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Atlantis: The Antediluvian World
     

Atlantis: The Antediluvian World

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by Ignatius Donnelly
 

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This book is an attempt to demonstrate several distinct and novel propositions. These are:
1. That there once existed in the Atlantic Ocean, opposite the mouth of the Mediterranean Sea, a large island, which was the remnant of an Atlantic continent, and known to the ancient world as Atlantis.
2. That the description of this island given by Plato is not, as has

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This book is an attempt to demonstrate several distinct and novel propositions. These are:
1. That there once existed in the Atlantic Ocean, opposite the mouth of the Mediterranean Sea, a large island, which was the remnant of an Atlantic continent, and known to the ancient world as Atlantis.
2. That the description of this island given by Plato is not, as has been long supposed, fable, but veritable history.
3. That Atlantis was the region where man first rose from a state of barbarism to civilization.
4. That it became, in the course of ages, a populous and mighty nation, from whose overflowings the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi River, the Amazon, the Pacific coast of South America, the Mediterranean, the west coast of Europe and Africa, the Baltic, the Black Sea, and the Caspian were populated by civilized nations.

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BN ID:
2940011898310
Publisher:
New Century Books
Publication date:
11/22/2010
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
316 KB

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Atlantis; the Antediluvian World 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
gatsby46 More than 1 year ago
I slogged through this book during a study of things occult. Donnelly is typical of the self educated polymaths of the 19th century. You are tempted, based on his obvious great intelligence and learning, to take this book at face value. And thats a big mistake. This book contains much pseudohistory, pseudoreligion, and pseudoarcheology. It almost wouldn't even be worth reading except for the place it holds in Atlantean lore.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very entertaining. If you're in the mood for this kind of thing, it will be a great read. Just don't take it seriously. A real hoot.
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