Many are the historical and geographical inconsistencies in Plato’s dialogues with Timeaus and Critias about legendary Atlantis, for instance Plato used the same word nesos for the five stade (half nautical mile) diameter island city within the ringed navigation canals as he did for the “island” of greater Atlantis, the coastline ice age empire which he said stretched outside the Pillars of Hercules (Gibraltar) as well as within, all the way to the Tyrhennian Sea (Italy) and Libya, that “island” clearly the peninsula of Iberia (named after the biblical Eber), certainly not the same as the island city now submerged about thirty miles south of Cadiz.
Plato wrote that the nesos of Atlantis, not specific about whether the city or the peninsula, was consumed by the sea in a day and a night, Plato then having written that since that time the sunken nesos had supposedly blocked the shipping lane of the Strait of Gibraltar (Pillars of Hercules) connecting the Mediterranean with the Atlantic, certainly not the case at all, because the greeks and the phoenicians were settlling and trading extensively with Tartessos in Spain at Plato’s time, the tartessian king Arganthonios having been conquered by the carthaginian phoenicians two hundred years before Plato wrote that the shipping lane to the Atlantic had been blocked ever since the demise of Atlantis.
And what of the rich mining district in the mountains to the north of the 300 miles by 200 miles plain at the southern side of which was the city of Atlantis, the mountains to the north which protected coastal Atlantis from the north winds? Those were the Sierra Morena and Nevada mountains of south-central Spain, still today one of the richest mining districts in the world, the source of copper, tin, gold, and silver, for the atlantean empire, then after the ice age, that region which was known as Tartessos, surely even to Plato who had access to world travelers, including Timaeus with whom he dialogued, who was from Locri, Italy, just a stones throw from Carthage, the conquerors of ancient Tartessos, named after Tarshish, great grandson of Noah, the greek Deucalion.
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