Atlantis: The Antediluvian World (Paperback)
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Short Description for Atlantis This 1882 classic offers an erudite blend of evidence from geologic, oceanographic, and anthropologic studies and remains a captivating work of and enthusiasm and imaginative thought. 128 illus. Introduction by E. F. Bleiler.
- Published: 14 June 2012
- Format: Paperback 266 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781477657089 ISBN 10: 1477657088
Full description for Atlantis
1. That there once existed in the Atlantic Ocean, opposite the mouth of the Mediterranean Sea, a large island, which was the remnant of an Atlantic continent, and known to the ancient world as Atlantis.2. That the description of this island given by Plato is not, as has been long supposed, fable, but veritable history.3. That Atlantis was the region where man first rose from a state of barbarism to civilization.4. That it became, in the course of ages, a populous and mighty nation, from whose overflowings the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi River, the Amazon, the Pacific coast of South America, the Mediterranean, the west coast of Europe and Africa, the Baltic, the Black Sea, and the Caspian were populated by civilized nations.