Atlantida´s history emerges from Platon´s, Greek Philosopher, 427 to C., Platon´s dialague, these dialogues maintained between Critias and Timeo, assure that this history was told to them by Solón a greek wise person, which at the same time received it from an Egyptian priest.
In these writings Platon talks about the description of a great continent that had a wonderful civilization, according to the sayings it existed sometime in "a distant point of the Atlantic Ocean" opposite to Hercules´ colums, in the year 900 A.C.
It was named Atlantida and he said it had sunk in the sea in the term of a day and one night distance, victim of a great cataclysm.
These writings created the legend of Atlantis` lost continent. Everything about Atlantis arises from the same source: "Platon´s dialogues".
It is necessary to make a explanation on this period of time, and is that Solón could have misinterpreted the Egyptian symbol for "100" and "1000", that is, that the Atlantis would have existed in 9000 years B.C. Which we could releate with the glacial era or in 900 years B.C. This would locate the Atlantis in the Bronze Age in which possesed the necessary tools to obtain the development that is described in history about this civilization.
There are many authors who have written and speculated on the lost Continent, is worth the trouble to mention: