Atlantis is a legend of a lost city, hidden beneath ocean. It was first written about by Greek scientist Plato. Many have tried searching for this city. It is believed that the city contains treasure, knowledge and advanced technology.
Here are five different versions of Atlantis that exist in pop culture.
1.)MUSIC – Atlantis by Donovan
Atlantis is a pop song written and performed by the Scottish singer Donovan. It achieved worldwide success reaching the top of the charts. It was even featured in the Disney movie, Atlantis : The Lost Empire.
2)COMICS – DC Universe
In the DC Comics Universe, Atlantis is featured as a city, deep beneath the ocean as in the legends. It is based on the city mention by Platos. It is also Aquaman’s version of the city of Atlantis.
3)Movies – Atlantis : The Lost Empire
Atlantis : The Lost Empire is an animated film produced by Disney is 2001. It is renowned to be the first Science Fiction film made by Disney. With a cast including the likes of Michael.J.Fox and Leonard Nimoy, the film grossed a total of $186 million. The story is about a man who discovers a sacred book, which he believes will guide him and his crew to the lost city of Atlantis.
I remember watching this when I was young. Extremely Enjoyable.
4)Television – Stargate : Atlantis
Stargate : Atlantis is a spinoff of the popular series Stargate SG-1. In this story, Atlantis is basically a huge, city like aircraft created by and advanced race known as the Ancients. Through the use of a device known as a Stargate, the people of Earth were able to travel to the Pegasus galaxy to discover Atlantis. In the Pegasus galaxy, the encounter many enemies such as the Wraith and the Replicators. The series remained relatively successful for 5 seasons, after which it was taken off air. Plans of a movie are still in discussions.
One of my favourite TV series. Really enjoyed watching it. Reccomended to all Sci-Fi fans.
I assume most of you have heard of the Bermuda triangle. It is rumored that the disruptions that are caused above it are due to the effect of the city of Atlantis. Although this is probably false, the prospect of a lost city of Atlantis is certainly exciting.