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    NEWS DECEMBER 2022

    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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Wallis, John

John_WallisJohn Wallis (1616-1703) was an English mathematician who is credited with the introduction of the symbol for infinity used today. It is also known that he took the story of Atlantis literally. Dr Renaud Morieux tells us[1262.42] that Wallis believed that over time the narrative became distorted but he concluded that the story of the sinking of Atlantis related to the destruction of the landbridge between Britain and France, isolating England, which was Atlantis(a) !

(a) https://books.google.ie/books?id=TKMtDAAAQBAJ&pg=PA42&lpg=PA42&dq=John+Wallis+atlantis&source=bl&ots=UzkKmw0SKl&sig=X7kB_qtRMp1fHVhin8cocSzCLsg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi02JKVi9DXAhXIAcAKHbcaD4MQ6AEIUDAJ#v=onepage&q=John%20Wallis%20atlantis&f=false