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Atlantis: the antediluvian world

Author: Ignatius Donnelly; Egerton Sykes
Publisher: San Diego, The Book Tree 2006
Edition/Format:   Book : English : A modern rev. edView all editions and formats
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Publisher description -- Long known as the classic work on the study of Atlantis, the author puts forth the idea that this was the true place where civilization began. The great philosopher, Plato, mentioned Atlantis, which is said to have been a great civilization that had sunk into the sea and disappeared. Subjects include Plato's Atlantis, destruction of Atlantis, deluge stories throughout history, inherited  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ignatius Donnelly; Egerton Sykes
ISBN: 9781585092680 : 1585092681
OCLC Number: 82929098
Description: xix, 355 p. plates. 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
An appreciation of Donnelly / H. S. Bellamy --
Ignatius Donnelly / Lewis Spence --
The purpose of the book --
Plato's history of Atlantis --
The probabilities of Plato's story --
Was such a catastrophe possible? --
The testimony of the sea --
The testimony of the flora and fauna --
The deluge legends of the Bible and of the Chaldeans --
The deluge legends of other nations --
The deluge legends of the Americas --
Other deluge legends --
The civilization of the Old World and the New compared --
Evidences of intercourse with Atlantis --
Greece, Phoenicia, and Atlantis --
The biblical story of Atlantis --
The Turanian, Semitic, and Aryan links with Atlantis --
The Atlantean American empire --
The Ibero-Celtic colonies of Atlantis --
The cross, and the pyramid --
Artificial cranial deformation, mummification, and the Couvade --
The Bronze and Iron Ages --
The origin of our alphabet --
The antiquity of many of the instruments of our modern civilization --
Atlantis reconstructed --
Reference notes.
Responsibility: by Ignatius Donnelly, edited by Egerton Sykes.

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Publisher description -- Long known as the classic work on the study of Atlantis, the author puts forth the idea that this was the true place where civilization began. The great philosopher, Plato, mentioned Atlantis, which is said to have been a great civilization that had sunk into the sea and disappeared. Subjects include Plato's Atlantis, destruction of Atlantis, deluge stories throughout history, inherited civilization, old and new world interaction, Atlantis in Genesis, origin of the alphabet, the kings of Atlantis become Greek gods, the pyramid, the cross, the Garden of Eden, Atlantean colonies, and much more. This one book has done more than any other in promoting the idea for the lost continent of Atlantis.

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