An A-Z Guide To The Search For Plato's Atlantis

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  • NEWS September 2023

    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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South Africa

Kirchmaier, George Kaspar (t)

George Kaspar Kirchmaier (1635-1700) was a German professor who wrote a number of works on a variety of subjects, including, alchemy, unicorns and metallurgy. He was also a distinguished philologist.

At Wittenberg, where the Protestant Reformation began, Kirchmaier, with co-author Johann Bock, proposed in a 1685 book, De Atlantide, ad Timaeum atque Critiam Platonis, that Atlantis had been located in Africa. The Bavarian State Library has published a copy of the book (in Latin) online(a).