The untold story of a fascinating Renaissance man on an
adventurous hunt for a lost civilization—an epic quest through
castles, courts, mythologies, and the spectacular world of the
What do Zeus, Apollo, and the gods of Mount Olympus have in common
with Odin, Thor, and the gods of Valhalla? What do these, in turn,
have to do with the shades of Hades, the pharaohs of Egypt, and the
glories of fabled Atlantis? In 1679, Olof Rudbeck... more...