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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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Sanchuniathon

Sanchuniathon (c. 13-14th cent. BC) was a Phoenician writer whose work is now only available through the writings of Philo of Byblos (c. 100 AD), who claimed to have translated his Phoenicia from the original text(a) .

Sanchuniathon, writing 600 years before Plato was born, refers to the original kings of Egypt calling them Aleteans. Some have speculated that this was an early form or corruption of ‘Atlanteans’.

(a) http://www.q-mag.org/sanchunjaton-phoenicia-and-hesiod.html#d3aSOvrv(link broken Oct. 2018)  See: https://web.archive.org/web/20180316015132/http://www.q-mag.org/sanchunjaton-phoenicia-and-hesiod.html