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The story is also a reminder of how the most powerful nations can be destroyed by the forces of nature. 28 >> nation—A country and the people who live in it How Strange... The television series Stargate Atlantis locates Atlantis in another galaxy. Jules Verne’s novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, features a visit to Atlantis in a submarine. The legend of Atlantis has been the subject of many movies. This picture is from the movie Atlantis: The Lost Empire. >> subject—Something or someone talked or written about 29 Like many folk tales or legends, the Atlantis story could be a mixture of fact and fiction.

But then he says it was destroyed by the gods because of its people’s greed. In just one day and night, Atlantis was wiped out. Maybe the story of Atlantis was meant as a warning to the people of Ancient Greece. It warns that even great civilizations can turn bad. The story is also a reminder of how the most powerful nations can be destroyed by the forces of nature. 28 >> nation—A country and the people who live in it How Strange... The television series Stargate Atlantis locates Atlantis in another galaxy.

Some people think this represents the rings of land and earth around the city of Atlantis. However, it is unlikely that the story will end in either Knossos or Spain. There is something about the story of a lost land under the sea that excites and fascinates people. The search for Atlantis continues. C. Glossary advanced Highly developed and ahead of others nation A country and the people who live in it alien A creature from another planet, also called an extraterrestrial native A person born and living in a particular place civilization A very organized society that has developed in a particular region opposite Across from and usually facing something comet A mass of dust and gas that moves around the Sun continent A large landmass, such as North America, Africa, or Asia dinosaur A type of reptile, often very large, that lived millions of years ago English Channel The narrow area of sea separating England and France Poseidon The Greek god of the sea and bringer of earthquakes prediction A warning or statement of what will happen in the future priest Someone who performs religious ceremonies published Printed and made ready for sale sea level The average level of the sea’s surface eruption The sudden release of lava and ash when a volcano explodes or erupts skill The ability to do something well, usually through training or practice exaggerated Said to be bigger or greater than in real life spring A place where water rises up out of the ground fiction A story that has been made up and is not based on fact subject Something or someone talked or written about fragment A small piece that has been broken off trade The purchase, sale, or exchange of goods historian Someone who studies, or is an expert in, history translated Changed from one language into another hurled Thrown or flung with great force word of mouth Passed on through speech instead of through writing 31 Index aliens 12, 13 Atlantic Ocean 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 16, 18 Atlantis, city of 6, 19, 22, 24, 30 destruction of 4, 5, 8, 10, 14, 21, 25, 27, 28 location of 4, 7, 8, 10, 14, 15, 16–21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 30 people of 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 14, 28 Atlas Mountains 16–18 Azores 8, 10, 18 Aztlán 8 Bimini 14, 15, 18 Cayce, Edgar 14, 15 comets and meteorites 21 Crete 18, 23, 24, 25, 26 Donnelly, Ignatius 10–11 earthquakes 4, 26 Egypt 6, 7, 11, 22, 27 Evans, Sir Arthur 24 floods 4, 8, 9, 14 gods 5, 6, 8, 11, 28 Herodotus 16, 18 Homer 22, 23 Knossos 23, 24, 26, 27, 30 Lemuria 12–13 Lyonesse 18, 20 Pillars of Hercules see Strait of Gibraltar Plato 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 16, 19, 22, 24, 27, 28, 30 Pliny 18 pyramids 11 Scilly Isles 20 Scott-Elliot, W.

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