New PDF release: Atlantis, the Antediluvian World (Dover Occult)

By Ignatius Donnelly

The nice vintage of Atlantis, this publication greater than the other demonstrated the lifestyles of this misplaced continent for the trendy global. Attracting millions of readers and stimulating massive debate, it motivated generations of individuals together with numerous scientists who went directly to do severe paintings of their fields, and diverse science-fiction writers. it's a degree of the ability of the Atlantis fable that, regardless of all of the facts on the contrary, the belief of a submerged Atlantic Ocean continent is still energetic at the present time, lengthy after Donnelly's paintings first appeared.
A legal professional and flesh presser sooner than he became to writing, Ignatius Donnelly (1831‒1901) spent decades collecting proof for his ebook on Atlantis. exhibiting an incredible wisdom of Platonic and Biblical fabric, comparative archeological discoveries, folks traditions of deluges, and geological information helping catastrophic volcanic task, Donnelly staggered his readers with "facts" and beaten them along with his many outstanding arguments. regardless of the numerous newer discoveries that experience proved lots of his "facts" to be fake, his arguments nonetheless dazzle and his principal fable keeps to fascinate. The hugely beautiful inspiration of a misplaced continent with a excessive civilization, one who was once the mummy of all different civilizations, is likely one of the so much enduring of all human myths and exhibits no indicators of disappearing.
A seminal paintings on Atlantis and a vintage within the background of tradition, this booklet is the place to begin for a person clearly attracted to the Atlantis delusion. nonetheless the main readable and resourceful of the books on Atlantis, it's a paintings that may lengthy outlive many of the newer money owed. As a learn of the golden previous, it really is an tremendously exciting and stress-free book.

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