[MR] BBC Reel: Ancient "Atlanteans"

Garth Groff and Sally Sanford mallardlodge1000 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 28 08:36:23 PST 2020

Noble Friends,

Today BBC Reel is offering a brief video about the original inhabitants of
the Canary Islands. While there has been speculation these were the
original "Atlanteans", and it is tempting for us to connect to that term,
they were actually a Berber people from North Africa.

The video explores some some interesting remnants of their culture, which
was virtually wiped out by Spanish conquerors around 1470. Since some of
the historic sites in the film were still in use, this story is relevant to
our SCA interests:

For more about the conquest see
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conquest_of_the_Canary_Islands .

Yours Aye,

Mungo Napier, Laird of Mallard Lodge  🦆

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