First science fiction book: A 2nd century AD novel features moon travels, alien encounters and celestial kingdom wars

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A ship swept up to the moon by a tempest.

A True Story by Lucian is the first science fiction book known!

And this fantasy novel written in the 2nd century AD in Roman Syria features explorers flying to the moon, a first encounter with aliens, interplanetary war between imperialistic celestial kingdoms, and the discovery of a continent across the ocean.

If you want a nice read for the end of your vacations, I would recommend this book gathering A True Story and many others early science fiction stories:

You can also enjoy this fantasy book here!

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