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 »
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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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Cornarius, Janus (t)

Janus Cornarius (Johannes Hainpol)(1500-1558) was a humanist and a gifted philologist, who in 1561 had published posthumously, a Latin translation from the Greek of the complete works Cornariusof Plato under the snappy title of Platonis Atheniensis, philosophi summi ac penitus divini opera (in latinam vertit Cornario). Latin scholars can now download a free ebook copy online(a).

It is proposed that Cornarius used different sources to those of Ficino, but I am not aware that this has created any specific difficulties for or has shed any additional light on the Atlantis debates.