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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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    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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Russo, Dr Nicola

Dr Nicola Russo was chairman of the Italian Atlantis Society of Bari and was also editor of and contributor to its journal Atlantide in Italia while it was issued between 1930 and 1932.>It was revived briefly again in 1958. Russo also contributed to Lewis Spence‘s Atlantis Quarterly in the 1930s.<

He was convinced that the Azores were the mountain peaks of a submerged Atlantis. His views on Atlantis were published in book form in 1951[532].

In 1976, Jürgen Spanuth pointed out [0015.249] that the Azores were not the mountain peaks of a sunken continent but instead are composed of volcanic rock created through eruption. He quotes similar sentiments expressed by Hans Pettersson.

>Among Russo’s other unconventional ideas is the view that “the Phoenician alphabet was derived from the Atlantean alphabet, which was taught to the Maya of Central America”!!(a)

(a) Lemuria and Atlantis (<