By Ignatius Donnelly
A attorney and flesh presser ahead of he grew to become to writing, Ignatius Donnelly (1831‒1901) spent decades accumulating facts for his e-book on Atlantis. showing a major wisdom of Platonic and Biblical fabric, comparative archeological discoveries, folks traditions of deluges, and geological facts helping catastrophic volcanic task, Donnelly staggered his readers with "facts" and beaten them along with his many fabulous arguments. regardless of the various more moderen discoveries that experience proved a lot of his "facts" to be fake, his arguments nonetheless dazzle and his important delusion keeps to fascinate. The hugely beautiful thought of a misplaced continent with a excessive civilization, one who used to be the mummy of all different civilizations, is among the such a lot enduring of all human myths and indicates no symptoms of disappearing.
A seminal paintings on Atlantis and a vintage within the background of tradition, this publication is the place to begin for a person in actual fact drawn to the Atlantis fable. nonetheless the main readable and creative of the books on Atlantis, it's a paintings that would lengthy outlive lots of the more moderen debts. As a research of the golden previous, it truly is an vastly interesting and relaxing book.
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