Plato (through the character Critias in his dialogues) describes Atlantis as an island larger than Libya and Asia Minor put together, located in the Atlantic just beyond the Pillars of Hercules—generally assumed to mean the Strait of Gibraltar .
According to Michael Hübner, Atlantis core region was located in South-West Morocco at the Atlantic Ocean. In his papers an approach to the analysis of Plato’s dialogues Timaeus and Critias is described.
Plato asserted that the Egyptians described Atlantis as an island consisting mostly of mountains in the northern portions and along the shore and encompassing a great plain in an oblong shape in the south “extending in one direction three thousand stadia [about 555 km; 345 mi], but across the center inland it was two
They were tan in complexion but tall in stature and tended to be fair haired. These characteristics lend themselves to a rich mythology, which I propose the Atlanteans capitalized on.
In one cataclysmic night, the gods sent a battalion of fire and earthquakes so intense that the Utopian kingdom of Atlantis sank deep into the ocean, never to be found again.
Plato told the story of Atlantis around 360 B.C. The founders of Atlantis , he said , were half god and half human. They created a utopian civilization and became a great naval power. Their home was made up of concentric islands separated by wide moats and linked by a canal that penetrated to the center. 3 дня назад
But now a geographer has claimed that Atlantis , first described by the Greek philosopher Plato as sinking under a tidal wave 12,000 years ago, was actually Ireland . “Just like Atlantis , Ireland is 300 miles long, 200 miles wide, and widest over the middle,” he said.
Plato was a philosopher during the 5th century BCE. He was a student of Socrates and later taught Aristotle. He founded the Academy, an academic program which many consider to be the first Western university. Plato wrote many philosophical texts—at least 25.
Subraces of the Atlantean root race The descendants of the Atlanteans according to traditional Theosophy include those of the Mongolian race , the Malayan race, and the American Indian race as well as some people of what in the late 19th and early 20th centuries was called the “olive-skinned” Mediterranean race .
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