Final Projects Blog

Week 5

There is abundant archaeological evidence that claims to solve the lost city of Atlantis. A group of researchers has recently proposed that Atlantis existed in Southern Spain near the coast of Gibraltar (http://www.nbcnews.com/id/42072469/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/lost-city-atlantis-believed-found-spain/#.UfmsYVKo2QE). This research team believes that the city…

Blog 5: False Atlanti

Plato’s tale of Atlantis is tantalizing and has led many archeologists to search for its true location. Sadly, while claims have been made that Atlantis existed anywhere from Cuba to Spain, we still do not have conclusive evidence to link…

Week 5

The city of Atlantis has captured the minds and curiosity of people all over the world. Disney has released their own interpretation of Atlantis to entice the younger generation. Not too long ago, I took a ride at Sea World…

Week 5 Atlantis

Atlantis… is it a lost city of legend, a lost city of myths, or was it once a very real Greek city as captured and recorded for history by the ancient philosopher Plato? Who… in his written descriptive account of…

Week 5- Atlantis

From the articles I have read, it seems that Atlantis was nothing like the Disney version I watched when I was a kid. According to some it was a civilization of horribly corrupt and morally depraved individuals who got what they…

Moray

For my final project I have chosen to do research on the site of Moray in Peru.  I will be looking for the latest information on the interpretation of the architecture and purpose of the terraced structures.  It is believed…

Atlantis Theories

I have found two “theories” that make the argument that Atlantis was a real place; both believe they have found enough archaeological evidence to substantiate their claim. Regarding the first theory, Richard Freund, a professor at Hartford University, and his…

Atlantis

The two other theories about the location of Atlantis that i looked at were that it was located off the shores of Cyprus in the Mediterranean (http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2004/11/16/1244592.htm) and that it was located in mud flaps in Spain (http://www.nbcnews.com/id/42072469/ns/technology_and_science-science/t/lost-city-atlantis-believed-found-spain/). The first…

Week 5 – Atlantis

When I first read the instructions for this week’s blog post, I thought we had to find scholarly articles published about Atlantis.  So, naturally, I couldn’t find a single one! And then I read again and this post got a…