The Quiz: The Minoan eruption has been connected to the legend of what lost city?
The legend of Atlantis has been linked to the catastrophic eruption of 3,600 years ago and the destruction of the Minoan city of Akrotiri, whose remains have been unearthed on Santorini.
LIke the fabled doomed city of Atlantis, Akrotiri was an advanced city with hot and cold running water, multi-level buildings, and elaborate frescoes. The oldest written mention of Atlantis appears in Plato’s dialogues and is believed to be intended as fiction.
The correct answer to this quiz is Atlantis.