Gateway to Atlantis: The Search for the Source of a Lost Civilization (Paperback)
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Short Description for Gateway to Atlantis Historian Andrew Collins investigates the enigma that has baffled the world for centuries: the location of the "lost city" of Atlantis. of photos. Line drawings throughout.
- Published: 16 January 2002
- Format: Paperback 448 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780786709632 ISBN 10: 0786709634
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Full description for Gateway to Atlantis
Historian Andrew Collins, after years of travel and research, has gathered convincing evidence that may establish not only that Atlantis did indeed exist but also that remnants of it survive today. His journey into the past follows the clues left by Plato, and they take him far beyond Crete and the Mediterranean, where scholars in recent times have located Atlantis. So do mummies in Egypt, Roman wreckage in the West Atlantic, the African features of great stone heads in Mexico, and the explosion of a comet 10,500 years ago. For two millennia the fate of Atlantis has fascinated historians, philosophers, and explorers who have debated its reality and searched in vain for a kingdom shrouded in myth and legend. Collins's final destination will shock the experts and amaze all readers. "A bold and imaginative attempt to understand the destruction of the legendary city of Atlantis."--Kirkus Reviews "Probably the most substantial and well researched book on Atlantis since Ignatius Donnelly."--Colin Wilson, author of From Atlantis to the Sphinx