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Medieval ‘Atlantis’ was destroyed by storm 660 years ago. Now, remnants are uncovered

Posted on AllSides June 21st, 2024

Last year, the ruins of Rungholt, a long-lost medieval city known as “Atlantis of the North Sea,” were located along the coast of Germany. Now, researchers have discovered more than a dozen mounds that supported dwellings at the site, shedding further light on the famed, ill-fated city. During the 14th century, Rungholt was a trading center along the North Sea, according to previous reporting from McClatchy News. However, a massive flood known as the “Great Drowning of Men” destroyed the city in 1362. The memory of Rungholt survived though, eventually...

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