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  • Atlantis

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    Hu 1 Atlantis is a story written by Plato about 2,600 years ago (www.dailymail.co.uk). Plato was a Greek philosopher that would write stories based off of traveler’s tales to teach important lessons to the citizens of Athens. In the story of Atlantis and in many of his other stories, he pointed to the failings of the city and the people who lived in it (www.telegraph.co.uk). Plato described Atlantis’s location as “an island situated in front of the straits called the Pillars of Hercules” in two 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

  • Atlantis

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    Atlantis: We will never know 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

  • Story of Atlantis

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    Story of Atlantis Plato was the first to mention the city of Atlantis around 300 BC. He was a Greek philosopher who had studied under Socrates in Greece. Plato gave detailed stories in the books Timeus and Critias about a land that was on the fringes of what we know as the Mediterranean Sea that occurred around 9,000 years from when it was written. Atlantis was said to be bigger than Libya and Asia combined. Critias was a book based on how Atlantis came to be and stories about Atlantis. Timeus

  • Where Is Atlantis

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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

  • Atlantis, A Lost Continent

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    Introduction. Atlantis was a continent of the Atlantic Ocean where, according to Plato, an advanced civilization developed some 11,600 years ago. Plato affirms that, as the result of a huge volcanic cataclysm of worldwide extent, this continent sunk away underseas, disappearing forever. Official Science - the one you learn at school - rejects the actual existence of Atlantis, as it has so far been unable to find any traces of its reality. But the reason for that is simple to explain. Everybody has

  • Essay About Atlantis

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    spread around a general public of the past that reveled in a richness of character assets, extraordinary military influence, amazing building and designing deeds, and intelligent accomplishments far developed over those of different grounds. Called Atlantis, it was portrayed as a landmass-sized range with rich soil, copious unadulterated water, plentiful vegetation and creatures, common hot springs for wellbeing and power, and such mineral riches that gold was trimmed in structures and was around the

  • Atlantis, The Lost City

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    Atlantis ~ The Lost City Atlantis is known to most people as a legend or myth written by the Greek poet Plato, but is it possible that this lost continent really existed? Is it all legend or could there be some fact to it? Contrary to common belief there have been numerous geological and historical findings that actually give proof to the existence of this lost city. In the book Imagining Atlantis it tells us the story written by Plato. "According to ancient Egyptian temple records the Athenians

  • Atlantis

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    where gods lived and how their city would look if they had one? If you have you’re in luck because you will be reading about the “Lost City of Atlantis”. 350 BC, Plato wrote about an island in the Atlantic Ocean that eventually went under the sea. People have been looking for Atlantis for many years. Plato wrote about what it was like to live in Atlantis, he describes the Atlanticians as great engineers and architects. It had palaces, harbors, temples and docks. The capitol was built on a hill and

  • Atlantis Intrigues a Teen

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    Plato much believed that the civilization of Atlantis existed (Writer873). The origins of Atlantis are written in Plato’s “Critias” and “Timaeus” (Plato). Written around 350s B.C., the main character Solon, travels to Egypt and learns of Atlantis by priests (Writer873). He claimed his dialogues to be true records (Atlantis Subplots). Timaeus explains Atlantis was the “island situated in front of the straits, which are by you called Pillars of Herakles; the island was larger than Libya and Asia put

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