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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Beisswenger, Heidrun

beisswengerHeidrun Beisswenger (1935- ) is a retired German schoolteacher who has written on a range of subjects including Atlantis. She closely follows the ideas of Jürgen Spanuth, locating Atlantis in the region of Helgoland and claiming that it was destroyed by a meteorite. She accepts Spanuth’s date of 1200 BC as the date of Atlantis’ demise as well as identifying amber as orichalcum. However, she allows her inventive side to take over when she claims that Diodorus Siculus visited Helgoland(a), which was not something that Spanuth had ever suggested.