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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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Unger, Franz Joseph

DFranz_Ungerr. Franz Joseph Unger (1800-1870) was an Austrian botanist and palaeontologist. He ventured outside his natural ‘comfort zone’ when he wrote Die versunkene insel Atlantis (The Sunken Island of Atlantis)[723]. In it he supported the concept of Atlantis as a landmass in the Atlantic,* in an attempt to explain the similarity of flora on both sides of the ocean.*

This was the prevailing theory at the time, which was more fully expounded a couple of decades later by Ignatius Donnelly. Unger’s contribution is now available as a free ebook(a) .

(a) http://books.google.de/books?id=jRVUtihwkhEC&pg=PA1 (German)