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Can a Continent Sink?

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Ostanes
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« Reply #45 on: September 09, 2010, 11:00:49 pm »

Atlantis never sank and the Egyptian Neith priest identified by Plutarch as Sonchis of Sais never said it did.

What he actually said is that the Pelasgians of Athens "sank into the earth" whereas Atlantis "disappeared in the depths of the sea."

"But afterwards there occurred violent earthquakes and floods; and in a single day and night of misfortune all your warlike men in a body sank into the earth, and the island of Atlantis in like manner disappeared in the depths of the sea." -- Sonchis of Sais, priest, ~600 B.C.
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