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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Mitropetrou, Elena P.

Elena P. Mitropetrou, a Greek archaeologist at the University of Patras, delivered two papers to the 2008 Atlantis Conference in Athens. She considers the Atlantis narrative to contain “a lot of true elements” She also points out that the Greek word nesos in the 6th century BC was employed to describe an island, but also, a peninsula or promontory. Mitropetrou herself considers the Iberian peninsula to be the “island of Atlantis”.  In her second offering she discusses how Plato’s Atlantis story influenced later writers, such as, Francis Bacon, Thomas More and Tommaso Campanella.