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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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Placet, Francois

Francois Placet was a 17th century French abbot, who, in 1668, published a small booklet (in French) entitled “The break up of large and small world’s, as being demonstrated that America was connected before the flood with the other parts of the world.” A Scientific American article relates how “He argued that the two continents were once connected by the lost continent of “Atlantis” and the flood of the bible separated them.” (a)

The idea of the biblical flood to explain the shape of continents remained very popular for the next 250 years.

(a) https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/history-of-geology/from-the-contracting-earth-to-early-supercontinents/