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By Peter Daughtrey

ISBN-10: 1453271708

ISBN-13: 9781453271704

History's so much interesting secret could have been solved—recently unearthed facts issues in the direction of the true position of the traditional, misplaced urban of Atlantis. greater than 2,000 years in the past Plato laid down round 100 cryptic clues in regards to the place of the misplaced global of Atlantis. in view that then numerous specialists have attempted to crack Plato's code. a few declare Atlantis lies lower than the volcanic rocks of Santorini. Others position it within the Bermuda Triangle, off the coast of Africa, or say it really is misplaced endlessly underneath the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. yet what if Atlantis is way nearer than we expect? What if we will stroll its cobble stoned streets this day? After a forensic twenty-year exam of Plato's writings, Peter Daughtrey says we will be able to do exactly that. Having matched an extraordinary variety of Plato's clues, Daughtrey outlines the entire succeed in of the traditional empire—and pinpoints the precise position of its as soon as glittering capital urban. His quest for the reality approximately Atlantis runs from the dusty stone quarries of Portugal and the hieroglyphs of Egyptian temples to the newly refurbished museums of Baghdad. It comprises the invention of long-forgotten, vitally major artifacts, sensational facts of a misplaced alphabet and a revealing research that identifies today's descendants of this so much historical civilization. specified, actual, and informed with enthusiasm and verve, Atlantis and the Silver urban even unearths the positioning of one other urban from the traditional empire of Atlantis. For simply past the golden shorelines of Portugal one other historic undersea cost is ready to be found . . .

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35-199-201; c£ Tib. 63-4; Prop. 4·5-5I-2; Ov. 64; Juvenal LI I I. Distinction: Dig. 37; cf. 2. Undressed: Sen . g. Fine clothes: Vita Aesopi 21. Poke: Pers. 77. According to Plutarch (Mor. 52oc), there were some at Rome who deliberately sought out the monstrous rather than the goodlooking. Complaints: see Dig. so; c£ Gaius, Inst. 124, implying that a lame or one-eyed slave was not a rare sight. O:ry. 3477 (AD 270). Gagates: Ap. Apol. 45· Reputation: Dig. I9 pr. 3' The sale of slaves was normally viewed then as a transaction equivalent to the sale of livestock.

Normally: Dig. 14-3-I]. pr. Merchandise: Dig. 73·4· Devoid: Dig. SO- lmbert: quoted in Karasch 1987: 43· Note that sale could be accompanied by restrictions that benefited the slave, namely that the slave be set free upon sale and that in the case of sale of a female slave, the slave not be prostituted; to this extent the humanity of the slave could be recognised. On the other hand, sale could be accompanied by a ban on the slave's future manumission and a requirement of fetocation. For discussion especially of the prostitution clause, see McGinn rggo.

I3-39-6-7- Vespasian:Jos. Bj 3·5400rator: Quint. Inst. 6g. 24). Olaudah Equiano: Gates rg87= 37-8. 23 47 Roman troops: Tac. Ann. 24. Geographical knowledge: Nicolet rggr: 57-94. Britain: Str. 2-3; cf. Caes. Gal. 23. Rudiments of Latin: A. 4-6; cf. Var. L. 6; Dig. 2. Licinus: PIR 2 1381. Cleander: PIR 2 A 1481. Cloak dealers: ILS 7577- The Roman slave supply The Roman slave supply to hear Greek spoken and to see the sea. But as her journey eastwards continued and she faced the prospect of entering the domain of the Persian King across the Euphrates, 'then longing for her country and family welled up in her, and she despaired of ever returning'.

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