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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Franke, Alfred

Alfred Franke was a German researcher who published[907] a review of the four main Atlantis theories of his day, fifty years ago; southern Spain, north Africa, Minoan Hypothesis as well as Helgoland, which he favoured. Franke maintained that Plato used ‘Atlantis’ as we use ‘Rome’ to indicate (a) a city, (b) an empire or (c) an area of centre of religious influence.