While the imposition of the Christian faith and its Jewish past founded on biblical myths of the Old Testament shaped the Western mind, the event of the Flood described in the Book of Genesis, is not unique to this culture but, on the contrary, by the Aboriginal similar reason counted.
Using these common histories, the author traces a story of epic tone where literature comes in support of a scientific hypothesis discussed increasingly less virulent because, to quote Will Durant referring to Atlantis “Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without warning.”
Then, in the story Plato himself reports the discussion on the fate of this city based on scientific research that provide insight into details of that mythical city that have been placed on a big Island “beyond the Pillars of Hercules” -Estrecho of Gilbraltar-, which as a result of seismic upheavals sank ” in just one day and one night.”
- Title: “The Destruction of Atlantis: Compelling evidence of the sudden fall of the legendary civilization”
- Author: Frank Joseph
- Editorial: Inner Traditions
- Pages: 391