By Richard L. Boyer
In deference to Sherlock Holmes’ needs, Dr. Watson stored the fantastic story of the enormous Rat a mystery. although, ahead of he died, he prepared that the tale be held within the vaults of a London financial institution till the entire protagonists have been useless. Now, finally, it may be released. The reader is warned...
“A tale for which the realm isn't but prepared...” -Sherlock Holmes
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Weber believes it to have been nothing less than a world revolution, unparalleled in ancient history in its magnitude and extent . Paret writes that it began a great migration of the peoples of all Central and Southern Europe as well as Asia Minor ; it revolutionised the old world and created the basis for the new . Bachofer has called it a flood that determined the destiny of the world . We cannot, therefore, simply dismiss these events as invented myths or as historical fairy-tales for the comfort of the Athenians .
The expedition of the Atlantis people took place in the time of the great natural catastrophes . C. C. events took place which confirm the account of the Atlantis legend to an astonishing degree . " Apart from the contemporary inscriptions we have already discussed-which were described by Bilabel as " documents of the greatest historical value "-the results of numerous archaeological excavations help to throw light on this decisive epoch of European history, and enable us to reconstruct the course of events .
For nearly two hundred years they ruled Palestine and the Eastern Mediterranean, which came to be known, after the leading tribe of the North people, as the Sea of the Philistines . In alliance with the Libyans they finally succeeded in the invasion of Egypt, when they established a king of military dictatorship . C. a Libyan, Sheshonk I, usurped the Egyptian royal throne . A comparison of these events, confirmed by contemporary inscriptions and extensive archxological evidence, and the statements of the Atlantis legend, show that all the statements of the legend agree with the historical facts .