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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Dawes, Charles Gates


Charles Gates Dawes (1865-1951) was a controversial American politician who served one term as Vice-President to Calvin Coolidge. He was subsequently appointed U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom.*For his work on the Allied Reparations Commission’s Dawes Plan, a program to enable Germany to restore and stabilize its economy, Dawes shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 1925(a).*

Dawes believed that there had been a connection between Atlantis and the Maya. It appears that while in the UK his interest in Atlantis prompted him to finance a Yale scholar to search the Vatican Library for clues to the solution of the Atlantis mystery.