Never mind Waldo or Bernie. Where is Atlantis? The “lost civilization” site has probably had more trees cut down in the service of books and magazines claiming to know the answer than any other pseudo-scientific boondoggle. As I wrote some time ago (“Atlantis: The Lost Land”, September 10, 2015), theRead More →

The mythical island, said to be a mighty naval power besieging ancient Athens, was first described by the Greek writer Plato in his texts “Timaeus” and “Critias”. In history, Athens repelled the Atlantean attack unlike any other nation in the known world, supposedly testifying to the superiority of ancient Greece.Read More →

The Bahamas’ mega-resort, Atlantis Paradise Island, reopened on Thursday with newly renovated rooms in the Royal East Tower and Harborside Resort villas, company officials said. The property will also launch The Reef, a resort section featuring residential-style studios and suites, on December 17. The reopened property is offering guests vacationRead More →

The famous resort Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas has announced its long-awaited reopening, the Caribbean Journal has learned. The sprawling Paradise Island resort plans to resume operations on December 10, the property has confirmed. The first phase of the property’s reopening will include Atlantis’ refurbished Royal East Tower, HarborsideRead More →

Atlantis: expert reveals ‘evidence’ of Plato’s lost city The mythical island was first described by the Greek writer in his texts “Timaeus” and “Critias”, considered as an antagonistic naval power that besieged “ancient Athens”. In the story, Athens fends off the Atlantean attack unlike any other nation in the knownRead More →

Megaresort appeals to Cleveland Clinic to promise a ‘clean and safe’ environment for visitors during phased reopening A hammerhead shark patrols the waters of Predator Lagoon, which is home to sharks, rays, barracuda, sawfish and … [+] giant grouper. Getty If you haven’t finalized your summer vacation plans, the Nassau-basedRead More →

Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas has temporarily closed. The resort has announced temporary closure due to COVID-19 and measures have been taken to protect the health, safety and well-being of Atlantis team members, guests and the local community. THE ADVERTISEMENT “We have navigated the current situation minute by minute, day byRead More →

Atlantis: expert reveals ‘evidence’ of Plato’s lost city Atlantis is the fictional island first described by Greek writer Plato in his texts Timaeus and Critias, seen as an antagonistic naval power that besieged “ancient Athens”. In the story, Athens fends off the Atlantean attack unlike any other nation in theRead More →

1. Atlantis was a mid-Atlantic continent that suddenly sank into the ocean. Engraving of Atlantis, as first described by Plato, just beyond the Pillars of Hercules (Gibraltar and Mount Hacho). (Credit: Ann Ronan Pictures/Getty Images) The idea that Atlantis was a real historical place, and not just a legend inventedRead More →

Regardless of whether it’s entirely mythical or simply missing, the “lost” island of Atlantis is one of the most sought after real estate in history. The oldest source of stories of a once mighty land now gone beneath the waves is that of Plato Dialogs (4th century BC). But atRead More →

Atlantis illustration (Fox Photos/Getty Images)/(Fox Photos/Getty Images) hide caption toggle caption (Fox Photos/Getty Images)/(Fox Photos/Getty Images) Atlantis illustration (Fox Photos/Getty Images)/(Fox Photos/Getty Images) We have the great Greek philosopher Plato to thank for his lifelong obsession with the lost city of Atlantis. Around 360 BC, Plato wrote that Atlantis wasRead More →