The SCIFI Channel has become well known and respected for their in depth and educational 'Declassified' specials. In these specials, they examine some of the most controversially topics of our time in an effort to separate science fact from science fiction.This Friday night starting at 9PM EST, in partnership with NBC news and hosted by NBC's Natalie Morales, the SCIFI 'Declassified' special, 'Quest for Atlantis: Startling New Secrets' will join myth and legend with the findings of respected archaeologists and explorers in effort to find the truth behind the mysteries and myths of the lost city of Atlantis.From the writings of the philosopher Plato in 350 BC to modern day researchers, the mystery, thelegends and the myths of the lost city of Atlantis has intrigued archaeologist, scientist and historians for centuries.
Books, movies and television shows, including The SCIFI Channel's highly successful original series, 'Stargate: Atlantis, have been written and created around this most celebrated of lost civilizations and it's disappearance.
island empire of Atlantis was purportedly the most vibrant and advanced
culture of people on earth, until it disappeared beneath the ocean
waves nearly 12,000 years ago.
Although gone for some many
thousands of years, the mythical city of Atlantis and what the
historical significance of its possible existence might mean to mankind
is not forgotten. Finding proof of its existence has long been
considered to be the 'holy grail' of archaeologist. In 'Quest for
Atlantis: Startling Secrets', Morales andSCIFI will take a look at
three different expeditions in three different locations associated
with the legends and stories of the lost city of Atlantis. Each
location holds fascinating and amazing artifacts and seeming geological
evidence that it may just be the final resting place of the lost city
Dr. Greg Little leads the
team of researchers on a dive to recover what he believes are
Atlantean-era objects at the famed 'Bimini Road' off the coast of
Bimini Island. American explorer Robert Sarmast, who in 2002 discovered
an underwater formation fifty miles off the coast of Cyprus while using
side scan sonar, continues his search for Atlantis near the Straits of
Gibraltar. Finally in Antarctica, Argentine explorer Alex Chionetti
sets forth and follows through on his theories that Antarctica was once
located closer to the equator.
Rome, October 13 - Top scholars have gathered in Rome this week to discuss the exciting and controversial idea that Sardinia is the lost island of Atlantis . The theory, developed in a book by the Italian journalist Sergio Frau, has drawn international acclaim but also fuelled heated criticism .Despite selling 30,000 copies in Italy, a detailed 20-point appeal by 250 academics has dismissed the book, claiming it sensationalizes Sardinian history .But the theory received a major boost last year, ...Group release images of "Atlantis" ruins
An unidentified group have released a series of grainy photographs showing undersea ruins of an ancient city that is being claimed to be the fabled Atlantis. They are however keeping the location of the find a secret.
"A groupof'undersea archaeologists' have become the latest to claim they have uncovered the lost city of Atlantis. . The scientists - who have refused to identify themselves - have released a series of im...Japan researcher says has found an Asian Atlantis
Archaeologists are searching for an ancient civilization in Spain that could help pinpoint the lost city of Atlantis.The Tartessian civilization developed in Southern Spain between the 11th and 7th centuries BC and has long been linked to the fabled Atlantis.
A team of researchersfrom Spain"s Higher Council for Scientific Study (CSIC) are examining a marshy area ofAndalusian parkland to find evidence of a 3,000-year-old settlement.
View: Full article | Source: Telegraph....Lost Greek city may have inspired Atlantis
The remains of an ancient Greek city submerged beneath the waves and dating back over 5000 years may have been the basis for Atlantis and is proving to be one of the mostimportant finds of its kind anywhere in the world."The secrets of alost city that may have inspired one of the world"s most enduring myths – the fable of Atlantis – have been brought to light from beneath the waters off southernGreece." View: Full Article | So...Atlantis: the continent that Solon sank
Doug Fisher continues his research in to Atlantis with his discoveries indicating that according to Plato the continent of Atlantis was larger than Asia and Libya combined before it sank beneath the ocean within justone day."Doug Fisher: Plato"s dialogues inform us that Atlantis was an island continent greaterin size than Asia and Libya combined which sank beneath the sea in the span of a day, but a key discovery exposes the ci...Atlantis - theory and fantasy
Anthony North: Did Atlantis exist, or was it merely a fantasy conjured up by Plato, and kept alive through wishful thinking over the centuries? If it did exist, where can we find it"s remains? We can ask other questions. For instance, just what WAS Atlantis? How did it disappear? In this essay I will be examining just a few such theories, and seeing where realistic ideas end and fantasy begins. Pillars of hercules: One popular assertion from Plato is that Atlantis was ‘beyond the Pillars of Herc...Has Atlantis been found on Google Ocean ?
A rectangular shaped feature that looks like a street grid in the middle of the sea has been spotted on Google Ocean.It was spotted by an aeronautical engineer who said that it resembled an aerial map of a city, given its location some believe that the feature represents the resting place of the fabled Atlantis.
The network of criss-cross linesis 620 miles off the coast of north west Africa near the Canary Islands on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean.The perfect rectangle – which is arou...The wave that destroyed Atlantis
Submitted by Waspie Dwarf: The legend of Atlantis, the country that disappeared under the sea, may be more than just a myth. Research on the Greek island of Crete suggests Europe's earliest civilisation was destroyed by a giant tsunami. Until about 3,500 years ago, a spectacular ancient civilisation was flourishing in the Eastern Mediterranean. The ancient Minoans were building palaces, paved streets and sewers, while most Europeans were still living in primitive huts. But around 1500BC the ...Could Sardinia be Atlantis ?
A new theory developed in a book by Italian journalist Sergio Frau has suggested that Sardinia is the fabled lost island of Atlantis. The theory has received a lot of criticism but a UNESCO symposium has suggested the idea is worth serious consideration."Top scholars have gathered in Rome recently to discussthe exciting and controversial idea that Sardinia is the lost island of Atlantis. . The theory, developed in a book b...