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

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    Atlantipedia will be wound down in 2023. After nearly twenty years compiling Atlantipedia on my own, and as I am now approaching my 80th birthday, I have decided to cut back on the time I dedicate to developing this website. An orderly conclusion rather than an enforced one is always preferable before the Grim Reaper […]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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The Quest for Atlantis (L)

The Quest for Atlantis [193], by John Stewart Bowman, is a general review of the Atlantis story and its associated theories. It is not to be confused with the more controversial Quest for Atlantis by R. Cedric Leonard.

Bowman’s book is comprehensive and well balanced, presenting both argument and counter-argument. Bowman was noted for writing on scientific subjects with young people in mind but this offering is more than adequate as a primer for the interested adult. Although there have been a number of new ideas regarding Atlantis on offer since this book was written, it is still an excellent introduction to the subject. However, the inclusion of a bibliography would have enhanced its value.