The Lost Empire of Atlantis
History's Greatest Mystery RevealedBook - 2011
A renowned historian draws from new documentary and academic research, metallurgy, ancient shipbuilding and navigation techniques, and DNA evidence to share his discoveries about the mysterious "lost" city of Atlantis.
“Tremendous. This guy has done history like you would not believe.”
The secrets of history’s most enduring mystery are finally revealed in The Lost Empire of Atlantis. Through impeccable research and intelligent speculation, Gavin Menzies, the New York Times bestselling author of 1421, uncovers the truth behind the mysterious “lost” city of Atlantis—making the startling claim that the “Atlanteans” discovered America 4,000 years ago and ruled a vast Mediterranean empire that was violently destroyed in 1,500 BC. Forget everything you’ve ever thought about the Atlantis legend—Gavin Menzies will make you a believer!
Exposing the shocking truth behind the mysterious "lost" city of Atlantis, a renowned historian, drawing from new documentary and academic research, metallurgy, ancient shipbuilding and navigation techniques and DNA evidence, shares his extraordinary discoveries about this legendary civilization that will change our understanding of the past. 100,000 first printing.,
Through an examination of new documentary and academic research, metallurgy, ancient shipbuilding and navigation techniques, archaeological artifacts, and cutting-edge DNA evidence, Menzies uncovers a trading empire that spanned from the Mediterranean, to the Great Lakes in North America, to Kerala in India. He explains the reality behind the legendary civilization described by Plato, as well as its violent disappearance.