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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 »
  • 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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Johann Christoph Becmann

Becmann. Johann Christoph

Beckman2Johann Christoph Becmann (also Bekmann) (1641-1717) was a German university professor as well as a renowned librarian and historian, who taught Greek, history, politics and theology at the Brandenburg University in Frankfurt.

In his 1680 book, Historia Orbis Terrarum[1428]+,  he expressed the view that Atlantis had been an island in the Atlantic (CapV.p110).

[1428]+  https://archive.org/details/historiaorbister00becm_0 (2nd edition) *