The History of Atlantis

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Health Research Books, Sep 1, 1996 - 238 pages
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The romantic legend of Atlantis has captured imaginations since Plato first told of a glorious island in the Atlantic that sank beneath the waves. Speculation has abounded ever since, and scientists who formerly dismissed the possibility that Atlantis ever existed were obliged to reconsider--partly because of the author of this book. Lewis Spence (1874-1955) wrote five books about Atlantis, and this one is considered his best. Spence sifted through a tremendous body of research in fields from mythology and comparative religion to geography, geology, and archeology. The result is the most authoritative study ever published on the history, geography, animal life, government, and religion of this fabled island.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER I
1
CHAPTER II
7
CHAPTER III
24
CHAPTER IV
39
CHAPTER V
52
CHAPTER VI
75
CHAPTER VII
87
CAN BEST BE RECONSTRUCTED FROM THE LIFE OF
93
CHAPTER IX
122
CHAPTER X
145
CHAPTER XI
160
CHAPTER XII
175
SIXYEARLY Rrrn ATTENDING DELIBERATIONS or
187
CHAPTER XIV
200
CHAPTER XV
207
CHAPTER XVI
218

CHAPTER VIII
101

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