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Atlantis - The Lost Continent

5 Jul 2012, 07:05 UTC
Atlantis  - The Lost Continent
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Today on Discovery Enterprise we present a fascinating
documentary which presents a historical overview of the Western
World’s enduring love affair with the legend of Atlantis.

Why has the
legend of a city under the sea so captivated the imaginations of the
generations of people who have searched for Atlantis? Did Atlantis really exist
and if so where?

The City of Atlantis as described by Plato

Atlantis has
been linked to Bimini the Canary Islands Santorini and Troy among other places. What kind of people
were the Atlantians? According to Atlantis scholars the Atlantians developed a
technologically advanced civilization which has yet to be surpassed.

Jules Verne's Atlantis

Many people
claim to have found the location of the city which is said to have sunk to the
bottom of the ocean in a day and a night. Perhaps it is currently under
excavation.

Atlantis - The Lost Continent

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