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Much of his data has antedoluvian been debunked, but much of 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.

The Irish Colonies from Atlantis. Walls at Gran-Chimu, Peru.

Retrieved from ” https: Or even the melting ice at the end of ignatijs last ice age. Carving on the Buddhist Tower, Sarnath, India. Cross from Monuments of Palenque It was avidly supported by publications of Helena Blavatsky and the Theosophical Society as well as by Rudolf Steiner. I found this book quite interesting and convincing. Displaying an immense knowledge of Platonic and Biblical material, comparative archeological donelly, folk traditions of deluges, and geological data supporting catastrophic volcanic activity, Donnelly staggered his readers with “facts” and overwhelmed them with his many brilliant arguments.

Of all the Atlantis books, I think Donnelly took the most informed approach to the conspiracy theory writeup. This book started our fascination with the antediluvian world.


These days there seems to be so much interest in Atlantis, a legendary city first described by Plato in his dialogues, Timaeus and Critias. For that reason, there are times in which the book has profound insights, and then on the very next page, jaw-slackening absurdities. Fragment of Pottery, Lake Neufchatel, Switzerland. For me, that was interesting.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And I think that’s very relevant to the modern world and the irrational wars and hate people still wage against each other. Cereals of the Age of Stone in Ifnatius Lists with This Book. There are many other Authors and books cited along the way. Celtic Warrior, from Egyptian Monuments. His most known theories are on Atlantis, Shakespearean authorship and Catastrophism. I don’t believe in Atlantis, but there is certainly enough evidence to provoke thoughts that there may have been a proto-civilization of some kind that has been lost to the ages.

There are a lot of facts that support some of his ideas, but some of his ideas are real stretches. I enjoyed it very much! Ancient Vase from the Mounds of the United States However, if one allows for both of Donnelly’s presumptions, then this book is a worthy exercise and impressive accomplishment for its time of composition. The Colonies of the Mississippi Valley. Elephant Pipe, Louisa County, Iowa. He antediluviaan a US Congressman and lived from to The Burgh of Moussa, in the Shetlands.

This work was published before January 1,and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago.

Atlantis: The Antedeluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly

Donnelly, who was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during Preview — Atlantis by Ignatius L. But, I still like the idea of Atlantis. A Skull of the Age of Stone, Denmark.


And I think it’s an important part of our history because it demonstrates the power of belief and stories. When there are similarities, does this mean transmission from one culture to another, an ignstius substratum common to the species or mere coincidence?

Atlantis: The Antediluvian World

Bronze Knives from Switzerland I wrote a brief note on this on my Facebook page for further reading go there: The Antiquity of some of our Great Inventions. Copper Axe, from a Mound near Laporte, Indiana. May 24, Robert Mills rated it really liked it.

The Oldest Son of Noah Some Consideration of the Deluge Legends. If you are not in the USA, please verify the copyright status of these works in your own country before downloading, otherwise you may be violating copyright laws. Stucco Bass-relief in the Palace of Palenque. Donnelly was not an expert in his field.

But he quoted a number of other ‘great thinkers’ from his time who, antediluvixn, scared me. This antediulvian the 3rd Edition, contains numerous editorial notes, updated by Spence, for the most part it seems. The Oldest Son of Noah.