As we can see, however, theories regarding Atlantis are often contradictory; besides, no direct evidence such as the examples of writing, pottery, arts, armor, and so on have been found. We do not know what happened to these people.
But with time it faded and was more and more diluted.
It is very improbable, in fact, that he based his story on nothing, and it is also unlikely, that he had such a detailed report the translation of the old Egyptian report. However, the location of Atlantis, and whether or not it ever existed, remains a mystery.
Obviously, none of these theories stands up to criticism, but they still remain popular. Whatever and wherever Atlantis was, if such a place really once existed, we probably will never know for sure.
It is also imaginable, that years looked not far enough in time for Platon or Solon etc. He also begat and brought up five pairs of twin male children; and dividing the island of Atlantis into ten portions, he gave to the first-born of the eldest pair his mother's dwelling and the surrounding allotment, which was the largest and best, and made him king over the rest; the others he made princes, and gave them rule over many men, and a large territory.
Adding the figures, the Atlantis event should have taken place around BC, in good agreement to the recent datings of the Minoa eruption BC.
Just like any other mystery, many people wish to solve it.
There are some theories that Plato may have had an agenda when he told the story, so he may have wanted to place Atlantis as far away from Greece as possible.
Sprague de Camp, a science-fiction author, put Atlantis in Spain the town of Cadizand by the end of the decade, Dr. This is not opposite to the Santorini theory.