Alien Chronicles, 6-8

pp. 104-116, 118 historical UFO accounts

p.

date ChrE

event

rf

106

-329

"gleaming, silver shields in the sky."

21’

104

-218

"At Arpi a shield in the sky. ... Phantom ships appeared in the sky."

5

 

-216

"In Rome, ... Images of ships were seen in the sky".

7

 

-214

"At Hatria an altar was seen in the sky and about it the forms of men in white clothes."

8

 

-170

"At Lanupium, a remarkable spectacle of a fleet of ships was seen in the air."

8’

 

-99

"over Tarquinia ... at around sunset a round object similar to a shield was seen flying from west to east."

11

105

70

"armed troops coursing in the clouds and surrounding cities."

19

 

80

"a ship was seen in the air moving fast."

20

 

98

"At sunset, a burning shield passed over the sky at Rome. It came sparkling from the west and passed over to the east."

21

106

329

"Golgotha ... . A magnificent ethereal cross appeared over the sky. It was two miles in diameter".

22

 

494

"two UFOs in ... Milan".

22’

 

776

"Sigiburg Castle ... they beheld the likeness of two large shields reddish in colour in motion above the church".

24

107

8..

"three men and a woman who were seen alighting from an aerial ship during the Ninth Century" at Lyons.

25

 

919

"An object like a flaming torch was seen in the sky, together with spheres, which flew over Hungary giving out a brighter light than the stars."

26

 

989

"Japan. On the 3rd August ..., three round objects of unusual brilliance were observed; later they were joined together."

27

108

1034

"a strange fiery sphere ... soaring through the sky in a straight course from south to east and then veering toward the setting sun."

28

 

1060

"Jiangsu, China. ... a circular object, "bright as a pearl" emitting a strong light during the day".

29

 

1180

Japan. "an unusual shining object seen the night of October 27, 1180, as a flying earthenware vessel. After a while the object, which had been heading northeast ..., changed its direction ..., leaving a luminous trail."

30

 

1235

"During the night of September 24, ... they observed mysterious lights in the heavens. The lights were seen in the southwest for many hours, winging {winding?}, circling and moving in loops."

31

 

1271

September. "The famous priest, Nichiren, was about to be beheaded at Tatsunokuchi, Kamakura, where there appeared in the sky an object like a full moon, shiny and bright."

32

 

1361

"A flying object described as being shaped like a drum, about twenty feet in diameter emerged from the inland sea off ... Japan."

33

109

1394

winter in England. "This fiery apparition, oftentimes when anyone went alone, it would go with him, and would stand still when he stood still. ... To some it appeared in the likeness of a turning wheel burning; to othersome round in the likeness of a barrel, flashing out flames of fire at the head; to others in the likeness of a long burning lance."

34

 

1458

"On the 2nd January 1458, Japan, a bright object resembling the full moon was seen in the sky ... . Two months later five stars appeared, circling the moon. They changed colour three times and vanished suddenly."

35

 

1461

November 1st. "A fiery thing like an iron rod of good length and as large as one half of the moon was seen in the sky, over Arras, France".

36

 

1465

February in Italy. "a flaming girder seen in the sky".

36’

 

1468

March 9th in Japan. "A dark object, which made a "sound like a wheel", flew ... toward the west at midnight."

37

 

1479

"Arabia. An object was sighted looking like a sharply pointed wooden beam."

37’

 

1517

November 8th. "A great blue sign shining ... appeared in the western sky over Moldavia." {I have seen (though my gaol-cell window, in B., GA) a small section of the sky in a different tint of blue from the other sky.}

38

110

1561

"in Nuremberg on the 14th April ... . The globes, crosses and tubes began to fight one another, and this went on for an hour. Then they all fell to Earth, as if on fire, and faded slowly away producing a lot of steam. Afterwards, a black spear-like object was seen".

38’

 

1566

Basel, Switzerland. " ‘Large black globes’ appeared in the skies."

39’

 

1577

December 5th in Tu:bingen, Germany. "Objects came out of the clouds resembling large, tall and wide hats and they landed in great numbers and in a variety of colours."

39’’

111

1580

Strait of Magellan. "we saw a round and flat thing appear, red ..., shaped like a shield, that rose up on the air ... . It became longer as it went over a mountain and ... its shape became like a half-moon".

40

 

1606

May at Kyoto. "a red wheel hovered near Nijo Castle".

41

112

1670

August 16th over Touraine, France. 2 fiery planks in the sky.

43

 

1680

"sighting of a wheel-like above" in the sky.

?

 

1697

November 4th over Hamburg. "two glowing wheels" in the sky.

?

113

1709

February 5th. "Two large columns of fire were revealed, one in the east, the other on the west, and as they moved they formed the letter ‘A’. They united after this and turned into a rainbow".

