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

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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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Krupp family, The (t)

The Krupp family of Germany, enriched by centuries of steel production and armaments manufacturing  are reputed to have spent $100,000 (some say $500,000), in the early years of the 20th century, funding an expedition to the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso (“thick woods”) in search of Atlantis. Although fully equipped and armed, they were gradually abandoned by their guides, attacked by the native ‘Indians’ and oppressed by the local weather conditions, the adventurers turned back empty-handed.