The Lost Empire of Atlantis

The Lost Empire of Atlantis

History's Greatest Mystery Revealed

Book - 2011
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A renowned historian draws from new documentary and academic research, metallurgy, ancient shipbuilding and navigation techniques, and DNA evidence to share his discoveries about the mysterious "lost" city of Atlantis.
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, 2011
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780062049483
Branch Call Number: ANF 001.94 MEN
ANF 001.94 MEN
Characteristics: xviii, 374 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm


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Oct 16, 2012

Found this book fascinating. I would have liked to see more photos and maps. Otherwise, a must read for those interested in such subjects.

May 07, 2012

I go back and forth on this book.

One thesis is that the Minoans are the Atlanteans of legend. I don't necessarily disagree with this.

However, the other thesis is that they maintained a trading empire that spanned the globe from Santorini/Thera to the British Isles to the Duluth area on Lake Superior.

I feel that most of the academic underpinning of the second thesis is of the " stands to reason..." kind and I just don't find it convincing.

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