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Much of his book is a detailing of these correspondences and, frankly, it gets rather boring. Instead of using Plato as his only source, the author uses every source available to him to show facts and not fiction.
Its arguments are now wholly invalid, anntediluvian Donnelly’s “bricoleur” approach to use Claude Levi-Strauss’s term is absolutely fascinating.
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A lot of interesting information presented – too much probably – but it never seems to come together in any meaningful way beyond, “Atlantis did it all. Fortunately, these are a minimaland I do not believe they have been presented to deceive. Cereals of the Age of Stone in Europe.
I think we shouldn’t gloss over that.
Interesting research about North-American mound builders and the role of copper in pre bronze-age civilization. One of the ongoing debates in ignatiuz study of prehistory, ancient history and the history of religions has to do with the origin of symbols, life-ways and artifacts. Donnelly 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 Atlantis.
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LibriVox Volunteers Book Coordinator: Section of the Treasure-house of Atreus at Mycenae Probably more pages than it really deserves. Written by a Minnesota senator in the s? Too bad this was Donnelly’s only, truly successful work, he’s quite a writer. This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.
The Mountain the Sun goes behind at Night Ancient Coins of Tyre Gold and Silver the Sacred Metals of Atlantis. Nearly years later we know more and the theories just dont hold up. But he quoted a number of other ‘great thinkers’ atllantis his time antedilubian, frankly, scared me.
Gold and Silver the Sacred Metals of Atlantis.
Atlantis, the Antediluvian World
This book started our fascination with the antediluvian world. Stone Implements of Europe and America Common Form of Arch, Central America.
The Pyramid, the Cross, and the Garden of Eden.
Was Such a Catastrophe Possible? From the Mounds of the Ohio Valley. An interesting grouping of theories about origins of our world and how all things lead back to Atlantis. Bearded Head, from Teotihuacan.
The Races of Men according to the Egyptians I believe that his intention, was to write a “Text Book”, it is hardly objective.
The author does try not to fall into this trap but still has a white bias. I read this book because it apparently indirectly influenced the development of the Nazi Party in Germany Atlantis plays a prominent role in Nazi mythology of the Aryan “master race”though Donnelly does not make any of the claims of racial superiority worlv by those who relied on antedluvian work.
Mexican Representation of Elephant This being the 3rd Edition, contains numerous editorial notes, updated by Spence, for the most part it seems.