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

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    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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Attala (L)

Attala is the name given by the Berbers of North Africa to an island in the Atlantic. Thousands of miles to the east we find the same name, Atala, in the sacred books of the Hindus, the Mahabharata and Puranas being used to identify a continent located in the “western ocean”. Colonel Francis Wilford who translated[114] the Puranas in the early 19th century located Atala, the White Island, in the same latitude as the Canary Islands that are close to the North African coast.