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

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  • NEWS September 2023

    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 »
  • 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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Asimov, Isaac

Isaac Asimov (1920-1992) was one of the most prolific writers of the 20th asimovcentury. He was best known for his science fiction writing but also wrote many popular science books. His total output is reckoned to exceed 500 books, written or edited.

Asimov wrote the foreword to H. R. Stahel’s Atlantis Illustrated[0560] in which he expressed the view that Plato’s Atlantis story was inspired by the catastrophic destruction of Thera and then subsequently embellished it with a location in the far west.*Stahel’s text supports an Atlantic location centred on the Azores.*

Perhaps he expressed greater wisdom when he wrote that “There is no belief, however foolish, that will not gather its faithful adherents who will defend it to the death.” –The Stars in Their Courses (1971)