Jacket for 'The Sirius Mystery'


UK - Century (Random House)
Netherlands - Bosch & Keuning
Italy - Edizioni Piemme SpA
Spain - Grupo Editorial CEAC
Turkey - Bilyay Vakfi
Poland - Ksiazka y Wiedza
Bulgaria - Miram Publishing House
Hungary - Pecsi Direkt KFT
Estonia - Sinisukk, Estonia
Japan - Kadokawa Haruki Jimusho
Russia - Eksmo
Brazil - Madras
Greece - Enalios

The Sirius Mystery

By Robert Temple

Published Jan 2010

How is it possible for the secret traditions of an African tribe to contain detailed data on the star Sirius which modern astronomers have only just discovered? Why can this strange information be traced back to the even older civilisations of Sumer and Egypt? The most ancient and sacred traditions of the Dogon tribe in West Africa maintain that the existence of civilisation on earth is a result of contact from inhabitants of a planet in the system of the star Sirius.

Temple’s awe-inspiring detective work traces the traditions of the Dogon and three related tribes back 5,000 years to the ancient Mediterranean cultures of Sumer and Egypt. He shows that these ancient civilisations depended on physics and astrophysics, which they claimed was imported to them by visitors from Sirius…