Atlantis God: A Novel (Jack Howard)

By David Gibbins

Atlantis. The world’s mightiest empire. Its secrets and techniques were misplaced to the ocean’s depths, yet during this high-action race opposed to the clock, marine archaeologist Jack Howard is set to determine that the gods of Atlantis reside on—through a terrifying new evil.
A misplaced Nazi bunker in a woodland in Germany features a dreadful mystery. yet is there a scary new size to the Nazis’ rule of terror? while Jack Howard, head of the foreign Maritime collage, and his crew of adventurers go back to the misplaced island of Atlantis within the Black Sea, they notice they’re not only at the path of the main sought-after treasures in historical past yet are approximately to discover a stunning hyperlink among Atlantis and the Nineteen Thirties expeditions of Himmler’s Ahnenerbe, the Nazis’ division of Cultural historical past. yet unbeknownst to Jack, shadowy figures from his previous are becoming a member of forces—and they've got their very own ghastly imaginative and prescient for a brand new Atlantis. Can he cease them sooner than it’s too past due?

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That’s what Jeremy says. you recognize, he can declaim entire passages of Shakespeare? We do it while we’re by myself within the engineering lab. That’s how I bought that Othello quote. ” Jack shook his head. “Well, I simply desire many of the poetry is going into the submersibles. ” “Exactly what Jeremy acknowledged once we entire Little Joey. ” Costas sighed. “Little Joey, who has made the last word sacrifice. ” Jack positioned a hand on Costas’s shoulder. “I quite am sorry. ” He became again to the picture at the display. “The excavations at Jericho throughout the Fifties printed a fringe wall round the urban greater than twelve ft excessive, in addition to a twenty-five-foot-high stone tower. the traditional biblical chronology places Joshua concerning the heart of the second one millennium BC. however the partitions of Jericho didn’t date wherever close to that point. They dated a incredible six millennia past, to the 8th or perhaps the 9th millennium BC. So the archaeology tells a much more terrific tale than the Bible. The excavations at Jericho have been the 1st to place the early Neolithic at the map, and confirmed that collective recreation to make huge monuments like partitions and towers was once attainable correct on the sunrise of civilization, at a time whilst such a lot people nonetheless lived as hunter-gatherers. ” Costas whistled. “And wasn’t Jericho the positioning the place the 1st of these plastered skulls used to be came upon? ” Jack nodded. “Just just like the ones within the internal sanctum we observed this present day. there has been a connection among those early groups throughout this quarter, a connection of their faith, their trust process. yet Jericho’s on the outer edge of that early Neolithic global, on the southwest tip of the so-called Fertile Crescent that prolonged as much as Anatolia and down via Mesopotamia. i think that the real heartland lay right here, alongside the Black coastline sooner than it flooded, and down into Anatolia farther south. And I’m not only conversing approximately Çatalhöyük. different websites have revolutionized our photograph of early Neolithic faith. ” He touched one other thumbnail, and Costas’s jaw dropped. “Holy cow,” he exclaimed. “Those pillars. They’re nearly exact. ” It used to be as though the underwater sanctum from Atlantis have been lifted out of the cave and onto dry land, and sunk in a melancholy within the floor to make it semi-subterranean, like a crypt. The picture confirmed excavated oval constitution approximately ten yards throughout, with T-shaped pillars put at periods round a coarsely outfitted wall. at the nearest pillars they can simply make out low-relief carvings of animals and vultures, and what a human arm. “That’s at Göbekli Tepe, a couple of hundred twenty-five miles south of right here at the Anatolian plateau,” Jack acknowledged. He touched one other thumbnail, and an identical photograph seemed exhibiting a bunch of pillars prepared in rows inside a chamber, sunk into the floor yet rectilinear suit. “And here’s Nevali Çori, the second one web site. There’s additionally one other pillar with an arm, and a sculpture within the around exhibiting a human head with a vulture on it. ” “So reason why you have been so excited for those who observed that chamber this day.

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