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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Brentjes, Burchard

Burchard Brentjes (1929- ) is a Professor of Oriental archaeology. A few years ago he wrote Atlantis: Geschichte einr Utopie[026] a book that promotied the frequently held view that Atlantis had been Utopian. This is in spite of the fact the country described by Plato was an absolute monarchy with the power of life and death and which operated a feudal system of military conscription and also engaged in the primitive sacrifice of bulls. However, Brentjes also reviews the various Atlantis theories since ( post Donnelly) exposing the pseudoscience upon which so many are based.