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Atlantis

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Publisher Comments:

Neither an occult book nor a work of fantasy, this 1882 classic offers an erudite blend of evidence from geologic, oceanographic, and anthropologic studies and remains a captivating work of enthusiasm and imaginative thought. 128 illustrations. Introduction by E. F. Bleiler.

Synopsis:

Examines references in the Bible, Plato, Greek myth and other early legends in an attempt to find evidence to support the historical existence of Atlantis and its inhabitants.

Table of Contents

Contents
 
Part I. The History of Atlantis
I. The Purpose of the Book
II. Plato's History of Atlantis
III. The Probabilities of Plato's Story
IV. Was such a Catastrophe Possible?
V. The Testimony of the Sea
VI. The Testimony of the Flora and Fauna
 
Part II. The Deluge
I. The Destruction of Atlantis described in the Deluge Legends
II. The Deluge of the Bible
III. The Deluge of the Chaldeans
IV. The Deluge Legends of other Nations
V. The Deluge Legends of America
VI. Some Consideration of the Deluge Legends
 
Part III. The Civilization of the Old World and New Compared
I. Civilization an Inheritance
II. The Identity of the Civilizations of the Old World and the New
III. American Evidences of Intercourse with Europe or Atlantis

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486233710
Editor:
Bleiler, Everett F.
Author:
Bleiler, Everett F.
Author:
Donnell
Author:
Donnelly, Ignatius
Author:
y, Ignatius
Author:
Donnelly
Author:
Donnelly, James
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Folklore
Subject:
Atlantis
Subject:
Deluge
Subject:
Mythical Civilizations
Subject:
Controversial Knowledge - Atlantis x
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Atlantis (Legendary place)
Subject:
Occult
Subject:
antedeluvian
Subject:
sunken island
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Occult
Series Volume:
6/74
Publication Date:
20111231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
8 x 5.38 in 1.19 lb

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