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 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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Young Forsyth, Phyllis (L)

Phyllis Young Forsyth, (1944- ) is Professor Emerita of Classical Studies, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. She was possibly the first to suggest a Sicilian connection with Atlantis[266]. She apparently considers that Plato wrote the Atlantean story as an anti-war allegory after his own experiences with the King of Syracuse, the Peloponnesian War, and the history of the defeat of the Persian invasion. In more recent years she has written on Thera during the Bronze Age[267] and the consequences of its catastrophic eruption.