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  • Legend The Island Of Atlantis
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    Atlantis was known as the lost continent. It was said to be the size of Europe. Many people said that Atlantis existed during the time of the Stone Age, which was about nine thousand years ago. Plato, a popular Greek philosopher wrote a lot about Atlantis, it's inhabitants, it's geography, and it's theories on its destruction. Many people do think Plato actually believed in Atlantis's existence because of his many detailed descriptions of Atlantis. Plato had wrote his earliest descriptions of At...
  • Exact Location Of The Destroyed Island
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    ATLANTIS Where is it? Atlantis was an ancient civilization which was destroyed in one massive explosion. Many people have searched for Atlantis but it has still not been found. According to Plato, a Greek philosopher, Atlantis was located in the Atlantic Ocean past the pillars of Hercules, the Strait of Gibraltar. Plato has been credited with many scientific discoveries, but Atlantis's existence is still unproved. "Plato, one of the fathers of western thought, is out sole direct source for the l...
  • Island Of Atlantis
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    Atlantis Over 11,000 years ago there existed an island nation located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean populated by a noble and powerful race. The people of this land possessed great wealth thanks to the natural resources found throughout their island. The island was a center for trade and commerce. The rulers of this land held sway over the people and land of their own island and well into Europe and Africa. This was the island of Atlantis. Atlantis was the domain of Poseidon, god of the sea...
  • Troy And Atlantis
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    Legends of the lost city The Future of the Past: Archaeology in the 21st Century Eberhard Zangger 285 pp, Weidenfeld Eberhard Zangger explores our knowledge of the lands bordering the Mediterranean before the golden age of ancient Greece (yes, the title is a little misleading), and pushes the general thesis that archaeological orthodoxy currently has it all wrong. His first targets are catastrophist theories of cultural change in the region, ideas that have been widely disseminated in popular bo...
  • Plato's Account Of Atlantis
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    Atlantis fact or fiction? Is it a myth or a made up story? The story of Atlantis derived from famous greek philosopher Plato, it is the only account of Atlantis and is not backed up with any sound evidence. The story of Atlantis has also captivated the minds of individuals for thousands of years. People from all walks of life have debated whether it really existed or whether it was just a story, nothing more. Fantasy is a tough sell in the twentieth century, the world has been fully discovery an...
  • Lost Continent Of Atlantis
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    Fantasy is a tough sell in the twentieth century. The world has been fully discovered and fully mapped. Popular media has effectively minimized the legend and the fantastic rumor, though to make up for this it has generated falsities not as lavish but just as interesting. Satellites have mapped and studied the earth, leaving only a space frontier that is as yet unreachable. But standing out is a charming fantasy the modern world has yet to verify or condemn: the lost continent of Atlantis. The f...
  • Island Of Atlantis
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    Atlantis: Existed, Exaggeration, Or World's Bigges Essay, Atlantis: Existed, Exaggeration, Or World's Bigges Did the Island of Atlantis really exist? A place that Plato described as Utopia-was there ever such a place? Did this island disappear beneath the Atlantic Ocean one night? That is what researchers have been trying to figure out. So far, experts have only agreed to disagree. It all started when Plato, in his "Critias' and "Timaeus' dialogues, in great detail, described an island nation th...

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