According to Sanchoniathon, Ouranos was the son of Autochthon, and, according to Plato, Autochthon was one of the ten kings of Atlantis. He married his sister Ge. These four sons probably represented four races, the offspring of the earth. The Greek Uranos was the father of Chronos, and the ancestor of Atlas. This is the legend which the Greeks told of Zeus and Juno.
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According to Sanchoniathon, Ouranos was the son of Autochthon, and, according to Plato, Autochthon was one of the ten kings of Atlantis. He married his sister Ge.
These four sons probably represented four races, the offspring of the earth. The Greek Uranos was the father of Chronos, and the ancestor of Atlas. This is the legend which the Greeks told of Zeus and Juno. In the Greek legends it is Zeus who attacks and overthrows his father, Chronos.
Ouranos had a daughter called Astarte [paragraph continues] Ashtoreth , another called Rhea. Chronos gave Attica to his daughter Athena, as in the Greek legends.
In a time of plague be sacrificed his son to Ouranos, and "circumcised himself, and compelled his allies to do the same thing. The Egyptians called him Thoth, and he was represented among them as "the god of letters, the clerk of the under-world," bearing a tablet, pen, and palm-branch. And in the delivery of their records to the foreigner Osiris, the god of Egypt, we have another evidence that Egypt derived her civilization from Atlantis.
Though we do not know that primitive language from which the Semitic dialects diverged, yet we know that at one time such language must have existed. We cannot derive Hebrew from Sanscrit, or Sanscrit from Hebrew; but we can well understand bow both may have proceeded from one common source.
They are both channels supplied from one river, and they carry, though not always on the surface, floating materials of language which challenge comparison, and have already yielded satisfactory results to careful analyzers. May not this town of Erythia have given its name to the adjacent sea? It would even appear that there was an island of Erythea. In the Greek mythology the tenth labor of Hercules consisted in driving away the cattle of Geryon, who lived in the island of Erythea, "an island somewhere in the remote west, beyond the p.
Hercules stole the cattle from this remote oceanic island, and, returning drove them "through Iberia, Gaul, over the Alps, and through Italy. The builders of the Central American cities are reported to have been a bearded race. Their colonies and trading-posts extended east and west from the shores of the Black Sea, through the Mediterranean to the west coast of Africa and of Spain, and around to Ireland and England; while from north to south they ranged from the Baltic to the Persian Gulf.
They touched every point where civilization in later ages made its appearance. Strabo estimated that they had three hundred cities along the west coast of Africa. These were the first great founders of the world-- Founders of cities and of mighty states-- Who showed a path through seas before unknown. In the first ages, when the sons of men Knew not which way to turn them, they assigned To each his first department; they bestowed Of land a portion and of sea a lot, And sent each wandering tribe far off to share A different soil and climate.
Dyonysius of Susiana, A.
Atlantis the Antediluvian World
Content[ edit ] Many of its theories are the source of many modern-day concepts about Atlantis, including these: the civilization and technology beyond its time, the origins of all present races and civilizations, and a civil war between good and evil. It was avidly supported by publications of Helena Blavatsky and the Theosophical Society as well as by Rudolf Steiner. He includes many illustrations as well as charts with lingual similarities. With his book he states that he is trying to prove thirteen distinct hypotheses:  There once existed in the Atlantic Ocean , opposite the Mediterranean Sea , a large island, which was the remnant of an Atlantic continent, and known to the ancients as Atlantis. That the description of this island given by Plato is not fable, as has been long supposed, but veritable history. That Atlantis was the region where man first rose from a state of barbarism to civilization. That it became, in the course of ages, a populous and mighty nation, from whose emigrants the shores of the Gulf of Mexico , the Mississippi River , the Amazon River , the Pacific coast of South America , the Mediterranean , the west coast of Europe and Africa , the Baltic , the Black Sea , and the Caspian were populated by civilized nations.
Atlantis: the antediluvian world
Learn how and when to remove this template message Donnelly entered politics and was lieutenant governor of Minnesota from to He was a Radical Republican  Congressman from Minnesota in the 38th , 39th , and 40th congresses , — , a state senator from — and and a state representative from and After leaving the Minnesota State Senate in , he returned to his law practice and writing. In , Donnelly spoke at a meeting of 10, people where he read his preamble to the conference platform. In , he published Atlantis: The Antediluvian World , his best-known work. It details theories concerning the mythical lost continent of Atlantis. The book sold well and is widely credited with initiating the theme of Atlantis as an antediluvian civilization that became such a feature of popular literature during the 20th century and contributed to the emergence of Mayanism.
Ignatius L. Donnelly