The Legend of Atlantis
The legend of Atlantis continent has to be one of the oldest and most spellbinding of all the world's mysteries. It has puzzled both skeptics and believers alike. What caused its destruction? Exactly how advanced were the Atlanteans? I hope someday everyone will know the answers to those questions.
All races share the story of a great flood that destroyed an entire civilization. The name Atlantis appears in various forms throughout the world. The
According to Plato, one of the best splendors of Atlantis was the palace compound located in the heart of its capital. The visitors passed through a wall of brass, a wall of tin, and a wall of copper. White and black and red stone quarried from the native rock." The Atlanteans started valuing material wealth above goodness-that's where they went wrong. Plato said, "The portion of divinity within them was now becoming faint and weak through being oftentimes blended with a large measure of mortality." The Atlanteans were unable to bear the burden of their possessions. So, "There occurred portentous earthquakes and floods, and one grievous day and night befell them, when...the island of Atlantis...was swallowed up by the sea and vanished." Plato doubted that any sign of the lost land would ever be found. contributes to the Bermuda Triangle theory above.