I’d like to think I would have been smart enough to leave

Some people think that the island of Santorini in the Aegean Sea might be the basis for the legend of Atlantis since it had a civilization before being destroyed by a volcano four times the destructive power of Krakatoa. Excavations of the city there have been going on for over 50 years now but no bodies have ever been discovered. That makes archaeologists thin that the people knew that the rumblings of the volcano were bad and they all evacuated before it blew.

(The Great Courses – Archaeology: An Introduction to the Worlds Greatest Sites)

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