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 compiling 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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Valdés, Giorgio

Giorgio Valdés is a Sardinian with a passionate interest in the prehistory of his island. He has worked forGorgio Valdez forty years to develop tourism(b) on Sardinia and has frequently expressed the view that the wealth of ancient monuments, such as the nuraghi should be more fully exploited to that end. In 2010 he published a paper(a) linking Tartessos, Atlantis and Sardinia. His paper is in Italian but certainly worth translating. His conclusions are best read in his own words:

“1. The territory and the city of Tartessos were in Sardinia;

2. Tartessico the river that gave its name to the territory, was the Flumendosa, with its springs that flow from the mountain Gennargentu;

3. The palace of Gadeirus, twin brother of Atlas, was probably in the strip of land between Arzana, Gairo and Gadoni;

4. The palace of Argantonio, first king of Tartessos was located in the area between Gadoni and Arzana, south of the river Tirso and in close proximity to Mount Arzanadolu (should start the search, starting from the ancient village Nuragic Ruinas, on the border between Arzana and Gadoni ) .

But if Tartessos was in Sardinia then ……….”