By Ignatius Donnelly
A attorney and flesh presser ahead of he grew to become to writing, Ignatius Donnelly (1831‒1901) spent decades gathering facts for his ebook on Atlantis. exhibiting a big wisdom of Platonic and Biblical fabric, comparative archeological discoveries, people traditions of deluges, and geological info helping catastrophic volcanic job, Donnelly staggered his readers with "facts" and beaten them together with his many magnificent arguments. regardless of the numerous more moderen discoveries that experience proved a lot of his "facts" to be fake, his arguments nonetheless dazzle and his crucial fable maintains to fascinate. The hugely attractive proposal of a misplaced continent with a excessive civilization, person who was once the mummy of all different civilizations, is likely one of the such a lot enduring of all human myths and exhibits no symptoms of disappearing.
A seminal paintings on Atlantis and a vintage within the heritage of tradition, this publication is the start line for a person essentially attracted to the Atlantis delusion. nonetheless the main readable and creative of the books on Atlantis, it's a paintings that may lengthy outlive many of the newer money owed. As a research of the golden prior, it's an drastically interesting and relaxing book.
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Atlantis, the Antediluvian World (Dover Occult) by Ignatius Donnelly