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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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Wölfel, Dominik Josef

Dominik Josef Wölfel (1888-1963) was an Austrian historian and ethnologist. According to Jürgen Spanuth [015.122]   he favoured the Canaries as the location of Atlantis. His most important work is considered to be Monumenta linguae Canariae in which he offers what has been described as “by far the most ambitious work to have appeared to date (1965) on the subject of Guanche, the extinct language of the native inhabitants of the Canary Islands(a).

(a) Dominik Josef Wölfel: Monumenta linguae Canariae: die kanarischen SprachdenkmMer. Mine Studie zur Vor- und Fruhgeschichte Weissafrikas. [Hrsg.] Alms Closs. xviii, 929 pp., front., 8 maps. Graz: Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, 1965. S 1,230, 17£ 2s. | Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies | Cambridge Core