Atlantis: the Antediluvian World
and answer the
Please read pages 1-4, 129-144, 171-175, and 472-480 of Atlantis: the Antediluvian World and answer the
following questions in a few paragraphs each.
1. Where was Atlantis located, when did it exist, and how did it come to an end, according to Donnelly? What is the main historical source for Atlantis?
2. What kinds of evidence does Donnelly present to support this theory about the existence of Atlantis? Provide at least THREE different examples.
3. How do Donnelly’s arguments reflect some of the common 19th century assumptions that we have previously discussed (social evolutionism and/or racial science?)