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

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  • NEWS DECEMBER 2022

    NEWS DECEMBER 2022

    Atlantipedia will be wound down in 2023. After nearly twenty years compiling Atlantipedia on my own, and as I am now approaching my 80th birthday, I have decided to cut back on the time I dedicate to developing this website. An orderly conclusion rather than an enforced one is always preferable before the Grim Reaper […]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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Atlanteotl

Atlanteotl was one of several names used to describe the Olmecs who were claimed by both the Maya and Toltecs as their Ancestors.

Gene Matlock suggests that the name means ‘Gods of/by/from/ in the waters’. He also claims that the Aztecs referred to the Spanish invaders as Atlanteotl, thinking that they had come from their ancient homeland.     Frank Joseph lists Atlanteotl as an Aztec water-god similar to Atlas.