44

 

1710

London. "a UFO sighting" by "night watchmen."

44’

114

1733

December 8th at Fleet in Dorset, England. "saw a silvery disk fly overhead in broad daylight."

46

 

1737

December 6th over Bucharest. "a large ‘symbol’ appeared in the western sky "red ... and very broad" ... . ... it split up into two parts but later became united once again".

47

115

1783

August 18th at Windsor Castle. "a luminous object in the skies".

49’

 

1799

December 17th at Migne, Poitiers, France. "a magnificent luminous object shining brighter than the sun ... . It was ... shaped like a cross."

50’

116

1812

Bucovina. "Towards noon a large star with many rays appeared and in the night she ... flew ...; and afterwards she returned".

51

 

1836

Szeged, Hungary. "spherical lights".

52

 

1837

August 29/30th over Ti^rgu-Neamt and Dorohoi in Romania. "It was a sphere, lit up ... . It descended in the twilight and the whole field shone with a powerful light and glow."

52’

 

1863

August at Madrid. "a luminous body that appeared toward the east ... . It was of a reddish colour, and on the top there could be seen an appendix or crown ... . It was stationary for a long time ...; but later it began to move quickly in different directions : horizontally, rising and lowering."

55

118

1868

July at Copiapo`, Chile. "A strange ‘aerial construction’ bearing lights and making engine noises, flew low over this town."

57

 

1879

May 15th in the Persian Gulf. "Two very large ‘wheels’ were seen spinning in the air and slowly coming to the surface of the sea."

61

[omitting mentions of multiple suns, a meteorological phainomenon "sun-dogs" (-163, -122, -42, 1749, etc.); and

of multiple moons, a meteorological phainomenon "moon-dogs"(-223, -222, -122, etc.)]

[some of these mentions may be explained as electrostatic "fire-balls" (-90, -85, -66, 1663, etc.); or as meteorite-falls (-72, etc.)]

[most accounts by only a single witness are omitted; omitted also are various unlikely "tall tales" from western United States of the late 19th century]

{It is quite strange that these events occurred mainly in the 2nd halves of centuries, with events in the 1st halves being much sparser. (This is especially true of the 1st, 11th, 12th, 14th, 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries, Chr.E.)}

pp. 124-125 references for historical UFO accounts

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reference

21’

epistle of Alexandros to Aristoteles

5

Livius : Historia lib. XXI-XXII

7

J. Obsequens : Liber Prodigiorum cap. 31, n. 81

8

Ibid. cap. 66

8’

Conrad Wolfhart : Prodigiorum ac Ostentorum Chronicon. 1567.

11

Liber Prodigiorum cap. 105, nn. 486, 488, 490

19

Iosephos CXI

20

Prodigiorum ac Ostentorum Chronicon.

21

Ibid.

22

Acta Santorum, vol. 2

22’

Annales Basilea, quoted in Prodigiorum ac Ostentorum Chronicon.

24

FSR, vol. IX, no. 2 (March-April 1963), p. 13.

25

Jacques Vallee : Passport to Magonia.

26

Ribera El Gran Enigma. p. 356

27

Passport to Magonia. p. 6

28

Jacques Vallee :UFOs in Space. p. 9

29

The Journal, 23 August 1985, p. 4

30

Passport to Magonia. pp. 4-5

31

Ibid. p. 5

32

Bulletin of the CBA Association (Yokohama) III, 1 (1964)

33

Passport to Magonia. p. 6

34

Raphael Holinshed : Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland. 1808. vol. 2, p. 829

35

Passport to Magonia. p. 6

36

UFOs in Space. p. 9

36’

Angelo de Tummulillis : Notabilia Temporum.

37

Passport to Magonia. pp. 5-6

37’

Prodigiorum ac Ostentorum Chronicon.

38

Letopisetul Moldovcenesc

38’

Wickiana Collection, Zurich Central Library.

39’

Ibid.

39’’

Pierre Boaistuau : Chronicling Strange Happenings. 1594.

40

Pedro Sarmiento : Viaje al Estrecho de Magallanes. 1768.

41

Passport to Magonia. p. 6

43

Marc Deceneaux : Histoires de la Fin du Monde. p. 111

44

Biblioteca Academiei, "manuscris slavon" 706

44’

Mary Evans Picture Library.

46

Mysteries of the Unexplained. Reader’s Digest, February 1985. p. 210

47

Biblioteca Academiei, "manuscris roma^nesc" 2342, f. 3-4

49’

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1784.

50’

De Bouille, correspondence with Pope Leo XII.

51

Biblioteca Academiei, "manuscris roma^nesc" 1346, f. 2V

52

Ion Hobana & Julien Weverbergh : UFOs behind the Iron Curtain. 1972.

52’

Albina Roma^nesca, September 2nd.

55

August 14th 1863, issue 226,"Interior"

57

Jacques Vallee : Anatomy of a Phenomenon.

