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Was the account of Plato not received from alternative origins than Greek culture? If so, then Plato's world view would not necessarily be applicable to the story of Atlantis which he is retelling.




It's premise is fictional dialogue to elaborate upon philosophical and scientific understasndings, including cyclic cataclysm. Critias narrates the Atlantis story given by Solon, priest of Sais Egypt.


The narrative does indicate the Greeks of Plato's time held the Egyptians to have a longer unbroken tradition than themselves when it came to recording history, understandably so, but the problem with there having been an actual Egyptian origin for the tale is the lack of cataclysm literature in Egyptian literature itself.


The scientific and sociological discourses are entirely referanced in Greek thought, with the desire to frame mythological considerations into a more scientific framework, which included the Greek deluge mythos, this being put into the greater context of any number and nature of natural occurances, Egyptian cultural longevity provided the basis for this radical overview.



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dimensions of atlantis ? 280 michael seabrook 02-May-10 09:40
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 175 Harry Sivertsen 03-May-10 07:20
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 177 michael seabrook 03-May-10 09:25
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 184 Harry Sivertsen 03-May-10 10:16
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 354 Morph 03-May-10 13:15
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 165 Harry Sivertsen 03-May-10 14:05
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 308 Morph 03-May-10 15:19
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 192 Harry Sivertsen 03-May-10 15:35
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 295 Morph 03-May-10 16:43
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 149 Harry Sivertsen 03-May-10 16:48
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 295 Morph 03-May-10 17:19
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 178 Starchaser 03-May-10 17:25
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 156 Harry Sivertsen 03-May-10 17:41
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 179 Starchaser 03-May-10 17:58
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 147 Harry Sivertsen 03-May-10 18:43
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 293 Morph 03-May-10 17:50
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 137 Starchaser 03-May-10 18:13
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 151 Joe Atlantis 04-May-10 20:45
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 159 Harry Sivertsen 05-May-10 09:17
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 191 Joe Atlantis 05-May-10 18:46
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 181 Harry Sivertsen 06-May-10 10:44
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 151 Warwick 06-May-10 18:13
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 213 Harry Sivertsen 06-May-10 21:07
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 168 Warwick 07-May-10 00:47
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 166 Harry Sivertsen 07-May-10 09:46
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 157 Warwick 07-May-10 16:21
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 163 Harry Sivertsen 07-May-10 16:46
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 153 Warwick 07-May-10 17:30
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 175 Harry Sivertsen 07-May-10 18:21
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 163 Warwick 07-May-10 18:56
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 155 Harry Sivertsen 07-May-10 22:53
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 163 Warwick 07-May-10 23:29
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 165 Dr. Troglodyte 07-May-10 21:33
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 164 Warwick 07-May-10 21:59
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 160 Harry Sivertsen 07-May-10 23:57
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 178 Warwick 08-May-10 00:42
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 175 Harry Sivertsen 08-May-10 01:09
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 176 Warwick 08-May-10 02:01
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 158 Harry Sivertsen 08-May-10 12:59
as you insist 174 Warwick 08-May-10 17:26
Re: as you insist 178 Harry Sivertsen 09-May-10 08:28
Re: as you insist 112 Warwick 13-May-10 17:24
Re: as you insist 157 Harry Sivertsen 13-May-10 17:32
Re: as you insist 174 Warwick 13-May-10 17:46
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 156 JonnyMcA 08-May-10 21:38
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 143 Harry Sivertsen 09-May-10 10:05
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 129 JonnyMcA 09-May-10 10:26
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 157 Harry Sivertsen 09-May-10 13:18
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 128 Warwick 13-May-10 17:58
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 159 Glanymor1948 09-May-10 17:18
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 163 Harry Sivertsen 09-May-10 18:31
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 156 Harry Sivertsen 09-May-10 18:45
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 138 Glanymor1948 10-May-10 12:01
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 167 Harry Sivertsen 13-May-10 09:54
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 179 Harry Sivertsen 11-May-10 09:58
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 161 michael seabrook 11-May-10 10:15
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 157 Harry Sivertsen 11-May-10 12:41
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 114 michael seabrook 11-May-10 22:41
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 153 Harry Sivertsen 07-May-10 23:20
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 164 Joe Atlantis 07-May-10 20:34
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 166 Starchaser 06-May-10 19:40
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 168 Joe Atlantis 07-May-10 22:56
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 147 Harry Sivertsen 03-May-10 17:30
Engonasin 284 Morph 03-May-10 18:52
For what it's worth... 329 Morph 03-May-10 19:05
Re: For what it's worth... 149 Harry Sivertsen 03-May-10 19:18
Re: For what it's worth... 273 Morph 03-May-10 19:26
Re: For what it's worth... 155 Warwick 04-May-10 21:22
Re: For what it's worth... 275 Morph 05-May-10 12:13
Re: For what it's worth... 152 Warwick 05-May-10 15:51
Re: For what it's worth... 286 Morph 05-May-10 16:19
Re: For what it's worth... 182 Warwick 05-May-10 16:37
Re: Engonasin 189 Harry Sivertsen 03-May-10 22:35
Re: Engonasin 284 Morph 04-May-10 16:11
Re: Engonasin 188 Harry Sivertsen 04-May-10 17:50
Re: Engonasin 166 Warwick 04-May-10 21:18
Re: Engonasin 299 Morph 05-May-10 12:09
Re: Engonasin 166 Harry Sivertsen 05-May-10 13:30
Re: Engonasin 283 Morph 05-May-10 15:24
Re: Engonasin 168 Harry Sivertsen 05-May-10 15:50
Re: dimensions of at lantis ? 143 Lee Burton 03-May-10 16:43
Re: dimensions of at lantis ? 159 Harry Sivertsen 03-May-10 17:01
Mod Note 169 JonnyMcA 03-May-10 18:17
Re: Mod Note 148 Harry Sivertsen 03-May-10 19:16
Re: Mod Note 173 JonnyMcA 03-May-10 19:33
Re: Mod Note 126 Harry Sivertsen 03-May-10 21:01
Re: Mod Note 150 JonnyMcA 03-May-10 21:20
Re: Mod Note 157 Starchaser 03-May-10 21:40
Re: Mod Note 149 Harry Sivertsen 03-May-10 22:02
Re: Mod Note 163 JonnyMcA 03-May-10 22:05
Re: Mod Note 152 Harry Sivertsen 03-May-10 21:49
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 150 Harry Sivertsen 03-May-10 14:37
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 190 Absinthujone 03-May-10 18:03
Re: dimensions of atlantis ? 282 Morph 03-May-10 21:50


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