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    NEWS DECEMBER 2022

    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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Gosselin, François-Pascal-Joseph (L)

François-Pascal-Joseph Gosselin (1751-1830) was a French librarian and geographer. In 1813 he published Gosselinthe four-volume Recherches sur la géographie systématique et positive des anciens pour servir de base à l’histoire de la géographie ancienne, in which he expressed the view that Thule was another name for Mainland the largest of Scotland’s Shetland Islands. Volumes One(a) and Three(b) are available online.

With regard to Atlantis he considered either Fuerteventura or Lanzarote in the Canaries to have been its location.

(a) https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_ILux6_pz_4kC

(b)  https://books.google.com.mt/books?id=b8dYAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA322&lpg=PA322&dq=Pascal-Fran%C3%A7ois-Joseph+Gosselin+atlantide&source=bl&ots=EpKEIkw5Tk&sig=Bp9rk0G9NmVHu6YWTPXc1Ls0-Ks&hl=en&sa=X&ei=VUsBVZfdI-L8ywOO5oGoAg&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=Pascal-Fran%C3%A7ois-Joseph%20Gosselin%20atlantide&f=false