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

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    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 »
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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.Read More »
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Atlantis Destroyed

Atlantis DestroyedAtlantis Destroyed [225] by Rodney Castleden favours a Minoan Atlantis, but opts for Crete rather than Thera as the centre of power. He outlines the parallels between Plato’s story and the Minoan civilisation of the Aegean. He uses statistical analysis to demonstrate that Minoan Crete was closer to Plato’s description of Atlantis than previously thought.

Castleden’s book discusses in detail the archaeology and geography of Minoan Crete and Thera and how these relate to Atlantis. This book is to be highly recommended although this reviewer does not agree with its conclusions.

*I have linked to other reviews (a)(b) for the sake of balance.

(a) https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/rodney-castleden/atlantis-destroyed/

(b) https://www.amazon.com/Atlantis-Destroyed-Rodney-Castleden/product-reviews/0415247594/ref=cm_cr_dp_d_acr_sr?ie=UTF8&reviewerType=all_reviews*