Classic articles and books on fact and fantasy in archaeology, anthropology, and ancient history.
Our only reason for noticing this curious book is that the names of writers of authority which constantly appear in its pages may lead some readers astray. But the author, while quoting them, has neither assimilated their method nor understood the bearing of their facts. In spite of the patient labour bestowed upon the work, and the numerous illustrations with which it is adorned, it is merely another contribution to that mass of paradoxical literature which awaits the "Budget" of a second De Morgan.
-- Review of Atlantis: The Antediluvian World
by Ignatius Donnelly in Nature 26 (August 10, 1882)
This section collects articles, books, and miscellaneous publications on Ancient Mysteries written by from extreme fringe perspectives, advocating ideas with little support from mainstream science.