Pliny’s UFO – The View from the Junkyard

meteorSome new Windows into History content is now being posted on our sister site, The View from the Junkyard, eventually forming one integrated site.  This is an ad free site, so will provide you with a more comfortable reading experience.  Please click across for today’s new article about a possible UFO sighting mentioned by Pliny.

Pliny the Elder’s Naturalis Historia is a fascinating piece of work, displaying an understanding of the world that seems remarkably ahead of its time. The first book concerns what we could broadly term astronomy. I recommend reading the whole text, but I am going to focus here on chapter 35, which has been picked up by UFOlogists as possible evidence for a sighting in 76BC […]

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About Roger Pocock

Author of windowsintohistory.wordpress.com Co-writer on junkyard.blog Editor of frontiersmenhistorian.info
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