The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Humans Are Free
Every time we think about Atlantis—the fabled lost city/continent—we think about Plato, the man who described its existence in his work Critias and Timaeus.
But have we ever asked ourselves where does the original story from Atlantis come from?
To understand more about Atlantis, we must venture out and learn more about Solon, a highly-respected and well known Greek Statement who lived between 638 BC – 558 BC.
As explained by Plato, Solon travels to ancient Egypt to learn more about the history of its country, and look for potential trading outposts between Greece and Egypt.
It is believed that in an ancient tale, Solon wrote about the mythical city-continent of Atlantis—an elusive empirepost was originally published on this site