Atlantis: The Antediluvian World 1950

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Kessinger Publishing, 2003 - Atlantis (Legendary place) - 384 pages
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The most important book of its time (1882) on the subject of Atlantis. The author claims 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, that Atlantis was the region where man first rose from a state of barbarism to civilization, that the gods and goddesses of the ancient Greeks, the Phoenicians, the Hindus, and the Scandinavians were simply the kings, queens, and heroes of Atlantis, that the mythologies of Egypt and Peru represented the original religion of Atlantis, which was sun-worship, etc., etc. Illustrated with photographs.

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User Review  - Stephen - Goodreads

Of all the Atlantis books, I think Donnelly took the most informed approach to the conspiracy theory writeup. He was ahead of his time, and would have been a mentor to Von Daniken. While he doesn't go ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

Don't read it if you want to be compelled. Read full review

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