Is not a perfect book It is a very good book but not a perfect one Like many books of its kind the author spends too perfect one Like many books of its kind the author spends too time making too much fit If ou take the book though to signify that at some point there was a maritime Andean Empire that had a great deal of cultural influence it is not a nonsensical idea in the least as many empires have been involved in trade with the Americas That said few people seem to take this seriously The Greeks Themselves Likely Greeks themselves likely a garbled account from the Egyptians as well as from the Hebrews or Carthaginians and as it was the Greeks who passed it down there are likely some ambiguities in the words that are used All in all though this book makes sense and also allows the reader to gain an understanding of a wider world of early human history far from Europe and Mesopotamia The we understand the global aspects of trade especially as far as precious metals are concerned the better we can grasp the way that the New World and the Old World have seldom been as far separated as they are usually assumed to be This book is merely one piece of that larger puzzle1 See for example Well I don t think it s Atlantis but he s certainly found traces of some kind of ancient culture Very interestin. Ake the present day Lake Poopo and plated in gold silver bronze tin and a rare metal called orichalcum These metals are found together in abundance only in Bolivia Atlantis The Andes Solution fully explains J M Allen's theories as well as the other lines of conjecture that his tremendous finding has opened up It concludes with an account of the author's trip to Bolivia where he found physical evidence of the legendary ci.
Ok worth taking seriouslyIn terms of its contents this is a short book and even shorter when ou consider how much of its contents consist of a uotation of Plato s writings on Atlantis Yet this book is not one that overstays its welcome being about uality than mere uantity The author begins by talking about the golden keys to Atlantis then looks at how South America fits the bill specifically the antiplano area south of Lake Titicaca The author discusses Plato s account and Donnelly S Account Of s account of The author then discusses the relationship between Atlantis and the Sea Peoples the relationship of the Antiplano to the Aztecs and their stories of Aztlan as well as the way that South America remained the land of the four uarters The author then moves into some interesting evidence that shows how one of Plato s comments about a metal corresponds to the behavior of Orichalcum and how the sailors of Tyre and Carthage appear to have known about the ideal Prime Meridian where Carthage happens to have been built After a discussion of the author s expedition to South America to look for signs of Atlantis the author closes with some supporting material including photographs and commentariesIt must be freely admitted that this. Lligence interpreter for the Royal Air Force has made an amazing discovery that may solve the fabled He has located a site in what is now modern Bolivia on the Altiplano where he has found remains of a canal system that parallels the one described by Plato almost 2500 ears ago Plato's description of an island city on a plain encircled by mountains matches the Altiplano exactly Further Atlantis was set on a ,
characters ê eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ James M. Allen,
Interesting read but no compelling evidence FOR MEMORE OF A HISTORY BOOK meMore of a history book evidence for Atlantis A really interesting book I really enjoyed this one A brilliant theory an highly plausible When people think of the myths of Atlantis or the many stories that are based on those myths a lot of fantastic elements are added that make the stories less than entirely believable for many people One hears stories about lasers and so forth and tends to discount them completely 1 That said the writings of Plato concerning Atlantis which this book faithfully copies from one of the extant translations into English are rather sober minded and plausible assuming some garbling from collecting the information second hand This book consists of a serious attempt by an amateur historian and classicist to take Plato seriously and see what place would best fit the available knowledge coming from that source as well as other lines of evidence concerning Egypt The result is a worthwhile book that if it does not entirely convince me of its veracity at least strikes me as being worth taking seriously This book is certainly written by someone who is a complete believer in their theory but finds it not taken seriously and this is definitely a bo. According to the Greek philosopher Plato the ancient city and lost continent of Atlantis was devastated by floods and earthuakes in about 9600 BC Fascinated with Atlantis Plato wrote at length of the city's magnificence and described its geographical location in great detail giving rise over the centuries to countless theories regarding Atlantis's precise location J M Allen a former cartographic draftsman and aerial inte.