Is Atlantis A Myth Or It Really Existed?

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In 360 B.C., where an ancient Greek philosopher Plato mentioned about the cataclysmic destruction of an ancient civilization dated 9000 B.C. It is the Atlantis, an island of great civilization, larger the Libya and Asia combined together which sunk into the depth of the sea in just one night. The question is whether this is just a myth or it really existed?
The story was taken from Plato’s dialogues, Timaeus and Cristias, which the latter was never completed due to unknown reason and thus had created millions of doubts over the centuries. Based on Wikipedia, it is stated that Plato first mentioned Atlantis in Timaeus “For the ocean there was at that time navigable; for in front of the mouth which you Greeks call, as you say, 'the pillars of
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Hefner, Plato’s story has been focused on Solon, a great Greek legislator who had been to Egypt 150 years earlier. Sais Solon had received a story on Atlantis from priests while he was at the Egyptian city. According to the priests, ancient Egyptian temple have recorded that Athenian fought in a war against the rulers of Atlantis some nine thousand years ago and won the battle. The powerful kings of Atlantis formed a confederation so that they could control Atlantis and other islands. War first began at their homeland in the Atlantic Ocean and armies were sent to Europe and Asia to battle. After some difficulties that they had to face, they finally surrendered by stopping the invasion of their own country and gave freedom to Egypt. Shortly after that, earthquakes and floods attacked Atlantis until it disappeared beneath the sea. All the men were buried in one day and night. The Egyptians were very thankful to the Athenians. Solon believed that the island existed 9000 years ago but it was said that Solon could had misinterpreted the “100” for “1000”. If so, then this would mean that Atlantis had existed in the Middle Bronze Age. If it was 900 years ago then there is a geological evidence f a gigantic volcanic eruption that had sunken and island about 1500 BCE. The sunken lost city was said to be at the Bay of …show more content…
But, what if all these underwater discoveries are just natural formations? Plus, it is still not yet confirmed after how many years, that those underwater discoveries belongs to the lost city of Atlantis. Besides, even if it is from an ancient city, there is always the possibility that those discoveries belong to other cities that may also have sunk due to the rise of the sea level and volcanic eruption. Not only that, if the city of Atlantis were real, how come there is so many possible locations of Atlantis? Plus, how can the city, which is larger than Libya and Asia combined, vanished into the deep sea within a single night? Just think about

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