Atlantis, the Antediluvian World, by Ignatius Donnelly, [], full text etext at Ignatius Donnelly .. That it was the true Antediluvian world; the Garden of Eden; the Gardens of that the Antediluvian World was none other than Atlantis. Results 1 – 16 of 16 Atlantis: The Antediluvian World by Donnelly, Ignatius and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

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Atlantis: The Antediluvian World – Ignatius Donnelly (1882) (1st ed)

For example, he makes similarities betwwen the Mayan and Phoenecian languages. He was ahead of his time, and would have been a mentor to Von Daniken. Ancient Irish Vase of the Bronze Age. And has obviously done a lifetimes research and reading to present the facts laid out in his work.

Donnellywho was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in The Deluge of the Bible.


Much of his book is a detailing of these correspondences and, frankly, it gets rather boring. The Kings of Atlantis become the Gods of the Greeks This book started our fascination with the antediluvian world. Graded Way near Piketon, Ohio. Feb 23, Slightly rated it really liked it.

Donnelly’s, almost atlahtis style, is a wonderfully refreshing read. Displaying an immense knowledge of Platonic and Biblical material, comparative archeological discoveries, 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.

You don’t see that mentioned in WW2 documentaries on the History Channel, do you? An interesting grouping of theories about origins of our world and how all things lead back to Atlantis. Ornaments of the Bronze Age.

The Profile of Atlantis Gold and Silver the Sacred Metals of Atlantis. The research is all from the ‘s so I’m unable to say if all the quotes are accurate. However, about pages from the end, it just got boring for me.

Atlantis: The Antediluvian World

It certainly is an important text for anyone seeking to trace the history of the idea of Atlantis–or of other “lost” continents–in the modern world. I enjoyed his guesswork for a 19th century scholar.


Want to Read saving…. The great Mound, near Miamisburg, Ohio. Why else would all world cultures have a tradition of the Great Flood if it hadn’t occurred somewhere in man’s collective memory? Most interesting were the similarities in myths, suggesting that either we all make up the ignatiuus stories, or we have common memories of something else.

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Negro Idols found in Central America. If you tbe something pseudoscientific about an ancient civilization, read “Fingerprints of the Gods” by Graham Hancock instead. Still the most readable and imaginative of the books on Atlantis, it is a work that will long outlive most of the more recent accounts. As a study of the golden past, it is an enormously intriguing and enjoyable book.

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