Did Atlantis ever really exist? The Greek philosopher Plato first told the story of this ancient island civilization believed to be west of the "Pillars of Hercules," or Straits of Gibralter, and east of what are now the Americas.
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The continent of Lemuria, or Mu, was contemporary with Atlantis, and they knew of each other. But they had large differences. The Atlanteans were technologically advanced, materially sophisticated, imperialist people, builders of cities and momuments.