Questions tagged [ancient-races]

Races (normally species) which lived long ago and (normally) no longer exist. Examples include the Iconicans in Star Trek.

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Could the Ancient repository of knowledge have helped O'Neill to ascend?

We're told (if I recall correctly) that O'Neill's brain is more developed than most or all humans; we also know he has a natural Ancient gene in his DNA. That's presumably why he was able to somewhat ...
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Novel about an older race of amphibians discovered on Earth

This may have been a YA novel I read in paperback pre-80's. The protagonist was a kid who found a cavern and woke up a member of the race that was in some sort of stasis. They explore some of the ...
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Our civilization on Earth collapses; subsequent civilization discovers our technology [duplicate]

I'm looking for a science fiction book that is about the discovery of an ancient technological civilization on Earth in the far future . The discoverer's civilization is not highly technological, and ...
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Story or novel about humans being rare in the galaxy, and protagonist is searching for earth

I read this maybe 20 years ago(and it may be much older than that)... I don't recall if it was a short story, or a novel. Things I recall: The galaxy is largely populated by aliens. Humans are rare,...
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Book from the 70's: advanced civilisation bodies found in Antarctica, one tells their story

The book I'm looking for was set in either Antarctica or the North Pole. I really believe it was Antarctica. During a dig, 2 prehistoric, advanced civilization bodies were discovered. One of them ...
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Scfi/fantasy novel with archeology, ancient civilisation/aliens and possibly reincarnation themes?

I've been looking for this novel for years, I first read it in the late 1990s as a paperback. It was a mid-length novel, at least 200 pages. It was about an archaeologist who was excavating an ...
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Did they ever return for 'The Book'

In the Stargate SG-1, S1 episode The Torment of Tantalus, they gate to a planet which had an ancient meeting place of The Four Great Races. The races had there some compendium of knowledge, which ...