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The historical-critical approach
towards Plato's Atlantis as a real place

Contents Overview

Atlantis in General

Sophisticated introduction to Plato's Atlantis
What is Atlantis?
Introductory literature
Plato's Atlantis Dialogues Timaeus and Critias

Against pseudoscience
Against the 10,000 BC Belief Complex
Atlantis and the Bible?
Review of Kurlander: Hitler's Monsters
Frank Joseph's bad Atlantis Encyclopedia
Review of Liechtenstein: Wenn Ahnen wüßten
Atlantis-Malta hoax
Sergio Frau: Sardinia?

Academics, open for Atlantis as a real place
Theodor Gomperz 1902
Wilhelm Brandenstein 1951
Wilhelm Brandenstein, Nesselrath 2023
Massimo Pallottino 1952
E.D. Phillips 1958/68
Rhys Carpenter 1966
Sir Desmond Lee 1971
John V. Luce 1978
Eberhard Zangger 1992
Herwig Görgemanns 1996
Ian C. Rutherford 2013/2016
Beate Fränzle 2023

Atlantis Sceptics
The dark side of Atlantis scepticism
The dark side ... Nesselrath 2023
Julia Annas 2011
Sarah Broadie 2012/2013
Kenneth Feder 1990/2014
Angie Hobbs 2014/2021
Christopher Gill 2017
Stephen P. Kershaw 2017
Eric H. Cline 2017
Debate Authenticity of Critias 2017/19
Benjamin B. Olshin 2019
Christopher Gill 2018
Edith Hall 2020
Männlein-Robert 2021
Julia Annas 2021

Less important Sceptics
Stephanie Halmhofer 2019
Paul-André Claudel 2020
Jason Colavito 2021
Christopher Star 2021
Flint Dibble 2022
Carolina López-Ruiz 2022
Tom Holland 2023

Thorwald C. Franke

The historical-critical Approach
The historical-critical Approach
The Labyrinth of Atlantis

About me
Thorwald C. Franke
FAQ My point of view
My Success Story and Future Plans
On the Atlantis Conference 2008

My Books
Aristotle and Atlantis
Atlantis and Syracuse
Herodotus – Atlantis (German only)
Critical history of Atlantis hypotheses (German only)
Platonische Mythen (German only)

Encounters with academic scholarship
General Remarks
How academic journals brushed me off 2017
The scientific bias of the BMCR review 2021
Nesselrath vs. Franke 2021 (severe breach of trust)

Joint efforts to improve the research
Atlantis Research Charter
Greek Atlantis Conferences
Why Atlantis Searchers Can't Team Up

Various of my Articles
Review of: Johan S. Ellefsen, Solon's Atlantis
Kilian Fleischer: Crantor in Proclus
Christian Vassallo: Cyclical Catastrophism, Crantor in Proclus
Review of: George Harvey, Cyclical Catastrophism
Review of: Massimo Cultraro, Alla ricerca del Labirinto
Review of: Jason Colavito, Legends Pyramids
Stefan Bittner: Atlantis scientifically analyzed
Paul Veyne: The Greeks and their myths
Jean-Pierre Pätznick and the Egyptian Atlantis
Pettersson: Atlantic Ocean?
Dante and Atlantis
Donovan's Atlantis
Review of Färber/Gautschy: Zeit.

German only
Review Männlein-Robert 2001
Atlantis skeptic Stephan W.E. Blum 2018
Space Ship Atlantis
Atlantis Band
Wikipedia and Atlantis
Review of Heit: Ursprungsmythos der Vernunft


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TV docus on Atlantis: Reviews
Sceptical docu wrong in everything out of zeal, 2000
The Atlantis documentary of horror, 2006
Again just the usual Atlantis documentary, 2020
Hunting Atlantis, 2021

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