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Book: Atlantis, Solon and Plato for Frost by Daniel Peter Buckley

Book: "Atlantis," Solon and Plato for Frost by Daniel Peter Buckley

categories: Book, Lost World, Mystery, Plato, Minoan World, Solon, Sargon the Great, Cyprus, Hurrians, Mesopotamia, Levant, Atlas, Ancient History

Daniel Peter Buckley

Author Daniel Peter Buckleyabout this book: My visits to Santorini, Crete and Sicily have allowed me the chance to research ancient history but also to experience it by visiting many of the sites discussed in the book.

Atlantis invites readers to explore the ancient world and look again at the legendary perfect state that inspired both Solon and Plato.

Atlantis combines mystery and history attracting the interest of a wider audience than most epic tales.

Many have questioned Plato's version and vision of Atlantis yet his attention to detail and the references he uses-confirms his tale was grounded in reality drawing on the world he knew and wished for with a past world lost in time.

By examining the accounts of those who transmitted the legend of Atlantis we are rewarded by revealing glimpses of a past world.

Land bridges once connected Sicily with Malta and created a unique landscape and world that was devastated by climate changes that delivered rising water levels around the ancient world.

K T Frost associated Atlantis with the Minoan world adding to the legendary mystique of Atlantis and the Minoan world in his articles.

Writing the book involved drawing on the writing and accounts of past writers and ancient sources.

With the account penned by K T Frost and published in the London times in 1909 A crucial source and reference point for the book.

Atlantis continues to inspire readers around the world with new sites and discoveries in Archaeology adding to the complexity of the ancient world that the perfect city-state Atlantis once ruled and controlled.

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