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

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  • NEWS September 2023

    NEWS September 2023

    September 2023. Hi Atlantipedes, At present I am in Sardinia for a short visit. Later we move to Sicily and Malta. The trip is purely vacational. Unfortunately, I am writing this in a dreadful apartment, sitting on a bed, with access to just one useable socket and a small Notebook. Consequently, I possibly will not […]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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Nienhuis, James Irwin

James Iirwin Nienhuis (1954-2023)* was a scientist and a committed young-earth creationist having written two books[489][490] on the subject. He jamesnienhaushas also been involved in the production of a DVD,  Atlantis: Secret Star Mappers of a Lost World (b).

As he has chosen to work within the intellectual straitjacket of young-earth dogma, Nienhuis was forced to dispute the 9,000 years of Plato for the age of Atlantis before Solon, suggesting that it is more likely that the number refers to lunar cycles rather than years and bravely contended that the last Ice Age only finished around 1500 BC, a date he ascribed to the demise of Atlantis. However, he hedged his bets by suggesting that if the 9,000 does not refer to lunar cycles, it was probably a mistranslation of the word for 100!(c)

His views on the location are best expressed in his own words –

The island city of Atlantis (Atlas), also known as the city of Poseidon (Sidon), is now submerged offshore southern Spain, probably at a site 30 miles south of Cadiz, and the mountains to the north, the source of the minerals riches of Atlantis, then the Sierra Morena mountains, the plain to the south including what’s submerged offshore the dimensions of the Atlantean plain described by Plato, fits perfectly.

Nienhuis maintained a website(a) with many articles and blogs, supporting his ancient history theories as well as political rants with a clear bias towards the U.S. Republican Party (sometimes considered as the political wing of the American Christian Taliban).

>Nienhuis was 69 years old when he passed away on April 11, 2023(d).<




(d) James Nienhuis Obituary (1954 – 2023) – Houston, TX – Tulsa World ( *