Atlantis, or so it is said, was
a huge island lying beyond the Pillars of Hercules (now known as the Straits of
Gibraltar) and its culture had dominated the Mediterranean nine thousand years
before Solon, the lawmaker of
Athens. From its ideal condition as an advanced culture, it deteriorated into a
military aggressor, so the gods resolved to punish the civilisation. We have
this on authority of Plato in his Timaeus and Critias
(c. 350 BCE). He learned the story from his cousin, who got it from his
grandfather, who heard it from his father, who got it from Solon himself, who
heard it from the priests of Sais in Egypt in 590 BCE ...
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