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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 »
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Jackson, John Glover

John Glover Jackson (1907-1993) was a renowned Afro-American historian John Glover Jacksonwith a number of major books to his credit, invariably with a strong Afro-centric theme. He was also a devout atheist, a fact that no doubt coloured his many essays on comparative religion. In his 1939 paper, Ethiopia and the Origin of Civilisation(a) , he touches on the subject of Atlantis and clearly accepted the reality of its existence. Jackson quotes Proclus Lycaeus who in turn cited The Ethiopian History of Marcellus as evidence that Atlantis was connected with the history of ancient Ethiopia.

 

(a) https://archive.org/details/EthiopiaAndTheOriginOfCivilization (link broken Jan 2019)

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