Under the Sea!


The Dorian invasion caused the Late Bronze Age collapse which led to the Greek Dark Ages. Sparta and Athens arose afterward. Sparta was controlled by Dorian-types (comprising Dorians) while Athens was controlled by Athenian-style slave-makers (comprising Athenian slave-makers).

Invasions, destruction and possible population movements during the collapse of the Bronze Age, c. 1200:

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The sinking of Atlantis is typically a reference to the Late Bronze Age collapse:

[Critias:] Many great and wonderful deeds are recorded of your state in our histories. But one of them exceeds all the rest in greatness and valour. For these histories tell of a mighty power which unprovoked made an expedition against the whole of Europe and Asia, and to which your city put an end. This power came forth out of the Atlantic Ocean, for in those days the Atlantic was navigable; and there was an island situated in front of the straits which are by you called the Pillars of Heracles; the island was larger than Libya and Asia put together, and was the way to other islands, and from these you might pass to the whole of the opposite continent which surrounded the true ocean; for this sea which is within the Straits of Heracles is only a harbour, having a narrow entrance, but that other is a real sea, and the surrounding land may be most truly called a boundless continent. Now in this island of Atlantis there was a great and wonderful empire which had rule over the whole island and several others, and over parts of the continent, and, furthermore, the men of Atlantis had subjected the parts of Libya within the columns of Heracles as far as Egypt, and of Europe as far as Tyrrhenia. This vast power, gathered into one, endeavoured to subdue at a blow our country and yours and the whole of the region within the straits; and then, Solon, your country shone forth, in the excellence of her virtue and strength, among all mankind. She was pre-eminent in courage and military skill, and was the leader of the Hellenes. And when the rest fell off from her, being compelled to stand alone, after having undergone the very extremity of danger, she defeated and triumphed over the invaders, and preserved from slavery those who were not yet subjugated, and generously liberated all the rest of us who dwell within the pillars. But afterwards there occurred violent earthquakes and floods; and in a single day and night of misfortune all your warlike men in a body sank into the earth, and the island of Atlantis in like manner disappeared in the depths of the sea. For which reason the sea in those parts is impassable and impenetrable, because there is a shoal of mud in the way; and this was caused by the subsidence of the island.

-Plato, Timaeus

(One has to remember that Plato was a proponent of ancient Athen's system of slavery.)

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You have a very interesting multi-media approach to archetypal types. I am not quite sure what you are aiming at but it's quite fun to discover various pieces of art around one common theme.

I believe that we only have two original sources for the legend of Atlantis: Plato and, much later, Blavatsky.


Yes, I splice a lot of multimedia in between more serious content and have been doing this for years now across multiple platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, etc.). I guess it's just my style of presentation. It'd be nice if en.minguo.info allowed pictures and videos to be displayed directly. It might also be good to have sharing buttons on pages and blog posts so people can easily click to share information to Facebook and Twitter.



Embedding images

You already can! Beware of copyright issues, though.

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I splice a lot of multimedia in between more serious content and have been doing this for years now across multiple platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, etc.). I guess it's just my style of presentation.

I personally appreciate the change of pace. The embedded image above is beautiful and I particularly enjoy some music videos.

Thanks for sharing. :)



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"Europe’s First Underwater Museum Opens Off the Canary Islands": http://mymodernmet.com/underwater-museum-sculpture-lanzarote/

The deepest underwater postbox is in Susami, Japan at a depth of 33 feet (10 m). It is officially recognized as a mail collection point and receives 1,000 to 1,500 pieces of mail a year from scuba divers.

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