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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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Varenius, Bernhard (N)

Bernhard Varenius (1622-1650) was a German geographer, who in spite of an early death, managed to have a number of works published, the best known of which was Geographia Generalis[1414]. Like many others at this period Varenius considered the possibility of America as Atlantis[p.333-335]. Cotton Mather noted that Varenius considered the northern part of America to have been joined to Ireland until separated by earthquakes!