Atlantis: Historical Sources

Plato’s Timaeus (and his cave) are prominent inspirations for “Glass Grimoire: the Andy Crowley Saga”. A fictional take on Atlantis plays a huge part as well.

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“This power came forth out of the Atlantic Ocean, for in those days the Atlantic was navigable; 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, and from these you might pass to the whole of the opposite continent which surrounded the true ocean; 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.”


john_martin4 The Great Day of His Wrath by John Martin

The story of Atlantis

Comes to us from Timaeus, a Socratic dialogue, written in about 360 B.C. by Plato

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