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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 »
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    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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Albinus, Peter

Peter Albinus (Petrus Weiss)(1534-1598) was a German historian who linked Peter Albnusthe Americas with Plato’s Atlantis(a). Although this idea was based on nothing but pure speculation, it was a common viewpoint at that time which had been gathering support ever since that continent was rediscovered by Columbus.

In his Treatise on Foreign Languages and Unknown Islands[1348.39] he has a footnote which describes the account of Hanno‘s Voyage as ‘apochryphal’.

(a) https://www.canadiana.org/view/09651/0003