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    NEWS MAY 2023

    As part of my process of disengagement from Atlantipedia, from June ’23 I shall be posting less frequently, rather than daily as I have done until now. Atlantipedia will remain online for the foreseeable future. I want to thank everyone who has written to me over the past few months with complimentary expressions of support […]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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Rocchicella Hill

Palikoi twins

the-palici-sons-of-zeus-and-thaliaThe Palikoi (Palici) were the divine twin sons of Zeus and considered as the gods of oath-taking. Their sanctuary at the Rocchicella Hill, in the Caltagirone River valley south of the Plain of Catania in Sicily, has been identified by Thorwald C. Franke as the location of the capital of Atlantis. The area was important for the Sicels, one of the groups that probably made up the Sea Peoples. Further west at Agrigento there is another temple dedicated to a better known pair of twins, Castor & Pollux also known as The Dioscori.