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Okay, for a moment let us assume that a mistake in the timeline of 9000 vs. 5000 years is possible, and set that argument aside. Plato describes many other features of Atlantis that are rarely discussed adequately. As a way to test your hypothesis, I have included a brief checklist below:

1) The country of Atlantis was a continent sized landmass (Libya and Asia Minor combined) and its capital was located on an island that subsequently was swallowed by the sea within a day;
2) It was located “beyond the pillars of Herakles,” – not necessarily just past these pillars;
3) It had a tropical climate, complete with monsoonal rains;
4) Elephants and horses;
5) Tropical fruits - coconuts, pineapples, and bananas;
6) Agrarian society that grew “2 crops per year,” including summer and winter crops, and practiced terraced mountain cultivation;
7) An extensive network of canals used for both irrigation and navigation;
8) Locally produced spices, perfumes and incenses that they traded;
9) An abundance of metals, with large copper deposits to produce the alloy “orichalcum,” that they used extensively in their constructions;
10) Megalithic constructions that were destroyed by the ocean;
11) The destruction of the City rendered the seas in the area “unnavigable” for many years afterwards because of the “floating” debris – suggesting floating pumice from a major volcanic eruption;
12) An enormous population for the ancient world, with a million-man army (even if he exaggerated, it puts a conservative estimation of the population at – at least 5 to 10 million people.)

Since I am unfamiliar with the history and archeological findings of Romania, can you educate me on how many of these features match those of the region you have in mind?




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5508 BC- the year when Atlantis was flooded! Plato was correct! 2412 Absinthujone 26-Aug-08 22:04
30-33/1000 not 3033/1000 417 Absinthujone 26-Aug-08 22:18
Re: 5508 BC- the year when Atlantis was flooded! Plato was correct! 510 Frank D 26-Aug-08 23:58
Re: 5508 BC- the year when Atlantis was flooded! Plato was correct! 397 Lee McGiffen 27-Aug-08 02:13
Re: 5508 BC- the year when Atlantis was flooded! Plato was correct! 437 Frank D 27-Aug-08 09:59
Re: 5508 BC- the year when Atlantis was flooded! Plato was correct! 464 Deep1 27-Aug-08 00:24
5 and 9, 5000 and 9000...epsilon and theta...wich, is wich? 458 Absinthujone 27-Aug-08 01:58
Re: 5508 BC- the year when Atlantis was flooded! Plato was correct! 413 debraregypt 27-Aug-08 02:57
Atlantis Checklist 413 Deep1 28-Aug-08 17:42
Re: Atlantis Checklist 1574 legionromanes 28-Aug-08 18:09
? 446 MALaclypse 28-Aug-08 18:27
from critias 527 legionromanes 28-Aug-08 19:12
Re: Atlantis Checklist 509 Deep1 28-Aug-08 18:28
Re: Atlantis Checklist 469 legionromanes 28-Aug-08 19:11
Re: Atlantis Checklist 505 Deep1 28-Aug-08 20:04
Re: Atlantis Checklist 573 legionromanes 28-Aug-08 20:07
Re: Atlantis Checklist 495 Deep1 29-Aug-08 00:58
Atlantis Texts 554 David L 28-Aug-08 19:54
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 574 Absinthujone 28-Aug-08 21:35
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 454 MichaelHP 28-Aug-08 21:58
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 446 Absinthujone 28-Aug-08 22:10
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 456 Deep1 28-Aug-08 22:30
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 561 Frank D 28-Aug-08 22:44
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 408 MichaelHP 28-Aug-08 22:50
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 441 Frank D 28-Aug-08 23:07
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 442 MichaelHP 28-Aug-08 23:34
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 411 Frank D 29-Aug-08 10:11
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 430 MichaelHP 29-Aug-08 13:00
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 379 Frank D 29-Aug-08 13:24
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 409 Frank D 29-Aug-08 10:25
A last addition 441 Frank D 29-Aug-08 11:20
Re: A last addition 463 MichaelHP 29-Aug-08 13:03
Re: A last addition 417 Frank D 29-Aug-08 13:23
Re: Atlantis Checklist-1-continent/country 459 Absinthujone 28-Aug-08 22:56
Re: Atlantis Checklist-2-"vulcanic" olives and figs 516 Absinthujone 29-Aug-08 03:16
Re: Atlantis Checklist-3- copper of Atlantis=Baia de Arama 536 Absinthujone 29-Aug-08 04:59
Re: 5508 BC- the year when Atlantis was flooded! Plato was correct! 396 The Kwuda 31-Aug-08 06:00

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