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Atlantis: From Legend to Discovery

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Why did the Aztecs constantly await the visitations of supreme rulers from an island in the east? Why did the ancient Egyptians believe that their culture-bearer, Thoth, had come from a land in the Western Sea? Andrew Tomas suggests that this land to the east of Mexico and to the west of Egypt was Plato's Atlantis, called Aztlan by the Central Americans.

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Published January 1st 1973 by Sphere (first published 1970)
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Mandy
Jun 12, 2014 Mandy rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
The Mulder in me was very interested in this book, but the Scully was not convinced at all. For instance the 3 Inca mummies that were discovered with traces of blood type A, a blood type that is not found in American Indians. According to this book, this is proof that these mummies were not Incas, and probably came from Atlantis. But maybe there was a disease in the past that affected only Incas with blood type A, and that's the reason why there are no Incas with that blood type today? And that ...more
Paulina
Mar 18, 2014 Paulina rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Junto con los de Charles Fort, este ha sido uno de los libros que me han vuelto más rara.
Me gustan las evidencias que presenta, aún si muchas de ellas ya han sido reevaluadas y descartadas.
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a very interesting book!
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Andrew Thomas (1906-2001) was born in St. Petersburg in Russia, but after stopovers in Finland, Machuria, China and the USA, he later became an Australian citizen. He has written a number of books on the theme of ancient technology and wisdom.
His book on Atlantis is fairly pedestrian fare that purports to link Plato's city with an age of long lost high-technology.
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