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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 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
Link 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
Link PLATO'S CRITIAS (KRITIAS)

The Atlantis myth is unique in the corpus of Greek mythology in that it has no antecedents, and it has no genealogical relationship to any earlier...

Plato, Plato's 'Critias', Plato's 'Kritias', Greek philosophy, Atlantis, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Ancient Greek view
Link ERYTHEIA: THE 'RED LAND'

Erytheia, the sea-circled mythical ‘Red Land’ located out in the far west beyond the mighty earth-encircling river Oceanus, occassionally excites...

Atlantis, Erytheia, Archaeology, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience view
Link 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
Link Atlantis Scout

This website compiled by Thorwald C. Franke offers "approaches at an academic level towards Plato's Atlantis as a real place, along with a large...

Atlantis, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, 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
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