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 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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Shepard, Aaron (L)

Aaron Shepard is an American writer who published[857] the Atlantis related passages of Timaeus and Critias using the 19th century translation of Benjamin Jowett and entitled it The Atlantis Dialogue. In a short introduction, he expresses the view “that Atlantis was an invention designed to help illustrate his (Plato’s) philosophy” and should be treated as just an allegorical tale.