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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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Mentelle, Edme (L)

Edme Mentelle (1730-1815) was a French professor of geography and history, first at the Ecole Militaire and later the Ecole Normale. According to Lewis Spence[259.38], Mentelle in Encyclopédie méthodique: Géographie ancienne,[1324.v1.258], supported the idea of Atlantis being located on the ‘Atlantic Islands’, presumably the Canaries and/or Azores.