An A-Z Guide To The Search For Plato's Atlantis

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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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Slavery

Slavery was part of Plato’s Ideal State, so it is strange that if Plato used the story of Atlantis as an example of his ideal state he did not include slavery in his very detailed description of Atlantis. In fact he described something quite different, namely a feudal system where those that were given plots of land on the Plain of Atlantis received them in return for military service when required. This conflict with his own ideas would appear to support the view that the Atlantis story came from somewhere other than Plato’s imagination.