An A-Z Guide To The Search For Plato's Atlantis

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    NEWS September 2023

    September 2023. Hi Atlantipedes, At present I am in Sardinia for a short visit. Later we move to Sicily and Malta. The trip is purely vacational. Unfortunately, I am writing this in a dreadful apartment, sitting on a bed, with access to just one useable socket and a small Notebook. Consequently, I possibly will not […]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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Hermocrates is one of the participants in Plato’s Dialogue Timaeus. Some scholars argue that Plato intended to write a trilogy of dialogues that included Timaeus and Critias with Hermocrates as the third dialogue with the tantalising possibility of further references to Atlantis.

*In Critias 108 it is implied that Hermocrates has a major contribution to make, as it twice mentions that he is due to deliver a speech, apparently the following day.*

Historically, Hermocrates is believed to have been a Sicilian statesman and the general who defeated an Athenian assault on his native Syracuse circa 414 BC.