Atlantis: The Antediluvian World [Ignatius Loyola DONNELLY ( – )] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The theory on the world of. A lawyer and politician before he turned to writing, Ignatius Donnelly (‒ ) spent many years amassing evidence for his book on Atlantis. Displaying an. The great classic of Atlantis, this book more than any other established the existence of this lost continent for the modern world. Attracting hundreds of thousands.

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He was a journalist and a literature major and authored a total of five works on Atlantis. The Burgh of Moussa, in the Shetlands.

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Ancient Indian Pipe, New Jersey Jan 11, Lauraley Dilgard rated it it was amazing. Stone Implements of Europe and America The Pyramid, the Cross, and the Garden of Eden Sep 02, Victoria Adams rated it really liked it.

Bronze Knives from Denmark I particularly enjoyed how he tried to show various cultures have evolved from Atlantis with evidences to support his hypothesis. Donnelly considered Plato ‘s account of Atlantis as largely factual and attempted to establish that all known ancient ddonnelly were descended from this lost land. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikipedia.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The Aryan Colonies from Atlantis Beginning with fable and legend on both sides of the Atlantic as well as sources in scripture, Donnelly puts a case together that suggests many of our ancient legends ignarius indeed carry fragments of fact.


I’ll probably go back and finish the book at some point to see if there atlantia a few nuggets he drops.

Ornaments of the Bronze Age. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. With his book he states that he is trying to prove thirteen distinct hypotheses: Donnelly considered Plato’s account of Atlantis as largely factual and attempted to establish that all known antdiluvian civilizations were descended from this lost land.

Atlantis: The Antedeluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly

The Antediluvian World Ignatius Donnelly Much of his data has since been debunked, but much thw it has not and would be a good read for someon Of all the Atlantis books, I think Donnelly took the most informed approach to the conspiracy theory writeup.

To ask other readers antddiluvian about Atlantisplease sign up. Preview — Atlantis by Ignatius L. I could merely bear this until page Other books in the series. But he quoted a number of other ‘great thinkers’ from his time who, frankly, scared me.

I wasn’t sure whose book I was reading.

The Testimony of the Flora and Fauna. However, the author does offer his sources throughout and even quotes without resource, that information which would have been considered common knowledge at the time.


I have always been fascinated by the ancient world, the mystery of forgotten ages and crumbling ruins. As a study of the golden past, it is an enormously intriguing and enjoyable book.

It is irritating that such study gets marginalized as pseudoscience because it is so linked to the discredited idea of Atlantis. The Destruction of Atlantis described in the Deluge Legends.

Interesting research about North-American mound builders and the role of copper in pre bronze-age civilization. Coin from Central America.

Atlantis: The Antediluvian World

Map of Europe, after Cosmos The Deluge Legends of other Nations. The Kings of Atlantis become the Gods of the Greeks.

Plato’s original tale, was quite engrossing, as is Donnelly’s. Jan 01, Edward Barnett added it. I read this book because it apparently indirectly influenced the development ignatiu 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 made by those who relied on his work. Ancient Swiss Vase and Supporter It tye my mind!

Fragment of Pottery, Lake Neufchatel, Switzerland