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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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Kirchmaier, George Kaspar (t)

George Kaspar Kirchmaier (1635-1700) was a German professor who wrote a number of works on a variety of subjects, including, alchemy, unicorns and metallurgy. He was also a distinguished philologist.

At Wittenberg, where the Protestant Reformation began, Kirchmaier, with co-author Johann Bock, proposed in a 1685 book, De Atlantide, ad Timaeum atque Critiam Platonis, that Atlantis had been located in Africa. The Bavarian State Library has published a copy of the book (in Latin) online(a).

(a) https://reader.digitale-sammlungen.de/en/fs1/object/display/bsb10823756_00001.html