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    NEWS September 2023

    September 2023. Hi Atlantipedes, At present I am in Sardinia for a short visit. Later we move to Sicily and Malta. The trip is purely vacational. Unfortunately, I am writing this in a dreadful apartment, sitting on a bed, with access to just one useable socket and a small Notebook. Consequently, I possibly will not […]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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Suess, Eduard

Eduard_Suess00Eduard Suess (1831-1914) was an Austrian geologist who hypothesised, in the 19th century, two ancient geographical features, Gondwanaland and the Tethys Ocean. He also suggested a Palaeozoic continent in the North Atlantic, which he named ‘Atlantis’, without inferring any connection with Plato’s lost land.

>On the other hand, Atlantisforschung notes that Suess made a concrete contribution in the field of research into Noah’s Flood . In the 1904 edition of Das Antlitz der Erde , as the German-language Wikipedia states, Suess “attempted to find naturalistic explanations for the biblical Deluge account: he held the flood to be the tragic coincidence of a seismic event with a tropical storm at the southern end of the Persian Gulf and a tsunami that took survivors in seaworthy boats as far as the mountain lands of what is now northern Iraq could have flushed. He attributed the bursting of the wells of the Great Deep (1 Gen 7:11) to the well-known phenomenon of springs in the alluvial plains of large rivers, which suddenly spit out more water during an earthquake.(a)<

(a)  Eduard Suess – ( (English)  *