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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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Bircherod, Jens

bircherod_jensJens Bircherod (1658-1708) was bishop of Aalborg in Denmark. He accepted that Atlantis had been situated in America and also speculated that the Phoenicians and Carthaginians had, by a fortuitous mixture of winds and currents, reached America, as noted briefly in his treatise De orbe novo non novo schediasma[1473].

In 2016 Bircherod had to suffer the delayed indignity of having his diet analysed, when his 300-year-old faeces were studied and given extensive media coverage(a).