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Document 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
Image collection Saite official, c. 570-526 BCE, Saite official, c. 570-526 BCE

[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
Link 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
Link HERODOTUS ON ECBATANA

One major city in the Persian Empire that Herodotus describes, and which might have had a bearing on Plato’s description of Atlantis-ville, was...

Atlantis, Plato, Herodotus, Ecbatana, Ancient Greek, Archaeology, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Ancient history view
Link PSEUDOSCIENCE AND ATLANTIS

An excellent discussion of pseudoscience by the philosopher Stephen Law of the University of London, which is very pertinent to many approaches to...

Atlantis, Pseudoscience, Pseudoarchaeology, Plato, Plato's 'Critias', Plato's 'Timaeus', Plato's 'Kritias', Plato's 'Timaios' view
Link "BAD ARCHAEOLOGY"

“Bad Archaeology: exposing frauds, misconceptions and distortions.” This site maintains that “Bad Archaeology is all around us. Many of its ideas...

Plato, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Timaeus, Critias, Archaeology view
Link HYPERBOREA, HYPERBOREANS AND ATLANTIS

Up in the Greek mythological north we find Hyperborea, ‘the Land Beyond the North Wind’, inhabited by the Hyperboreans - a blessed race who spent...

Atlantis, Hyperborea, Hyperboreans, myth, Archaeology, Mythical lands, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Greek Myth, Plato view
Link PLATO'S TIMAEUS (TIMAIOS)

Without Plato there would be no Atlantis. If the dialogues Timaeus (Timaios) and then the Critias (Kritias) ...

Plato, Plato's 'Timaeus', Plato's 'Timaios', Atlantis, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Greek philosophy view
Link WHY IS THE ATLANTIS STORY STILL SO POPULAR?

This brief article explores why a tale created by Plato over 2000 years ago still remains popular.

Atlantis, Plato, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Santorini, Thera view
Link ATLANTIPEDIA

Typing ‘Atlantis’ into a web browser will bring up over 93 million results. This website, ‘Atlantipedia’, helps to narrow down the options and...

Atlantis, Pseudoscience, Pseudoarchaeology, Plato view
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