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Joining The Dots


Joining The Dots

I have now published my new book, Joining The Dots, which offers a fresh look at the Atlantis mystery. I have addressed the critical questions of when, where and who, using Plato's own words, tempered with some critical thinking and a modicum of common sense.


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Fracastoro, Girolamo

Fracastoro

Girolamo Fracastoro (1478-1553), was an Italian physician born in Verona. He is credited with writing, in 1530, the first treatise on syphilis, in poetic form, Syphilis sive morbus Gallicus (Syphilis or the French Disease).

Around the same time, Fracastoro identified the then recently discovered Americas as Atlantis.