Atlantis Sentence Examples
The most interesting, and in many respects the most remarkable, is the philosophic romance, the New Atlantis, a description of an ideal state in which the principles of the new philosophy are carried out by political machinery and under state guidance, and where many of the results contemplated by Bacon are in imagination attained.
Finally the sea had overwhelmed Atlantis, and had thenceforward become unnavigable owing to the shoals which marked the spot.
In the Critias Plato adds a history of the ideal commonwealth of Atlantis.
Medieval writers, for whom the tale was preserved by the Arabian geographers, believed it true, and were fortified in their belief by numerous traditions of islands in the western sea, which offered various points of resemblance to Atlantis.
These, which are described in separate articles, helped to maintain the tradition of an earthly paradise which had become associated with the myth of Atlantis; and all except Avalon were marked in maps of the 14th and 15th centuries, and formed the object of voyages of discovery, in one case (St Brendan's island) until the 18th century.Advertisement
After the Renaissance, with its renewal of interest in Platonic studies, numerous attempts were made to rationalize the myth of Atlantis.
For the theory that Atlantis is to be identified with Crete in the Minoan period, see "The Lost Continent" in The Times (London) for the 19th of February 1909.
These sudden appearances of vast bodies of lemmings, and their singular habit of persistently pursuing the same onward course of migration, have given rise to various speculations, from the ancient belief of the Norwegian peasants, shared by Olaus Magnus, that they fall down from the clouds, to the hypothesis that they are acting in obedience to an instinct inherited from ancient times, and still seeking the congenial home in the submerged Atlantis, to which their ancestors of the Miocene period were wont to resort when driven from their ordinary dwelling-places by crowding or scarcity of food.
This will need co-operative effort as described in the account of Solomon's House in the New Atlantis.
If, however, we are to attach weight to English writers of the latter half of the 17th century, we shall find that one of Bacon's greatest achievements was the impetus given by his New Atlantis to the foundation of the Royal Society.Advertisement
Joseph Glanvill, in his Scepsis Scientifica (dedication) says, " Solomon's house in the New Atlantis was a prophetic scheme of the Royal Society "; and Henry Oldenburg (c. 1615-1677), one of the first secretaries of the society, speaks of the new eagerness to obtain scientific data as " a work begun by the single care and conduct of the excellent Lord Verulam."
A similar idea also occurs in legends of world-wide currency, the best known of these being the Greek, and the medieval Norse, Celtic and Arab legends which describe an earthly Paradise in the Western or Atlantic Ocean (see Atlantis).
In Bacon's New Atlantis (1624-29) science is the key to universal happiness; Tommaso Campanella's Civitas Solis (1623) portrays a communistic society, and is largely inspired by the Republic of Plato; James Harrington's Oceana (1656), which had a profound influence upon political thought in America, is a practical treatise rather than a romance, and is founded on the ideas that property, especially in land, is the basis of political power, and that the executive should only be controlled for a short period by the same man or men.
His Atland (or Atlantika) appeared in four folio volumes, in Latin and Swedish, in 1675-1698; it was an attempt to summon all the authority of the past, all the sages of Greece and the bards of Iceland, to prove the inherent and indisputable greatness of the Swedish nation, in which the fabulous Atlantis had been at last discovered.
This is absolutely incredulous, requiring one to connect with ancient astronaut theories or Atlantis myths.Advertisement
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Yellow-legged Gull (Larus cachinnans Atlantis) Recorded on small numbers (less than ten at any one site) around the coast.
But for all that the magic still bathes its heady glow across the land and our world is echelon, Atlantis Echelon.
Attribut, particularly the split dose recommendation, has proved in trials to be more consistent in controlling bromes compared to Atlantis.
By the event of the first great cataclysm, Atlantis was firmly established in many areas of the Earth.Advertisement
Atlantis was first written about by the Greek philosopher Plato over 2000 years ago.
The new atlantis moved forward to try and engage the target with the Simrad scanning sonar but without success.
Legends of Atlantis reconsidered in the light of the Egyptian exploded planet cult.
