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Atlantis An island paradise whose lush valleys and natural resources made it a perfect place for nourishing an advanced civilization who thrived while the rest of the world was still trying to bring themselves out of the Bronze age The island housed many natural resources and many animals while the ocean provided fish and naval trading with the neighboring civilizations The islands vastness led to many tales and stories which leads to one in particular Plato was a scholar who after the death of his teacher Socrates traveled the world talking to the philosophers and statesmen of the different civilizations of the time After hearing the story of the great lost continent Plato wrote of his talks in Timaeus and Critias named for the men who passed the knowledge of the island paradise on to him Plato named the island Atlantis The tale of Atlantis is based on the stories passed down from an Athenian traveler poet and lawgiver Solon Solon lived almost two hundred years before Plato He passed this lore on to his friend Dropides who in part told it to his great grandson Critias Though there is no historical record of Timaeus it is said that Timaeus and Critias told the story to Plato during their dialogue The story states that in twenty-eight thousand BC there existed an island nation located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean populated by a noble and powerful race Trade was one of the major focuses of the inhabitants because the vast amounts of natural resources of the island were scarce in the rest of the world This made the people of Atlantis wealthy and gave the opportunity for their race to flourish Atlantis was the kingdom of Poseidon the god of the ocean Poseidon fell in love with a human woman named Cleito and created an island to protect her and surrounded it with rings of land and water This became the
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