The History of Atlantis

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Health Research Books, 1996 - 238 pages
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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An enduring mystery from our ancient past. 'Conventional wisdom' (which is an oxymoron) tells us that it has been explained away. Perhaps conventional science with its conventional paradigms is right ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER I
1
CHAPTER II
7
CHAPTER III
24
CHAPTER IV
39
CHAPTER V
51
CHAPTER VI
75
CHAPTER VII
87
CAN BEST BE RECONSTRUCTED FROM THE LIFE OF
93
CHAPTER X
145
CHAPTER XI
160
LIFE IN ATLANTIS
167
CHAPTER XII
175
RELIGIon wrth AsrnologyAsršom oor of Tšrs
180
SIXYEARLY Rrrn ATTENDING DELIBERATIONS or
187
CHAPTER XIV
200
CHAPTER xv
207

CHAPTER VIII
101
CHAPTER IX
122
CHAPTER XVI
218

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