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, Leslie

Leslie Shepard (1917-2004) was born in London and was a filmmaker, writer and avid book collector. Later in life, he moved to Dublin where he founded the Bram Stoker Society in honour of the Irish creator of Dracula. He died in Blackrock, Co. Dublin.

Shepard wrote the foreword to the 1968 ‘Crown’ edition of Lewis Spence’s The History of Atlantis, as well as the Introduction to Gerald Masseys A Book of the Beginnings.

He was the editor of the Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology, which incorporated much of Spence’s Encyclopaedia of Occultism, appropriately revised and updated.