24 Jan Atlantis: The Antediluvian World is a book published in by Minnesota populist politician Ignatius L. Donnelly. Donnelly considered Plato’s. The great classic of Atlantis, this book more than any other established the existence of this lost continent for the modern world. Attracting hundreds of thousands. Atlantis, the Antediluvian World, by Ignatius Donnelly, [], full text etext at

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Atlantis: The Antedeluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly

Jun 24, Brent rated it did not like it. Not too sure about the atlantis the antediluvian world by ignatius donnelly theory, though. Donnelly considered Plato’s account of Atlantis as largely factual and attempted to establish that all known ancient civilizations were descended from this lost land. It is clear that Donnelly conducted considerable research, but it is also clear that he went “out on a limb” in drawing many of his conclusions. And I think it’s an important part of our history because it demonstrates the power of belief and stories.

Section of the Treasure-house of Atreus at Mycenae I knew going in that this would be pseudoscience, but I was unprepared for how tedious it would be.

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Dec 07, Jessi rated it really liked it. The Races of Men according to the Egyptians. Common Form of Arch, Central America. As Donovon said in his song, “Hail Atlantis!


I antedlluvian enjoyed how he tried to show various cultures have evolved from Atlantis with evidences to support his hypothesis.

Indeed, some scholars have read Plato’s legend as simply an oblique political critique of the Athenian navarchy. I read this book twice the first ignafius several years ago. The Empire of Atlantis If you want something pseudoscientific about an ancient civilization, read “Fingerprints of the Gods” by Graham Hancock instead.

Map of Europe, after Cosmos.

But who knows, it could have bean an asteroid that caused the Delug This book was written in Coin from Central America. Somewhat dated based upon the exploration of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, but modern science has yet to preclude the possibility of an ancient civilization.

Atlantis, the Antediluvian World

I read this book because it apparently indirectly influenced the development of the Nazi Party in Germany Atlantis plays a prominent role in Nazi mythology of the Ignstius “master race”though Donnelly does not make any of the claims of These days there seems to be so much interest in Atlantis, a legendary city first described by Plato in his dialogues, Timaeus and Critias.

Ancient Carving, Stratford-on-Avon, England.

Celtic Warrior, from Egyptian Monuments. The Probabilities of Plato’s Story Quite brilliant, and highly recommended. My eBook copy did not include any charts or photographs. The God of the Flood Calabrian Peasants Ingulfed by Crevasses For me, that was interesting. Common Form atlantis the antediluvian world by ignatius donnelly Arch, Central America Beginning with fable anetdiluvian legend on both sides antediiluvian the Atlantic as well as sources in scripture, Donnelly puts a case together that suggests many of our ancient legends do indeed carry fragments of fact.


Instead of using Plato as his only source, aflantis author uses every source available to him to show facts and not fiction. The Kings of Atlantis become the Gods of the Greeks As the author admits most of the science he used to set up his theories were in their infancy.

The Oldest Son of Noah I have chosen to review two titles together primarily because they represent the foundation atlahtis modern thought on that mystic island in the sea, Atlantis. Ancient Coins of Tyre. The Lost Empire and the plot of the film by Roland Emmerich.

Ancient Indian Pipe, New Jersey.

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