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In Our World. Legends of Atlantis resonate All Over. Our World. Legends so Tell of Tragic Times, Places… and that afore. That. Therein. Surfacing in a Seek and Search by i, Shiro. Is this. Herein. Plato’s Prose well as. Eternal Themes as well. Civilisations… Fall. Though… this One sank. Aways.

 

A Name that murkily provokes. Passionate discussion.

Atlantis.

 

In Our World. Legends so enduring, many

many Words. So writ. About That. Times, Places.

 

Atlantis.

 

An Archetype per se. Of those Lost Civilisations.

Our Begins. Which Ended.

A Nightmare of an Event. To Live…

and Die. Thru’.

 

Dusty Dreams. Washed Aways.

 

 

Atlantis.

A mysterious feeling of familiarity,

yet and so. With Memories lost.

 

Seeking and Searching for

What’s

That Name.?.

Atlantis

and the Lands. Thereof. Therein

Our World. Legends so tell. Of Yore. Your

 

 

 

Ancient Ancestors, Scribes, Authors penned

much. Herein Atlantis. Hundreds of Books et al.

Such numbers of discourse self-renew. Anew

the Mystery. Of such a Place. Time and Timings

 

seems to be. The main… Disagree. Agreeance

 

of much else as well. Well as such

a lively Land of plenty in Our World. Legends

with Lives, so and made fair.

 

Misty Oceans so and

surround, a vibrant Ancient Culture. Was there.

 

 

A First Civilisation. Of Hope

scenario tis seems. Seemingly

akin in Lore to The Phoenix. An…

 

Eternal Theme. Themes

 

 

that Ancient Greeks. Knew Well. Well as

The Classic accounts of Plato, Critias 1+2,

Hermocrates, Dropides, Socrates.

The Timaeus and Critias Dialogues. Therein

 

Atlantis.

Retelling themselves those immortal Words

of One. Of the Seven Sages. Solon

of Athens.

 

Who Himself was repeating. More Words. So on.

Of the Priests of Saïs, Egypt. Of Yore in Deed.

Indeed, herein critically, such surfaces also;..

 

such of Critias. 2. Too and then. So

 

 

“…

Then listen, Socrates,

to a Tale which, though strange,

is certainly true, having been attested by Solon,

who was the wisest of the Seven Sages.

 

He was a relative and a dear Friend

of my Great-grandfather Dropides

as he himself says in many passages of his Poems;

and he told the story to Critias, my Grandfather,

who remembered and repeated it to Us.

 

There were of Old, He said,

great and marvellous actions of the Athenian city,

which have passed into oblivion

through lapse of time and the destruction of Mankind,

and One in particular, Greater than all the rest

 

 

Socrates: Very good.

And what is this Ancient famous action

of the Athenians, which Critias declared,

on the Authority of Solon, to be not a mere Legend,

 

but an actual Fact?

 

 

Critias 2: There have been, and will be again,

many destructions of Mankind

arising out of many causes; the greatest

have been brought about

by the agencies of Fire and Water,

and other lesser ones by innumerable other causes.

 

The fact is, that wherever the extremity of Winter frost

or of Summer does not prevent,

Mankind exist,

 

sometimes in greater, sometimes in lesser numbers. And

whatever happened either in your Country or in ours,..

…remember a single Deluge only,

 

but there were many previous ones;

 

 

in the next place,.. there formerly dwelt

in your land the fairest and noblest Race of Men

which ever Lived,..

 

first in War and in every way the best Governed

of all Cities,

is said to have performed the noblest Deeds

and to have had the fairest Constitution of any

of which Tradition tells, under the face of Heaven…

 

Many great and wonderful deeds

are recorded of your State in Our Histories.

But One of them exceeds All

the rest in greatness and valour.

 

 

For these histories tell of a mighty Power

which unprovoked made an Expedition

 

against the whole of Europe and Asia,..

This Power came forth out of the Atlantic Ocean,

for in those Days the Atlantic was navigable;

 

and there was an Island

situated in front of the Straits

which are by You called the Pillars of Heracles;

 

the Island was larger than Libya and Asia

put together,

 

 

and was the Way to other Islands, and from these

you might pass to the whole of the opposite Continent

which surrounded the true Ocean;

for this Sea which is within the Straits of Heracles

is only a Harbour, having a narrow entrance,

 

but that other is the real Sea,

and the surrounding Land

 

may be most truly called a boundless Continent.

 

 

Now in this island of Atlantis

there was a great and wonderful Empire

which had Rule over the whole Island

and several others, and over parts of the Continent,

 

and,

furthermore, the Men of Atlantis

had subjected the parts of Libya

within the columns of Heracles as far as Egypt,

and of Europe as far as Tyrrhenia.

 

This vast Power, gathered into One,

 

 

was pre-eminent in courage

and military skill, and was the Leader of the Hellenes.

 

And when the rest fell off from Her,

being compelled to stand alone,

after having undergone the very extremity of danger,

 

She defeated and triumphed over the invaders,

and preserved from Slavery

those who were not yet subjugated,

 

and generously liberated all the rest of Us

who dwell within the Pillars.

 

 

But afterwards…

there occurred violent Earthquakes and Floods;

and in a single Day and Night

 

of misfortune all your warlike Men

in a body sank into the Earth,

 

and the Island of Atlantis in like manner

disappeared in the depths of the Sea

 

 

I have told you briefly, Socrates, what the aged Critias

heard from Solon and related to Us…”. In Deed. Indeed

 

 

The Ancient Greek Scribe and Thinker, Plato + Co.

Provides a masterful summary of the essentials

in Our World. Legends so retold. Of Yore.

 

Of Atlantis. A rising Culture, Tradition

amassing Knowledge, Powers, Truths.

Lives, Dreams. Mores. Treasures too. To

and so saved. For another. Soon… ish. Post

herein. Thereof

Atlantis:

 

A Civilisation. Fallen

Swept over and aways. By Nature. Cycles.

Eternal Themes that repeat

 

in Our World. Legends of Yore. Our

Past, Present…

 

and Future. Cycles On.

 

 

 

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Of Mystery.

 

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Of Ancient Ancestors.

 

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