Sets Twin Sons Mneseus King Menes Egypt Atlas Canaanite Sidon Poseidon Atlantis Plato Egyptian Priests Nile River Delta Sais Iron Bronze Ice Age Civilizations Legends Old Kingdom Timeline Date King Menes Menas Uniter Upper Lower Egypt Dynasties

One of the ten sons of Posidon listed by Plato in his story of Atlantis was Mneseus, who could well have been king Menes, the uniter of upper and lower Egypt in old kingdom times, because the egyptian priests at Sais on the coast, having initially told the story to the greek visitor Solon a couple of generations before Plato, said that Atlantis extended inside the Pillars of Hercules (Strait of Gibraltar) all the way east to Libya, just west of the Nile Delta, and since a submerged city on the channel of the now extinct canopic branch of the Nile, four miles offshore from from where later would be built Alexander’s great city Alexandria, was named Menouthis, possibly from Menes/Mneseus, the canaanite Mneseus, son of Sidon, could well have controlled that critical maritime zone at the mouth of the Nile during the ice age.  Read more

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