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The mistery of Atlantis Made by: Monica Ban Samanta Marić Ivana Smoljan Ivana Vorić 8th grade 2009 English language teacher Ana Radolović.

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2 The mistery of Atlantis Made by: Monica Ban Samanta Marić Ivana Smoljan Ivana Vorić 8th grade 2009 English language teacher Ana Radolović

3 Contents  About Atlantis  Myth about Atlantis  Other myths  Platon´s theory  Accommodation – 1.Mediterranean 2.Out of Mediterranean 2.Out of Mediterranean  Characteristics of Atlantis  Doom of Atlantis  Photos  Literature  The end

4 About Atlantis Atlantis in greek mythology is an island of ancient and legendary culture. Atlantis in greek mythology is an island of ancient and legendary culture. There is no hard proves about existing and location. There is no hard proves about existing and location. First time Atlantis is mentioned by old greek phylosofer Plato, who says that Atlantis is destroyed by disaster, most probably by earthquake or flood. First time Atlantis is mentioned by old greek phylosofer Plato, who says that Atlantis is destroyed by disaster, most probably by earthquake or flood. That was allegedly 9400 years before Plato. That was allegedly 9400 years before Plato.

5 Myth about Atlantis As a story in Plato´s dialogues, Atlantis is described as a myth which Plato created. As a story in Plato´s dialogues, Atlantis is described as a myth which Plato created. Many people wonder if Plato had inspiration according to real event. Many people wonder if Plato had inspiration according to real event. About possible existing of Atlantis people discuss from ancient times, but that story was rejected then. About possible existing of Atlantis people discuss from ancient times, but that story was rejected then.

6 Other myths The Second Theory of Atlantis The Second Theory of Atlantis The Poseidon Theory The Poseidon Theory Thera/Crete = Atlantis Thera/Crete = Atlantis

7 The Second Theory of Atlantis Altough there are some conflicting reports as to where Atlantis could be or has been, most researchers have concluded that Atlantis was located in the Atlantic Ocean. Altough there are some conflicting reports as to where Atlantis could be or has been, most researchers have concluded that Atlantis was located in the Atlantic Ocean. It was so huge, it streched from what is now the Gulf of Mexico trougt the Mediterranean. It was so huge, it streched from what is now the Gulf of Mexico trougt the Mediterranean. According to Edgar Cayce, who stated, ˝In area it can be compared with what is now Europe and Russia. According to Edgar Cayce, who stated, ˝In area it can be compared with what is now Europe and Russia. The north and south poles did not occupy their present positions, nor were the land surfaces now existent then above water. The north and south poles did not occupy their present positions, nor were the land surfaces now existent then above water.

8 The Poseidon Theory Over years ago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean there was an island inhabited by great and wealthy people. Over years ago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean there was an island inhabited by great and wealthy people. Then greed started to take over them and they were obsessed with money. Then greed started to take over them and they were obsessed with money. Poseidon, got mad at them for being obsessed with money. Poseidon, got mad at them for being obsessed with money. So he made the ocean cover the city of Atlantis and it was gone with the sea. So he made the ocean cover the city of Atlantis and it was gone with the sea.

9 Thera/Crete = Atlantis? FOR FOR Advanced civilization Advanced civilization Ring – shape of the caldera Ring – shape of the caldera Hot and cold running water Hot and cold running water Mountainous Mountainous Destroyed/drowned overnight Destroyed/drowned overnight Bull – fighting Bull – fighting Elephants Elephants AGAINST AGAINST Not in the Atlantic Not in the Atlantic Too close to Greece/Egypt? Too close to Greece/Egypt? Too small (not a continent) Too small (not a continent) Not very fertile? Not very fertile?

10 Platon´s theory Plato, Timaeus, Critias were written around 360 BC and those are first references about Atlantis. Plato, Timaeus, Critias were written around 360 BC and those are first references about Atlantis. According to Plato, Atlantis was a big island, size as Libia and Asia together. According to Plato, Atlantis was a big island, size as Libia and Asia together. It was in the opposite side of Straits of Heracles. It was in the opposite side of Straits of Heracles. It was a rich country which gave two harvests at year. It was a rich country which gave two harvests at year.

11 …. people engaged to agriculture and crafts. people engaged to agriculture and crafts. They digged and melted ore, and they had a lot of gold. They digged and melted ore, and they had a lot of gold. The ruler was Atlant. He ruled with help of ten emperors. The ruler was Atlant. He ruled with help of ten emperors. People were happy and rich until their emperors made war with the rest of the world. People were happy and rich until their emperors made war with the rest of the world. Greeks were in the enemy army. Greeks won in a horrible battle. Greeks were in the enemy army. Greeks won in a horrible battle.

12 Accommodation 1.MEDITERRANEAN- some of the locations are in Mediterranean Sea or near: Sardinia, Crete, Santorini, Cyprus, Malta... 1.MEDITERRANEAN- some of the locations are in Mediterranean Sea or near: Sardinia, Crete, Santorini, Cyprus, Malta...

13 Accomodation 2. OUT OF MEDITERRANEAN – Andalusia, Indonesia, the Bermuda triangle, Caribbean, the Balck Sea, Sweden, Irish, Malasia…….. 2. OUT OF MEDITERRANEAN – Andalusia, Indonesia, the Bermuda triangle, Caribbean, the Balck Sea, Sweden, Irish, Malasia……..

14 Characteristics of Atlantis Advanced culture Advanced culture Rich in metals Rich in metals Elephants Elephants Agriculturally rich:graves, fruits, chestnuts… Agriculturally rich:graves, fruits, chestnuts… Water: canals, hot and cold running water Water: canals, hot and cold running water Race horses Race horses Bull- fighting Bull- fighting Mountains – but also plains Mountains – but also plains A navy A navy

15 Doom of Atlantis We can only speculate about the circumstances under which Atlantis disappeared. We can only speculate about the circumstances under which Atlantis disappeared. Some theoris suggest that there was a huge asteroid, others assume that Atlantis was doomed to sink because of a catastrophic earthquake together with volcanic eruptions. Some theoris suggest that there was a huge asteroid, others assume that Atlantis was doomed to sink because of a catastrophic earthquake together with volcanic eruptions. Some people think that big flood flooded Atlantis. Some people think that big flood flooded Atlantis.

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