Название: Imagining Atlantis
Автор : Richard Ellis
Издатель : Vintage
Год : 1998
Размер : 8,77 mb
Для сайта: eKnigi.org
Атлантида никогда не существовала ?
Ever since Plato created the legend of the lost island of Atlantis, it has maintained a uniquely strong grip on the human imagination.
For two and a half millennia, the story of the city and its catastrophic downfall has inspired people--from
Francis Bacon to Jules Verne to Jacques Cousteau--to speculate on the island's origins, nature, and location, and sometimes even to search for its physical remains.
It has endured as a part of the mythology of many different cultures, yet there is no indisputable evidence,
let alone proof, that Atlantis ever existed. What, then, accounts for its seemingly inexhaustible appeal?