Atlantis: The Antediluvian World is a book published in by Minnesota populist politician Ignatius L. Donnelly. Donnelly considered Plato’s. Ignatius Donnelly . THE IDENTITY OF THE CIVILIZATIONS OF THE OLD WORLD AND THE that the Antediluvian World was none other than Atlantis. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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Write a customer review. It is irritating that such study gets marginalized as pseudoscience because it is so linked to the discredited idea of Atlantis.

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Copper Axe, Waterford, Ireland It is quite eloquent, while in general quite easy to read. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

The Iberian Colonies of Atlantis. 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. Dover Publications; Revised ed. American Evidences of Intercourse with Europe or Atlantis.

Atlantis: The Antedeluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly

Was Such a Catastrophe Possible? While the author assumes more than he should have from “links,” so to speak, between cultures, custom and folklore, and also demonstrates huge gaps in his reasoning, I find his theories compelling. Shell Ornament, Mound near Nashville, Tennessee. Atlnatis presupposes and favors the transmission hypothesis and sees such correspondences between early cultures as evidence of a common source which he associates with Plato’s Atlant One of the ongoing debates in the study of prehistory, ancient history and the history of religions has to do with the origin of symbols, life-ways and artifacts.


Ships from and sold by Amazon. Religious Emblem of the Bronze Age, Switzerland This is the book that apparently ignited a lot of the interest in Atlantis. Copper Axe, from a Mound near Laporte, Indiana Showing of 98 reviews. A lot of interesting information presented – too much probably – but it never seems to come t This is the book that apparently ignited a lot of the interest in Atlantis.

Given that stories about mythic lands and origins are so common to cultures throughout antedilugian world and throughout history, this is quite an assumption indeed.

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The Oldest Son of Noah Other parts of note was the mythology of Gods across pantheons and showing the same God s with different names across different cultures is central to his argument. Plato’s original tale, w I’ve put off reviewing this book for too long. When there are similarities, does this mean transmission from one culture to another, antsdiluvian archetypal substratum common to the species or mere coincidence?

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikipedia. Worth the read if only for the book’s historical significance and Donnelly’s creative melange of science, history, and myth.

The Question of Complexion Gold and Silver the Sacred Metals of Atlantis. With such a controversial subject which I have read three books all using the same evidence to prove three different scenarios and all of them said “we can come to no other conclusion than. The Deluge of the Bible The great classic of Atlantis, this book more than any other established the existence of this lost continent for the modern world.

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Atlantis, the Antediluvian World

Still the most readable and imaginative of the books on Atlantis, it is a work that will long outlive most of the more recent accounts.

The book is worth reading for the impact it has had not only on the Atlantis mythology, but also on subsequent occult movements that have, in turn, had a dangerous impact on political history. Elephant Pipe, Louisa County, Iowa Celtic Warrior, from Assyrian Monuments The Bronze Age in Europe