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

... and big collections of Web links, books, articles and videos

By Thorwald C. Franke

Contents Overview

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

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

Academics, open for Atlantis as a real place
Theodor Gomperz 1902
Wilhelm Brandenstein 1951
Massimo Pallottino 1952
Rhys Carpenter 1966
Sir Desmond Lee 1971
John V. Luce 1978
Eberhard Zangger 1992
Herwig Görgemanns 1996

Atlantis Skeptics
Julia Annas 2011
Sarah Broadie 2012/2013
Christopher Gill 2017
Stephen P. Kershaw 2017
Eric H. Cline 2017
Heinz-Güther Nesselrath 2017
Debate Authenticity of Critias 2017/19
Benjamin B. Olshin 2019
Paul-André Claudel 2020
Severe breach of trust by HG Nesselrath 2021

Thorwald C. Franke: Research
Thorwald C. Franke
My Success Story
FAQ My point of view
Self-Declaration: Why I am not a "crank"
Atlantis Conference 2008
How academic journals brushed me off

Thorwald C. Franke: Books
Aristotle and Atlantis
Atlantis and Syracuse
Herodotus – Atlantis (German only)
Critical history of Atlantis hypotheses (German only)

Thorwald C. Franke: Various Articles
Again just the usual Atlantis documentary, 2020
The Atlantis documentary of horror, 2006
Stefan Bittner: Atlantis scientifically analyzed
Paul Veyne: The Greeks and their myths
Jean-Pierre Pätznick and the Egyptian Atlantis
Atlantis and the Bible?
Pettersson: Atlantic Ocean?
Dante and Atlantis
Sergio Frau: Sardinia?
Atlantis-Malta hoax
Donovan's Atlantis

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

Collections: Academic and non-academic
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Web links

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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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