The earliest written record of Atlantis is found in the works of Plato’s dialogues ‘Timaeus’ and ‘Critias’, written in about 360 BC. The other written record, papyri in Egyptian hieroglyphs, from which the details of this civilization are believed to have been derived, ceased to exist eons ago. Many argue that Atlantis is just a myth created by Plato in his dialogues. On the other hand there are also those who believe that a civilization and city called Atlantis actually did exist. True or not, there are certain things about the lost city of Atlantis anyone claiming to be an expert on the topic is supposed to be aware of. Let’s have a look at the top 10 things to know about Atlantis before you call yourself a history maniac.