61

Roundup 17; Anatomy 12

pp. 137-138 apparent depictions of extraterrestrial aliens as praehistoric idols

p. 137, Fig. 18

An idol is "of a strange suited-six-fingered entity and was found in Kiev dated to 4000 B.C."

p. 138, Fig. 21

A "3,000-year-old object was found in Toprakkale, Turkey. It looks remarkably like a space module with a pilot sitting ... at controls."

p. 138 apparent depictions of space-module and of delta-winged ae:rocraft as praehistoric idols

"aeroplane-like objects ... were excavated 30 years ago ... from the Sinu[`] culture ... dating between the Sixth and Ninth Centuries AD. They are ... made of gold, have tail fins, broad triangular wings, and an open area where a cockpit would be. [They all have their wings attached at the bottom of the fuselage; whereas] the ‘wings’ of all insects are attached at the top of the corpus".

p. 143 websites

http://www.unmuseum.org

http://www.world-mysteries.com

pp. 147-148, 151, 153-154, 156 UFO sightings in the 1st half of the 20th century Chr.E.

p.

date & place

event

147

February 9th 1913 in Toronto, ON

"they sighted a shiny, deep red object travelling eastward from the north ... . Suddenly, other similar bodies appeared, all emanating from the same place and travelling in exactly the same direction as the one that had preceded them. ... After this sighting . news came in relating to numerous identical sightings having taken place over a whole string of towns, going ... all the way to Saint Roque Cape in Brazil."

148

October 17th 1917 in Fat.ima, Portugal

"a silver coloured rotating disk, which emanated all the colours of the rainbow in succession. The disk suddenly plunged ... . Then ..., it reversed and shot up".

151

1937 in Vancouver

"from the sky ... ‘two saucers’ open ends facing each other, glowing bright blue."

153

February 25th 1942 in Culver City, CA

"A strange aerial intruder hovered ... . It was ... ‘enormous’ and ‘pale orange’ in colour."

 

1940-1942

"Numerous UFOs were photographed during WW2. They received the nickname ‘Foo Fighters’ from a maxim used by a cartoon comic character, Smokey Stover. ... It was a worldwide

154

phenomenon with accounts from ... Norway, Germany, France, Sicily, The Pacific, Burma and Tunisia. Typically the objects were ... orange and would appear from nowhere, tagging aircraft for up to 40 minutes.’

156

1946

(quoted from ATS :) "the Scandinavian countries reported over 2,000 unidentified flying objects over their airspace. ... Oddly, the objects appeared over some of the southern European countries also, such as Greece, where an official investigation was conducted in 1947."

ATS = Tim Good : Above Top Secret. 1987.

Matthew Hurley (ed. by Neil Hague) : The Alien Chronicles : compelling evidence for ufos. Quester Publ, Chester, UK, 2003.

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GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY SPECIAL PUBLICATION No. 273 = L. Piccardi & W. B. Masse (edd.) : Myth and Geology. London, 2007.

pp. 51-9 Vittori; Fulloni; Piccardi : "Environment & Natural Hazards in Roman and Mediaeval Texts".

p. 57a "flying objects, e.g. ‘clypei ardentes’ (Pliny) : burning {/ardens/ in Latin can, however, as well mean ‘glowing’ as ‘burning’} shields ... (... taken as evidence of extraterrestrial visits by ufologists!)"

p. 51b "book by Konrad Wolffhart, better known as Lycosthenes, entitled Prodigiorum ac ostentorum chronicon (Chronicle of Omens and Portents), published in 1557 (... available at : http://www.propheties.it/nostradamus/prodigiorum/prodigiorum1.html)."

pp. 215-25 Massimo d’Orazio : "Meteorite Records in the Antient Greek and Latin Literature".

p. 217a [event in sky over Aigos-potamoi in the Hellespont, during the 2nd year of the 78th Olypiad = -467/6 Chr.E.] "Plutarch cites a previous writer, Damaichus of Plataea (fourth century BC), who in his work ‘On the Religion’ reported that, a very large fiery {i.e., glowing, as is usual with UFOs} body was observed in the heavens for 75 days continually ... . This body was not resting, but it moved in tortuous and broken trajectories {typical only of UFOs}, throwing flaming pieces in all directions {the "flaming pieces" evidently being scout-UFO emerging from the "very large" mother-UFO}, shining".

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UFOS in Works of Art, p. 6 http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread188505/pg6

"Julius Obsequens' "Book of Prodigies" (another figure whose work is frequently presented as recording historical UFO events)."

[Julian Obsequens (in Latin) : http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/obsequens.html]

"The translation was performed by Dr. Stephen Batman ... and published as The Doome : Warning All Men to Judgment" [The Doome http://www.propheties.it/nostradamus/batman/batman.html]

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