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|THE FLOOD MYTHS OF DEUCALION, NOAH, GILGAMESH, ATRAHASIS AND HATHOR||
In the Timaeus 22a-b, Plato's Critias tells us that, 'on one occasion, when [Solon] wanted to lead [the Egyptian priests at Sais...
|Atlantis, Plato, Flood myths, Noah, Deucalion, Gilgamesh, Atrahasis, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Bible study aids, Biblical archaeology||view|
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Herodotus' History includes a memorable description of the city of Babylon, which may have had a considerable influence on Plato's...
|Atlantis, Plato, Babylon, Cuneiform, Historical Maps, Greek culture, Flood myths, Iraq, Ishtar Gate, Herodotus, Nebuchadnezzar II||view|
Having left Egypt, assuming he really went there, Herodotus probably travelled via Tyre to the River Euphrates and down to Babylon, from where he...
|Plato, Atlantis, Babylon, Flood myths, Ashurbanipal||view|
[Plato, Timaeus 21e] Critias replied, ‘In Egypt, at the apex of the Delta, where the stream of the River Nile divides, there is an...
|Atlantis, Plato, Sais, Egypt, Solon, Herodotus, Critias, Timaeus, Archaeology, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience||view|
|INUNDATION OF HELIKE (HELICE), 373 BCE||
This link takes you to a BBC production about the inundation of Helike in 373 BCE.
|Atlantis, Plato, Helike, Helice, Earthquakes, Tsunami||view|
|A BRIEF HISTORY OF ATLANTIS: PLATO'S IDEAL STATE||
The text book for the course is Kershaw, S.P., A Brief History of Atlantis: Plato's Ideal State, London: Robinson, 2016. It can be...
|Plato, Plato's 'Critias', Plato's 'Kritias', Plato's 'Timaeus', Plato's 'Timaios', Ancient Greek, Ancient history, Greek culture, Atlantis, Kershaw||view|
|HOMER, CALYPSO, OGYGIA AND ATLANTIS||
Homer’s Odyssey takes us through the fabulous world of Odysseus’ travels, and the first time we encounter him at first hand he is on...
|Atlantis, Ogygia, Homer, Odyssey, Archaeology, Pseudoarchaeology, Plato||view|
|ATLANTIS AND THE NATIONS||
"The Athens and Atlantis of ancient lore represent the two faces of Plato’s own Athens. The former, the old primordial Athens, is what Plato would...
|Atlantis, Plato, Plato's 'Kritias', Plato's 'Timaeus', Plato's 'Timaios', Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience||view|
|HERODOTUS ON EGYPT||
The Greek historian Herodotus, produced a wonderfully engaging account of his historia (= ‘inquiry’) into the origins and events of...
|Atlantis, Plato, Herodotus, Egypt, Archaeology, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Ancient Greek, Ancient history||view|
|XERXES AT THE HELLESPONT||
Herodotus' description of Xerxes' bridging of the Hellespont show us the combination of ambitious engineering projects with out-of-control...
|Atlantis, Plato, Herodotus, Xerxes, hybris, Ancient Greek, Persian Wars, Ancient history||view|