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Konstantinos Kalachanis

Liritzis, Ioannis

Ioannis Liritzis, is an archaeologist at the University of the Aegean who has proposed that the ancient Greeks journeyed across the Atlantic far as Canada. Liritzis presents his argument in a paper, co-authored with astronomer Panagiota Preka-Papadema, philosopher Konstantinos Kalachanis, meteorologist Chris G. Tzanis, and information technology consultant Panagiotis Antonopoulo(a).

Ioannes Liritzis

Their claim is based primarily on the writing of Plutarch(b).

Although Liritzis does not link his theory with the story of Atlantis, he does express his views on Plato’s narrative in a later paper(c).

>Some years earlier Liritzis was engaged in another controversial subject, when a study by him and his team challenged the theory of Joseph Davidovits, who claimed that the building blocks of the Great Pyramid had been cast on site. Liritzis pointed out that the material used to build Egypt’s most famous monuments “contain hundreds of thousands of marine fossils” that are distributed throughout the rock in a manner compatible with natural rock(d).

(a) https://meridian.allenpress.com/jcr/article-abstract/34/3/651/146268/Does-Astronomical-and-Geographical-Information-of?redirectedFrom=fulltext%20-%20aff1

(b) https://www.hakaimagazine.com/news/did-ancient-greeks-sail-to-canada/

(c) https://www.academia.edu/40670982/REEMERGENCE_OF_ATLANTIS_THE_SHIFTING_PARADIGM_AND_CREATION_OF_NEO_SPATIAL_MODELS?email_work_card=view-paper

>(d) Pyramids packed with fossil shells › News in Science (ABC Science) (archive.org)<