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Israel

Israel and the Sinai Peninsula are promoted(a) as the location of Atlantis by Jaime Manuschevich. His contention is based on what he claims were the different geographical perceptions of the Egyptians and Greeks that led to Plato misinterpreting Solon’s notes and erroneously placing Atlantis in the Atlantic Ocean. He presented his radical views at the 2005 Atlantis Conference.

>On his website, Manuchevich outlines the reasoning behind his theory(b) in a series of blogs. He also offers further insights in an old Atlantis Rising forum(c).<

More tangible but no more credible is the site of Atlit-Yam of the coast of Israel, which the media insist on referring to as “Israel’s Atlantis”.

(a) http://self.gutenberg.org/articles/Location_hypotheses_of_Atlantis (link broken)

(b) Background on Why Israel Was Atlantis (II) | Atlantis is Israel (wordpress.com) *

(c) Atlantis Rising: Atlantis in Israel (archive.org) *