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 »
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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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Thompson, Edward Herbert (L)

edward herbert hompsonEdward Herbert Thompson (1856-1935) began a career as an anthropologist in 1879 when he wrote an article(a) in Popular Science Monthly that linked the Mayan culture with Atlantis. He spent the next 40 years working in the Yucatan making valuable contributions to our knowledge of the Maya. His most impressive discoveries were at Chichen Itza.

In spite of the fact that Thompson subsequently recanted his views on Plato’s lost island. However some Atlantis researchers still quote his earlier views.