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

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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 »
  • 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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Levy, Joel (L)

Joel Levy is a freelance writer and researcher who lives in London. He has recently published[441] an Joel Levyoverview of the suggested locations for Atlantis. Although he does not deal with the subject in great detail, his book is a useful primer for anyone coming to the subject for the first time.

A year earlier he published Lost Histories[1008] which is a review of many of the world’s historical mysteries. He devotes the longest entry to the Atlantis story, but although he is rather sceptical regarding the amount of underlying truth in Plato’s narrative, he does suggest that the submergence of Helike in 373 BC may have been the inspiration behind it. However, as that inundation occurred around two centuries after Solon, this idea is hard to accept without labelling Plato a complete liar.