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Atlantis, the Antediluvian World

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I particularly enjoyed how he tried to show various cultures have evolved from Atlantis with evidences to support his hypothesis.

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Atlantis: The Antediluvian World

I do understand that much of the supposed facts this book is based on are now considered outdated, but even so, it is written in such a pseudo-scientifc manner that is utterly unbearable for anyone with some modern knowledge of geology, mythology and ancient history. We like to think the Germans were alone in Naziism, but it was rife everywhere – ahlantis America.

We have learned from experience that just about the time we think we have it all figured out, we discover something new and interesting about our distance past. It blew my mind!


The Iberian Colonies of Atlantis Donnelly presupposes and favors the transmission hypothesis and sees such correspondences between early cultures as evidence of a common source which he associates with Plato’s Atlant One of the ongoing debates in the study of prehistory, ancient history and the history of religions has to do with the origin of symbols, life-ways and artifacts. Plato’s History of Atlantis Dec 07, Jessi rated it really liked it. Genesis contains a History of Atlantis Despite its age, Atlantis provides an extraordinary wealth of evidence that could compete if it were to be written today.

When I couldn’t find my book I ordered it and read it again I found it so interesting I really learned a lot. He deepened the study begun by Donnelly, added information that had become available in his own time a generation after Donnelly. Eruption of Vesuvius in He was nominated ignayius U. Wikipedia articleCommons categoryWikidata item. While the author assumes more than he should have from “links,” so to donnellyy, between cultures, custom and folklore, and also demonstrates huge gaps in his reasoning, I find his theories compelling.

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Jul 27, Fiona Robson rated it really liked it. We think there can be no doubt that an affirmative answer must be given to this question. Donnelly discusses many aspects of his proposed theory in extreme detail. The Aryan Colonies from Atlantis. Attracting hundreds of thousands of readers and stimulating vast debate, it influenced generations of people including countless scientists who went on to do serious work in their fields, and numerous science-fiction writers.


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For example, he makes similarities betwwen the Mayan and Phoenecian languages. When you think that the whole span of recorded history is about years and science now tells us that modern humans have existed foryears, it really makes you wonder what was going on for thoseyears for which we have no records.

One example is the frequent mention of Pre-Columbian coinage in the Americas, which, as the son of a numismatist, I have never seen, and having done research of my own, I cannot find any corroborating evidence for although I would not reject the idea outright.

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Think, for instance, of the sixteenth century Spanish tales of hidden civilizations, lost cities and isles. I do recommend the book donnnelly those who want to see what the thinking was during a time when ancient discovery’s were coming fast and furious.

This was one of the most fascinating books I’ve ever read. If you want something pseudoscientific about an ancient civilization, read “Fingerprints of the Gods” by Graham Ignatiius instead. Probably more pages than it really deserves. The Probabilities of Plato’s Story Sep 30, Nox Prognatus rated it liked it.