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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 compiling 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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Pitterson, Ryan

Ryan Pitterson is the author of Judgement of the Nephilim [1620]which he claims to be “the first comprehensive biblical study of the nephilim.” In a US promotional radio interview the subject of Atlantis was touched on and was later highlighted by the UK’s Express newspaper with the hackneyed ‘Atlantis Found?’ headline.

Pitterson contends that Atlantis was situated on the Golan Heights, currently occupied by Israel. The region is home to Gilgal Refaim, an archaeological site consisting of a number of concentric stone walls with demonstrable astronomical alignments.

The area around the site is a kilometer above sea level and has no connection with the sea now or evidence of it in the past. Pitterson claims that the Bible supports his speculation, but the most cursory investigation of his ideas shows otherwise.

(a) https://www.express.co.uk/news/weird/1091174/Atlantis-found-lost-city-Atlantis-Israel-Gilgal-Refaim-ruins-plato-bible-conspiracy