A new book has revealed numerous versions of the world not as it ever existed, but as it was thought to be. The Phantom Atlas, by Edward Brooke-Hitching explores map-making and mythology throughout history, showcasing a collection of antique maps and atlases that display erroneous cartography, with each illustration accompanied by the story behind it.

It includes non-existent islands, invented mountain ranges, mythical civilisations and other fictitious geography, as well as sea monsters

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This is a drone photo of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus and the Acropolis of Athens, Greece. The theater was renovated in the 1950's and it is used for theatrical plays and concerts in the summer.
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This is a drone photo of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus and the Acropolis of Athens, Greece. The theater was renovated in the 1950's and it is used for theatrical plays and concerts in the summer.

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