The Lost Empire of Atlantis by Gavin Menzies
History's Greatest Mystery Revealed

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“Tremendous. This guy has done history like you would not believe.”
—Glenn Beck

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!

 

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Gavin Menzies is the bestselling author of 1421: The Year China Discovered America and 1434: The Year A Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance and The Lost Empire of Atlantis. He served in the Royal Navy between 1953 and 1970. He lives in London, England.
 
Published November 8, 2011 by William Morrow. 401 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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When he saw the ruins of the palace of Phaestos, his curiosity about the Minoans was piqued, and off he went, chasing down Minoan artifacts, viewing ruins, interviewing scholars and visiting sites of significance, from Crete to England (did you know that Stonehenge was Minoan?) to Lake Superior t...

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In an age when few nations recorded their history (it was almost a millennium before Herodotus, the father of history, began writing), events became stories, which became myths and legends – distortions of the history but with tantalising grains of truth remaining.

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