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    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 »
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    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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Bennett, John Godolphin

John Godolphin Bennett (1897-1974) is considered one of the leading J.G. BennettBritish philosophers of the 20th century. An extensive biography is available on the Internet(a).

In 1925 was Bennett was a witness to low level volcanic activity on Santorini, which led him to investigate the possibility many historical events were triggered by volcanic eruptions.

Bennett published an interesting paper(c) in 1963, in which he argued cogently for the linking of the destruction of Minoan Crete, the Biblical Exodus, the ten plagues of Egypt, the Flood of Deucalion as well as the demise of Plato’s Atlantis. A more controversial paper(d) was delivered the same year promoting the idea of a Hyperborean or Arctic origin for the Indo-European culture.

 

(a) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_G._Bennett

(c) GEO-PHYSICS AND HUMAN HISTORY: NEW LIGHT ON PLATO’S ATLANTIS AND THE EXODUS by J. G. Bennett from SYSTEMATICS I/3 (archive.org)  *

(d) https://www.systematics.org/journal/vol1-2/geophysics/systematics-vol1-no3-203-232.htm