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  • NEWS September 2023

    NEWS September 2023

    September 2023. Hi Atlantipedes, At present I am in Sardinia for a short visit. Later we move to Sicily and Malta. The trip is purely vacational. Unfortunately, I am writing this in a dreadful apartment, sitting on a bed, with access to just one useable socket and a small Notebook. Consequently, I possibly will not […]Read More »
  • 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.Read More »

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Knötel, August F.R.

August F.R. Knötel, a German geographer, was the author of a work in 1893 that placed Atlantis in Morocco and linked its priesthood with the religion of Thoth-Ouranos-Hermes. Jürgen Spanuth wrote that Knötel considered Plato’s dating involving thousands of years as ‘complete nonsense’ [017.26]. A facsimile of the German text[0628]+  can now be downloaded from the Internet.

Unfortunately, the book [0628]+ is printed with a gothic typeface that some, if not most, will find difficult to read.

>Alexandre Bessmertny published a short review of Knötel’s work in 1893; now available on the website, in German(a) . I have posted an English translation here for those interested(b).<

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(a) August F.R. Knötel: Atlantis und das Volk der Atlanten (1893) –  *

(b) Archive 7168 | ( *