Download PDF by Ignatius Donnelly: Atlantis, the Antediluvian World (Dover Occult)

By Ignatius Donnelly

ISBN-10: 116639302X

ISBN-13: 9781166393021

ISBN-10: 1517308453

ISBN-13: 9781517308452

ISBN-10: 1776669320

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The nice vintage of Atlantis, this booklet greater than the other validated the lifestyles of this misplaced continent for the fashionable international. Attracting thousands of readers and stimulating big debate, it encouraged generations of individuals together with numerous scientists who went directly to do critical paintings of their fields, and various science-fiction writers. it's a degree of the ability of the Atlantis delusion that, regardless of all of the facts on the contrary, the belief of a submerged Atlantic Ocean continent continues to be full of life at the present time, lengthy after Donnelly's paintings first appeared.
A legal professional and flesh presser prior to he grew to become to writing, Ignatius Donnelly (1831‒1901) spent decades gathering proof for his e-book on Atlantis. showing a big wisdom of Platonic and Biblical fabric, comparative archeological discoveries, people traditions of deluges, and geological facts helping catastrophic volcanic task, Donnelly staggered his readers with "facts" and beaten them along with his many impressive arguments. regardless of the numerous more moderen discoveries that experience proved lots of his "facts" to be fake, his arguments nonetheless dazzle and his important delusion maintains to fascinate. The hugely attractive concept of a misplaced continent with a excessive civilization, one who was once the mummy of all different civilizations, is among the such a lot enduring of all human myths and indicates no symptoms of disappearing.
A seminal paintings on Atlantis and a vintage within the heritage of tradition, this publication is the place to begin for somebody clearly drawn to the Atlantis fable. nonetheless the main readable and creative of the books on Atlantis, it's a paintings that would lengthy outlive many of the more moderen money owed. As a learn of the golden earlier, it really is an vastly exciting and relaxing book.

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