a legendary island, first mentioned by Plato, said to have existed in the Atlantic Ocean west of Gibraltar and to have sunk beneath the sea, but linked by some modern archaeologists with the island of Thera, the surviving remnant of a much larger island destroyed by a volcanic eruption c1500 b.c.
The philosopher, Plato, linked Santorini with the mythical lost city of Atlantis that sank beneath the waves.
Book a Room for Two in a Santorini Cave Joanna Eede June 9, 2014
Stargate: Atlantis went dark in 2009, and the flagship series, SG-1 has only been off for two years.
Trailer Park The Daily Beast Video September 30, 2009
Yet, unlike such Grail-oriented conspiracies (and Atlantis, yetis and UFOs), the Shroud very definitely exists.
The Shroud of Turin and Thomas de Wesselow’s ‘The Sign.’ Thomas de Wesselow April 2, 2012
Stewart jumped in with, “Martin Luther King and Jesus Riding dinosaurs in Atlantis.”
Hilarious Reactions to Newsweek’s Princess Diana Cover The Daily Beast June 29, 2011
The adventurer Leo Frobenius fantasized the lost city of Atlantis sunken in its bay.
A City Rejuvenates Wole Soyinka March 13, 2011
Mighty as is the industrial civilization of your day, that of Atlantis was mightier.
The Heads of Apex Francis Flagg
The most famous of them all was the overthrow of the island of Atlantis.
You can read for yourself, some day, what Atlantis was like.
The Magic World Edith Nesbit
The tale of Atlantis is the fabric of a vision, but it has never ceased to interest mankind.
Condemn my weakness how you will, but I came very near then to liking the Empress of Atlantis in the way she wished.
The Lost Continent C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
(in ancient legend) a continent said to have sunk beneath the Atlantic Ocean west of the Straits of Gibraltar
mythical island-nation, from Greek Atlantis, literally “daughter of Atlas.” All references trace to Plato’s dialogues “Timaeus” and “Critias,” both written c.360 B.C.E.
A kingdom in classical mythology. According to legend, it was once an island in the Atlantic Ocean, was swallowed up in an earthquake, and is now covered by the sea.
atlanto- atlanto- pref. Atlas: atlantoaxial.
- Atlanto-occipital membrane
atlanto-occipital membrane atlanto-occipital membrane at·lan·to-oc·cip·i·tal membrane (āt-lān’tō-ŏk-sĭp’ĭ-tl) n. The fibrous layer extending from the anterior arch of the atlas to the anterior margin of the great foramen. The fibrous membrane that attaches between the posterior arch of the atlas and the posterior margin of the great foramen.
atlantoaxial atlantoaxial at·lan·to·ax·i·al (āt-lān’tō-āk’sē-əl) adj. Relating to the atlas and the axis or to the joint between the two vertebrae.
a bound collection of maps. a bound volume of charts, plates, or tables illustrating any subject. Anatomy. the first cervical vertebra, which supports the head. a size of drawing or writing paper, 26 × 34 or 33 inches. Also called telamon. Architecture. a sculptural figure of a man used as a column. Classical Mythology. a […]