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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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Kapnist, Vasily

Vasily Kapnist (1758-1823) was a somewhat controversial Ukrainian poet who questioned the origins of Russian culture, believing that the Slavs were descended from Hyperboreans who in turn were influenced by Atlanteans. Kapnist refers to both Rudbeck and Bailly to support his contention.

In 1895 evidence was first produced to implicate Kapnist in political intrigue, suggesting that in 1791 he sought German help against Russian domination in the Ukraine.