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The History of Atlantis (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

The History of Atlantis (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Lewis Spence
 

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This edition includes a modern introduction and a list of suggested further reading.
 
Atlantis has fascinated scholars and occultists for centuries since Plato wrote about the sunken city in Timaeus and Critias. Whether Plato was presenting Atlantis as factual history or merely as a philosophical device, Lewis Spence's The History

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This edition includes a modern introduction and a list of suggested further reading.
 
Atlantis has fascinated scholars and occultists for centuries since Plato wrote about the sunken city in Timaeus and Critias. Whether Plato was presenting Atlantis as factual history or merely as a philosophical device, Lewis Spence's The History of Atlantis has ensured that the fascination with Plato's story has continued to the present day. Spence, despite his reputation as a scholar of mythology and folklore, presents a history of Atlantis that is consistent with the available physical evidence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411468276
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/13/2012
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,007,799
File size:
2 MB

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James Lewis Thomas Chalmers Spence was born in Forfarshire, Scotland, in 1874. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute and became Vice-President of the Scottish Anthropological and Folklore Society. His first book about Plato's island was The Problem of Atlantis (1924), followed by Atlantis in America (1925), and then The History of Atlantis (1926). He is also the author of The Myths of Mexico and Peru (1913), The Ancient Egyptian Myths and Legends (1915), and The Myths of the North American Indians (1914). Spence was awarded a Royal pension in 1951 for Services to Literature, and died in 1955.

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