Unearthing Atlantis (An Archaeological Odyssey To The Fabled Lost Civilization)

By: Charles R Pellegrino

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It is one of humankind's most enduring myths. And now it is a fantasy no longer...

In the year 347 B.C., Plato wrote of a miraculous island with hot and cold flowing waters, terraced multi-storied buildings, and "the fairest of all plains." For thousands, of years, the legend of the mysterious vanished "continent" of Atlantis has captivated writers, poets, artists, philosophers, and dreamers. But now Atlantis has been found -- and the truth about its vibrant life and horrific destruction is even more remarkable than the myth.

Based on artifacts and evidence uncovered in an ancient buried Minoan city, noted scientist and New York Times-bestselling author bestselling author Charles Pellegrino reanimates an astounding lost civilization and re-creates with explosive power the apocalyptic cataclysm that destroyed their remarkable island metropolis. A brilliant synthesis of historical, literary, archaeological, and geological detective work, here is both the story of the astounding discovery that transformed tale into fact -- and a breathtakinq vision of Atlantis reborn.

Title: Unearthing Atlantis (An Archaeological Odyssey To The Fabled Lost Civilization)

Author Name: Charles R Pellegrino

Categories: History,

Publisher: Avon: 1991

ISBN Number: 0380810441

ISBN Number 13: 9780380810444

Binding: MassMarket Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 0089298