By Ignatius Donnelly
A legal professional and flesh presser earlier than he became to writing, Ignatius Donnelly (1831‒1901) spent decades collecting proof for his ebook on Atlantis. showing a huge wisdom of Platonic and Biblical fabric, comparative archeological discoveries, people traditions of deluges, and geological information assisting catastrophic volcanic task, Donnelly staggered his readers with "facts" and crushed them together with his many extraordinary arguments. regardless of the various more moderen discoveries that experience proved lots of his "facts" to be fake, his arguments nonetheless dazzle and his significant fable maintains to fascinate. The hugely attractive suggestion of a misplaced continent with a excessive civilization, one who used to be the mum of all different civilizations, is without doubt one of the such a lot enduring of all human myths and indicates no indicators of disappearing.
A seminal paintings on Atlantis and a vintage within the heritage of tradition, this ebook is the start line for someone truly drawn to the Atlantis fantasy. nonetheless the main readable and ingenious of the books on Atlantis, it's a paintings that may lengthy outlive many of the more moderen bills. As a research of the golden prior, it's an greatly interesting and stress-free book.
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