nothing but high-tech artifacts that cut through the skies of ancient times, showing a peculiar aerodynamic shape that prehistoric or medieval man could only interpret by making an analogy. with something they knew,
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