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The Plain of Atlantis: Identified

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Plato described  the Florida Plain as the plain of Atlantis. Here is his quote:

“Looking towards the sea, but in the centre of the whole island, there was a plain which is said to have been the fairest of all plains and very fertile.”

While looking across from the center of the boundless continent, you can see the Atlantis Plain which, was Florida, which is very fertile. 

Click to see  the Atlantis plain: https://goo.gl/maps/MgRD9RoEaWG2

The Americas: Plato’s Boundless Continent

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Plato described the Americas as a boundless continent. Here is his quote: 

“for this sea which is within the Straits of Heracles is only a harbour, having a narrow entrance, but that other is a real sea, and the surrounding land may be most truly called a boundless continent.” 

The boundless continent: https://goo.gl/maps/ZH9haDR2JST2

 

South America is Opposite to Atlantis (North America)

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Plato indirectly described South America as the continent opposite to the continent of Atlantis. Here is his quote: 

“and from these you might pass to the whole of the opposite continent which surrounded the true ocean”; This made up a boundless continent.

The opposite continent: https://goo.gl/maps/vzSm6jDpL6n

Atlantis Found! Matched to Plato's Description!

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Plato made the mistake of calling the continent of Atlantis an island or this was a mistake in translation. North America really was the Continent of Atlantis. Here is his quote:

“and there was an island situated in front of the straits which are by you called the Pillars of Heracles; the island was larger than Libya and Asia put together, and was the way to other islands,”

See  the continent on the map. https://goo.gl/maps/JyjYjaygJYK2

The island of Atlantis was much smaller.

Researcher to explore origin of Rama Setu

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Hindu tradition has long held the belief that this strip of land was a bridge built by their beloved deity Rama as described in the Hindu epic the Ramayana.  It has been referred to since antiquity as "Rama's Bridge" or Rama Setu. 

http://www.ancient-origins.net/human-origins-opinion-guest-authors/ramas-bridge-where-modern-science-and-ancient-myths-collide

ISIS Bulldozes Ancient Site

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The Islamic State militant group has bulldozed the ancient archeological site of Nimrud in Iraq near Mosul according to media reports.  Reportedly heavy military vehicles were used to accomplish the feat.  The Nimrud site was considered one of the most important archaeological sites in the world and has been compared to King Tut’s tomb in terms of artifacts and the wealth of information derived from the stie.  The ancient city was the second capital of the Assyrians.  However, this is not the only site ISIS has destoyed.

Richard III DNA shows British Royal family may not have royal bloodline

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I found another interseting bit of news today! This one about the Royal family!! I'm not very familiar with all of the family members listed in the article, but it is pretty interesting. 

 

 

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/theroyalfamily/11268218/Richard-I...

New Megalithic Site Could Steal Title for Oldest Stone Monument

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new megalithic site has been found in the near east and it seems to predate the pyramids of Egypt, and even Stonehenge.

A pretty exciting statement in any sense, but let’s not get ahead of things.

http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2014/09/new-megalithic-site-could-steal-ti...

Lost History of Womankind

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A great new book by Robert Morning Sky has been published describing the ancient and lost history of women. In this first volume a description of the creation of the male based religions that we know today is revealed. The book includes archeological discoveries, historical references and scientific and linguistic studies. Indigenous people are aware of this history which has led to genocide of this group of people.

www.robertmorningsky.com/lhbook.html#top

Evidence of genocide of indigenous children in Canada:

Human Origins

Map of sites and postulated migratory pathways associated with modern humans dispersing across Asia during the Late Pleistocene.
Most people are now familiar with the traditional "Out of Africa" model: modern humans evolved in Africa and then dispersed across Asia and reached Australia in a single wave about 60,000 years ago. However, technological advances in DNA analysis and other fossil identification techniques, as well as an emphasis on multidisciplinary research

Ancient Technology

Detail of a star chart dating to the Middle Kingdom.
The calendar is one of mankind’s most important inventions. Calendars allowed societies to organize time for religious, social, economic, and administrative purposes. The calendar, or rather, two sets of calendars, were invented by the ancient Egyptians. One of these was a lunar calendar, which was used mainly for the organization of religious festivals.

Ancient Places

Smuts house
The farmstead of General Jan Smuts on the outskirts of Pretoria, is reputed to be one of the most haunted private homes in the country, according to Mr Mark Rose-Christie, raconteur and social scientist, who regularly takes brave visitors on a tour of haunted sites on his mystery ghost bus.

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The goal of Ancient Origins is to highlight recent archaeological discoveries, peer-reviewed academic research and evidence, as well as offering alternative viewpoints and explanations of science, archaeology, mythology, religion and history around the globe.

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