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 compiling 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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Poseidonis is a name used by Blavatsky in the 19th century and later Scott-Elliot(a), to describe the island of Atlantis located in the Atlantic Ocean. The latter incorrectly claimed that the name was given to Atlantis by Plato. It was probably copied from the writings of Crantor who applied it in a similar manner. The name has also been adopted by science-fiction writers such as Clark Ashton Smith (1893-1961).