Plato Describes Atlantis // First Mention of the Island // 360 BC 'Critias'
Published on Jul 24, 2021
Created by Plato as a antagonistic rival to his idealistic interpretation of "Ancient Athens", his portrait of Atlantis is nevertheless incredibly detailed - describing the history of the island, its geography, and finally the people who counted the doomed paradise their home before they met their end beneath the waves.
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