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Atlantis, the Antediluvian World, Index


Atlantis, the Antediluvian World

by Ignatius Donnelly


Part I

  • Chapter I : The Purpose of the Book.
  • Chapter II : Plato's History of Atlantis.
  • Chapter III : The Probabilities of Plato's Story.
  • Chapter IV : Was Such a Catastrophe Possible?
  • Chapter V : The Testimony of the Sea.
  • Chapter VI : The Testimony of the Flora and Fauna.

Part II

  • Chapter I : The Destruction of Atlantis Described in the Deluge Legends.
  • Chapter II : The Deluge of the Bible
  • Chapter III : The Deluge of the Chaldeans.
  • Chapter IV : The Deluge Legends of Other Nations.
  • Chapter V : The Deluge Legends of America.
  • Chapter VI : Some Consideration of the Deluge Legends.

Part III

  • Chapter I : Civilization an Inheritance.
  • Chapter II : The Identity of the Civilizations of the Old World and the New
  • Chapter III : American Evidences of Intercourse with Europe or Atlantis.
  • Chapter IV : Corroborating Circumstances.
  • Chapter V : The Question of Complexion.
  • Chapter VI : Genesis Contains a History of Atlantis
  • Chapter VII : The Origin of Our Alphabet
  • Chapter VIII : The Bronze Age in Europe.
  • Chapter IX : Artificial Deformation of the Skull.

Part IV

  • Chapter I : Traditions of Atlantis.
  • Chapter II : The Kings of Atlantis Become the Gods of the Greeks.
  • Chapter III : The Gods of the Phoenicians Also Kings of Atlantis.
  • Chapter IV : The God Odin, Woden, or Wotan.
  • Chapter V : The Pyramid, The Cross, and The Garden of Eden.
  • Chapter VI : Gold and Silver the Sacred Metals of Atlantis.

Part V

  • Chapter I : The Central American and Mexican Colonies.
  • Chapter II : The Egyptian Colony.
  • Chapter III : The Colonies of the Mississippi Valley
  • Chapter IV : The Iberian Colonies of Atlantis
  • Chapter V : The Peruvian Colony.
  • Chapter VI : The African Colonies.
  • Chapter VII : The Irish Colonies From Atlantis.
  • Chapter VIII : The Oldest Son of Noah.
  • Chapter IX : The Antiquity of Some of Our Great Inventions.
  • Chapter X : The Aryan Colonies From Atlantis.
  • Chapter XI : Atlantis Reconstructed.
Scanned at sacred-texts , November 2000. J. B. Hare, redactor. This text is in the public domain. This file may be used for any non-commercial purpose, provided this notice of attribution is left intact.

The world has made such comet-like advance Lately on science, we may almost hope, Before we die of sheer decay, to learn Something about our infancy; when lived That great, original, broad-eyed, sunken race, Whose knowledge, like the sea-sustaining rocks, Hath formed the base of this world's fluctuous lore



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