This is a fascinating article from Eternal Atlantis by Luciana Cavallero which is the next of a series of articles that discusses the mysteries of the lost civilization of Atlantis. The article below continues the discussion about the possible locations of Atlantis. The strongest theory to emerge was it was in the Atlantic Ocean based on the Piri Reis Map. Piri Reis was an Admiral with the Turkish Navy who collected maps of the day as well as much older charts.
In the previous post, The Elusive Location of Atlantis Part 1, I wrote about the possible locations of Atlantis, and the strongest theory to emerge was it was in the Atlantic Ocean. The Piri Reis Map of 1513 is perhaps where we should start. Piri Reis was an Admiral with the Turkish Navy and collected maps of the day as well as much older charts. His world map was a compilation based on one Columbus used for his journeys as well as “antique” versions he had in his collection. According to sources, his collections were those that survived the burning of the Great Library of Alexandria. It was alleged these maps were based on ancient charts and may have dated back to the time of Atlantis. The only portion that has survived is of North and South America, Greenland and Antarctica, which hadn’t been discovered by the then explorers…
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Great reblog choice, Linnea! I hope you are doing well.
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