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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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Placcius, Vincent (L)

Vincent Placcius (1642-1699) was an eminent German philologist and was a professor of “morals and eloquence” for twenty five years until his death. His 1659 book, Atlantis Retecta (Atlantis Revealed)[920], he wrote about the first voyage of Christopher Columbus and in which he expressed the view that America was Atlantis. It seems that he was just a teenager when he wrote the book!