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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Lost Continents

Lost Continents [194] by L. Sprague de Camp is a rational refutation of the ideas of lost continents such as Atlantis and Lemuria and their adoption by fringe cults such as Theosophy. It is a well researched work that deserved its critical acclaim. However, since the location of Atlantis has not yet been definitively identified and no single theory has accommodated all the, quite understandable, ambiguities and inconsistencies in Plato’s text, it is easy to pick holes in any of the theories advanced so far.