Elephants of Plato’s Atlantis Match Ice Age Fauna of Southern Spain Remnant Herds the Atlas Type Used by Hannibal


You many have wondered how the Carthaginian general Hannibal of North Africa, from the northern edge of the Sahara, rounded up elephants for his army to invade Italy, did he cross the Sahara to bring the elephants up from equatorial Africa a thousand miles across a sea of sand? Plato wrote that the empire of Atlantis, centered in the region of Gibraltar, utilized elephants, the remnant population of those the Atlas elephants still roaming where the progeny of Posidon (Sidon a son of Canaan) and his son Atlas built their empire clearly “bronze age” with metallurgy and transoceanic navigation.