Fenomen Games also has a wide selection of adventure hidden object games as free trial versions, including Call of Atlantis and Hidden Relics.
Atlantis Hydroponics features more state of the art products.Advertisement
Sea World San Diego is also home to exciting water attractions, such as The Journey to Atlantis and Shipwreck Rapids.
Journey to Atlantis is a log flume style thrill ride that combines visual special effects with steep drops and big splashes.
Riders are treated to a retelling of the tale of Atlantis in between sharp bends and plummeting hills.
Fate of Atlantis - LucasArts released the 1992 Fate of Atlantis to complement the LucasArts graphic adventure of the same title.
Play some classic titles like Pitfall, Keystone Kapers, Atlantis, Freeway, Kaboom Megamania, Spider Fighter, Demon Attack, Seaquest and much more.
You travel all over the sea, meeting unique creatures and exploring Atlantis in search of your pod.
To unlock Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis, hold the Z button, then press A, the UP direction twice, then B, the DOWN direction twice, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT direction, then B at the main menu.
Edgar Cayce also predicted that Atlantis would rise again in 1968 or 1969.
Could this be evidence that Atlantis actually existed at one time?
These signs included the evolution of a new "root race," as well as the discovery of the Hall of Records hidden when Atlantis was destroyed.
One Sunday, the discussion was about Atlantis, and Dr. Kevin had a very unusual reaction.
While not entirely supernatural in nature, some investigators believe the structures are evidence of the buried mythical city of Atlantis.
Atlantis, located on Paradise Island in the Bahamas, is a wonderland for all ages.
During the eighth season, Jack O'Neill assumed the head of Stargate command after Elizabeth Weir joined the Atlantis mission.
Once through the wormhole to Atlantis, the crew found a city sunk beneath the water.
The decision was made to send a team through the Stargate to explore Atlantis and the Pegasus Galaxy.
The first season dealt with the Atlantis Expedition coping with survival, despite being surrounded by tremendous technology.
The Daedelus provided the Atlantis Expedition with a link to Earth and a ZPM to power their shields.
Over the course of the next two seasons, the Atlantis crew would continue to explore the Pegasus Galaxy, battle the Wraith and even attempt to de-evolve a Wraith to his base human form.
And the Atlantis exploration team, in their innocence blundered and woke up the Wraith hive ships.
The cast went through multiple changes in the five year run of the series, most notably in the command of the Atlantis base.
Weir led the Atlantis expedition capably until a run-in with Human Form replicators cost her, her life.
Shepperd's troubled history with authority rubbed his new commanding officer the wrong way, but when the Colonel (played by Robert Patrick) was killed in the pilot episode, Shepperd was left in charge of Atlantis' military personnel.
His brilliance, however, was undeniable and Rodney proved the salvation of the Atlantis mission on multiple occasions.
The Athosians relocated to the Atlantis homeworld and Teyla became a member of Sheppard's exploration team.
Known as a Runner, the Wraith used Ronan for sport until the Atlantis mission and Dr. Beckett was able to remove his tracker.
Atlantis only lasted five years compared to the original series' decade long run.
All five seasons of Atlantis are available on DVD.
Like SG-1 novels, the Atlantis series follows the adventures of the Atlantis team in the Pegasus Galaxy and can feature guest appearances by SG-1 team members such as Daniel Jackson or Jack O'Neill.
A few of his short stores in the Hearts in Atlantis collection were clearly drawn from his experiences at the University of Maine during the Vietnam War when anti-war sentiment at the university was very high.
According to the priests, Atlantis had been a powerful kingdom nine thousand years before the birth of Solon, and its armies had overrun the lands which bordered the Mediterranean.
Legend says that the island of Atlantis was sunk beneath the waves 11,000 years ago by a massive cataclysm.
I suspect that most English people would prefer to be in the middle of the Atlantic rather than just offshore, rather like Atlantis.
The nation's capital, Nassau, is one of the most frequently visited cruise ports and is home to the world-renowned Atlantis Resort on nearby Paradise Island.