Thursday, February 28, 2013

Fact of the Day: Atlas' Island

The mythical island of Greek legend called Atlantis is named after the Titan God Atlas. 

10 comments:

Kay said...

Is this the Atlas who held up the world, right?

betty said...

so do you think the resort that they are always advertising on TV is named after the mythical island? That place looks like a great place to visit!


betty

The Offender said...

It is someone near the pillars of Hercules.

Cloudia said...

Cool fact I DIDN'T know!
Aloha

Unknown said...

Cause holding the world there was too heavy and he sunk it.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Cool bit of info

Emmylou said...

I did a project on Atlantis when I was in high school:D

MEcoy said...

that make sense, i wonder if it's true

DEZMOND said...

or after the Atlantic ocean which got its name from Atlas.

A Beer for the Shower said...

After all those years holding up the world, the least they could do was name an island after him.