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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Atlantis: The Antediluvian World

The Deluge of the Chaldeans. Ancient Indian Pipe, New Jersey. The Ignatisu of Men according to the Egyptians. Each has a slightly different perspective.

Ancient Coins of Tyre The Colonies of the Mississippi Valley I do understand that much of the supposed facts this book is based on are now considered outdated, but donbelly so, it is written in such a pseudo-scientifc manner that is utterly unbearable for anyone with some modern knowledge of geology, mythology and ancient history. Many of its theories are the source of many modern-day concepts about Atlantis, including donnlly Ancient Irish Vase of the Bronze Age.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. Jan 01, Edward Barnett added it. I would like to know what date the most recent “Revised” copy was printed.

It is quite eloquent, while in general quite easy to read. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Purpose of the Book Baldron rated it really liked it. Ancient Swiss Vase and Antediluvan. There are a lot of facts that support antedilivian of his ideas, but some of his ideas are real stretches.


Much of his literary work was on the history of the Celts. InDonnelly wrote the preamble of the People’s Party’s Omaha Platform for the presidential campaign of that year.

Views Read Edit View history. I wasn’t sure whose book I was reading. I rated 3 stars because of some of the points lacking, discussed above. Much of his book is a detailing of these correspondences and, frankly, it gets rather boring.

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I should note that I didn’t get the impression the author of this book was racist. Tamahu, from the Egyptian Monuments, B. Copper Axe, from a Mound near Laporte, Indiana Shell Ornament, Mound near Nashville, Tennessee The book is worth reading for the impact it has had not only on the Atlantis mythology, but also on subsequent occult movements that have, in turn, had a dangerous impact on political history.

Why else would all world cultures have a tradition of the Great Flood if it hadn’t occurred somewhere in man’s collective memory?

So, if you’re inclined to seek A “non-fiction” scientific investigation into the existence and history of Atlantis.

Atlantis, the Antediluvian World

Cross from Egyptian Monuments. Oct 13, Harvey Harper rated it liked it. Beginning with fable and legend on both sides of the Atlantic as well as sources in scripture, Donnelly puts a case together fonnelly suggests many of our ancient legends do indeed carry fragments of fact.


Cross and Pyramid Mound, Ohio Other books in the series. The experience of reading the edition that I read was ruined by the editor, Egerton Sykes, and his constant interjections and corrections.

Open Preview See a Problem? Artificial Deformation of the Skull If you are interested in a anteeiluvian approach to the possibility that this ancient civilization did exist, I suggest you try these volumes.

Some Consideration of the Deluge Legends. Graded Way near Piketon, Ohio Chinook Flat-headafter Catlin. The great Mound, near Miamisburg, Ohio. Stone Implements of Europe and America American Evidences of Intercourse with Europe or Atlantis.

Atlantis, the Antediluvian World

I enjoyed his guesswork for a 19th century scholar. Plato’s History of Atlantis Celtic Warrior, from Egyptian Monuments The highly appealing idea of a lost continent with a high civilization, one that was the mother of all other civilizations, is one of the most enduring of all human myths and shows no signs of disappearing.

Implements and Ornaments of the Bronze Age. Instead of using Plato as his only source, the author uses every source available to him to show facts and not fiction.

The Irish Colonies from Atlantis. Interesting research about North-American mound builders and the role of copper in pre bronze-age civilization. The God Odin, Woden, or Wotan And even though it was written in the 19th Century.

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