2. The solar system and its laws (en)

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Atala - A journey to the Golden Age by Marie Cachet

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Quotations are (still) from Critias by Plato:
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Regarding the description of the inner solar system, it is recognized as follows:

And Poseidon,
receiving for his lot the island of Atlantis, begat children by a mortal
woman, and settled them in a part of the island, which I will describe.
Looking towards the sea, but in the centre of the whole island, there
was a plain which is said to have been the fairest of all plains and very
fertile. Near the plain again, and also in the centre of the island at a
distance of about fifty stadia, there was a mountain not very high on any side.

 

Again it is stated that the mountain (later the Acropolis) is at the center of the plain.

In this mountain there dwelt one of the earth born primeval men of
that country, whose name was Evenor…

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