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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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Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel

Tolkien_1916John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973), the celebrated author of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, had devoted considerable time, during his mid-twenties, to working on a book, to be called Numenor, based on theAtlantis story(a).  Unfortunately, around 1916, when the photo on the right was taken, he had to abandon this enterprise as he felt it had become ‘too grim’.

(a) https://www3.dbu.edu/mitchell/numenoratlantis.htm