Tartessos-Tarshish Was the Model for Plato�s Atlantis

Authors: Rainer W. Kühne

Literary evidence supports the following view. Tartessos and Tarshish were identical. Tartessos was the model for Plato's Atlantis. The Tartessians traded with precious metals, especially with silver. Among their trade partners were the Phoenicians, the Hebrews, and the Greeks. The capital of Tartessos lay in the Donana National Park. Tartessos existed from the tenth to the sixth century BC.

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[v1] 12 Mar 2011

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